Khabib’s Wrestling Coach: It’s Almost Impossible To Prepare For Khabib

“Khabib has an ability to move across the mat in a way that somebody who hasn’t done that for 10-12 years of their life can pick up.” – @TeamKhabib’s wrestling coach Carolyn Wester discusses the dominance of Nurmagomedov. #UFC229
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There is no doubt that Khabib Nurmagomedov is an absolute beast in the Octagon. The lightweight champion is undefeated and has dominated each of his opponents on the way to an incredible 26-0 record. On October 6th at UFC 229, he will face his biggest challenge yet in th … Read the Full Article Here
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OSP has no issue with being an underdog, ready to prove doubters wrong

Ovince Saint Preux is tired of being overlooked.Coming off a first-round stoppage win over Tyson Pedro in June and preparing to make his 18th appearance in the Octagon this weekend opposite Dominick Reyes, the Top 10 fixture has been installed as the underdog by the odds makers in Las Vegas and has been hearing a little too much about his opponent’s impressive start to his UFC career.“From what Vegas is saying right now, they’ve got me as an underdog and I’m like, ‘Oh. Okay. Cool,’” says Saint Preux, who has gone 4-1 over his last five fights heading i … Read the Full Article Here
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Unfiltered: Dana White and Michelle Waterson

UFC President Dana White joins the show to talk about a huge fight week heading into UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231, the date for a potential Jon Jones Octagon return, the possibility of Cormier vs. Jones 3, Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier, Greg Hardy, a possible Bantamweight title fight between TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo, Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz, and much more. Before that, “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about her UFC 229 fight with Felice Herrig, doing the #LevelUpChallenge with Holly Holm, Cowboy Cerrone’ … Read the Full Article Here
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On the Rise: UFC 229 Edition

Normally in this space, I turn a spotlight on new arrivals to the UFC or athletes who have garnered very little attention through their first couple forays into the Octagon, but because the UFC 229 fight card is loaded with talent, there aren’t enough debuting fighters or unsung talents to round up to follow that traditional approach.The lone newcomer is Jalin Turner, a tall, rangy 23-year-old who collected a first-round stoppage win on Season 2 of the Contender Series earlier this year. “The Tarantula” is definitely someone to keep an eye on, but because he’s the lone … Read the Full Article Here
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