UFC News – Conor McGregor vs Khabib statement from Dana White
Conor McGregor’s grudge match with Khabib Nurmagomedov will be the biggest fight in UFC history, according to the promotion’s president Dana White.
“It’s a massive fight,” White told Fox Sports. “I knew this was the fight to make.
“And I believe that this the biggest fight in the history of the company, other than the Mayweather fight. This thing is going to be massive.”
UFC News – Nate Diaz takes aim at the UFC
Nate Diaz has slammed the UFC brass for publicly claiming he turned down multiple fight offers.
”It was after my last fight,” the Stockton native told TMZ. “Some guy trying to claim management.
“I wasn’t eligible to fight until a month ago. I think the UFC could have informed you of that.
“When the other guy had a lawsuit they had his back. Here they are trying to say I was turning down fights the whole year.”
UFC News – Joanna Jedrezjczyk slammed by Pat Barry
Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrezjczyk is ‘f*****g herself over’ by not accepting her back-to-back losses to Rose Namajunas, according to the latter’s boyfriend Pat Barry.
“I think that Joanna is f*cking herself over by not accepting defeat,” Barry told MMA Fighting at the UFC 227 media day. “That’s why she lost to Valentina three times.
“Lost the first time, she got robbed. Lost the second time, she got robbed. Lost the third time.
“Knockout to Rose, wasn’t her fault. Lost a decision, wasn’t her fault. She wants to fight Rose again.
“She’s not going to be able to. It’s still going to be Rose.”