Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals X-ray of broken toe suffered before final fight at UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov dealt with a lot—both physically and emotionally—heading into what became the final fight of his storied career this past Saturday. “The Eagle” submitted Justin Gaethje in the second round of the UFC 254 main event with a mounted triangle to retain his lightweight title before subsequently announcing his retirement in Abu Dhabi. Earlier […]

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Between the Links: Is Khabib the GOAT? UFC 254 fallout, lightweight title picture

Check out episode 22 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and journalist Ant Walker as they react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 lightweight championship headliner, along with his subsequent retirement from the sport. The panel also talks where […]

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UFC 254 medical suspensions: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje get 7 days each, three face potential six-month layoffs

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will each face short suspensions following the UFC 254 main event, although it won’t matter much for the former. Nurmagomedov submitted Gaethje in the second round of their lightweight title unification bout on Saturday in Abu Dhabi before “The Eagle” announced his retirement from the sport. Gaethje’s four-fight winning streak […]

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Georges St-Pierre weighs in on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s place in greatest of all-time debate

In UFC legend Georges St-Pierre’s eyes, attempting to determine who is the greatest fighter of all-time is a debate that has no end. But he sees Khabib Nurmagomedov as a name that easily ranks among the best ever. That call was made even easier after Nurmagomedov’s latest performance, a second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje […]

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