How many fights does an "Eagle" have to win inside the Octagon before he gets a title shot? One more, apparently. Khabib Nurmagomedov has racked up six straight wins inside the Octagon against some rather stiff competition since making his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut back in 2012.
Couple those six victories with the 16 others he won in his undefeated (22-0, 6-0 UFC) professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, and the Russian-born fighter has made a pretty good case for a title s more
Perennial UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort feels he's been waiting on the sidelines for too long and is ready for another crack at UFC gold. Following 185-pound champ Chris Weidman's hard-fought win by decision over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 Saturday night, "The Phenom" was quick to make it known on Twitter that he wants the next shot at "The All-American": Now I want what I deserve, MY TITIE SHOT!!! Don't run away!! No excuses!! Agora eu quero o q eu… http://t.co/wZYj8OBVAT
— Vitor Belfo more
Lightweights Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller face off in New Jersey for a shot to see who can rise above the gatekeeper status both men are far too good for. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller Lightweight
Aren't these guys coming off losses? It feels like it. Both are top flight fighters in the division who have only quietly put together a win streak. Donald Cerrone is remembered more for his losses to Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony Pettis than his wins over Adriano Martins and Edson Barboza. Miller is r more
n a recent interview for Bloody Elbow, Jim Miller discussed why he feels the victory will be his, weight cutting and the current status of Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis being on the shelf.
In just a few hours, UFC Fight Night 45 will commence in New Jersey with a headliner built for fight fans looking for excitement. Jim Miller will face off against Donald Cerrone in a bout that almost guarantees fireworks, both standing and on the ground. It's what I am calling the battle for the man's m more
Miller becomes the latest lightweight to voice his displeasure at the lack of title fights in the 155-pound weight class. Lorenzo Fertitta, you have Jim Miller on line one.
Much has been made about the lack of title defenses in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division due to fact that Anthony Pettis has been on the sidelines with a knee injury.
After former division kingpin Ben Henderson voiced his displeasure with the lack of title defenses since he lost the title to "Showt more
Watch highlights of Donald Cerrone's win over Jim Miller, including the head kick knockout finish, from tonight's (Wed., July 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 45 event in Atlantic City, New Jersey. more
Donald Cerrone continued his march toward a potential title shot with his third victory of the year with a second-round knockout of Jim Miller in Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 45 headliner. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Wednesday night, Jim Miller stepped into the UFC Octagon opposite fellow lightweight contender Donald Cerrone. However, things did not go the way of Miller in this bout, as he succumbed to a second-round head-kick knockout loss in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The loss for Miller knocks him out of contention for the time being. He is tough as nails and well-rounded as they come, but he has failed to break through to a title consideration with a performance against a fellow top lightweight.
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DUBLIN – The line between future star and overhyped can be thin. Irishman Conor McGregor is straddling that line as he prepares to headline his first UFC show in front of his home fans in Dublin. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more