Tag: UFC 229

Nevada commission to withhold Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 purse pending investigation into brawl

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LAS VEGAS — Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 guaranteed pay is being withheld by the Nevada Athletic Commission, pending a “full investigation,” executive director Bob Bennett confirmed with MMA Fighting early Sunday morning. Nurmagomedov climbed out of the cage following his title win over […]

Morning Report: Tyron Woodley: A fight with Conor McGregor ‘makes sense’ if McGregor wins at UFC 229

MMAFighting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew  Since winning the welterweight title at UFC 201, Tyron Woodley has been angling for a superfight with former champion Georges St-Pierre. Recently though, St-Pierre explained why he is uninterested in a fight with Woodley at the moment, saying that it doesn’t do enough for his legacy. But that’s alright with Woodley who […]