Understanding how Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor with a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin

In an effort to make sure the post-fight melee doesn’t overshadow the exceptional martial arts displayed at UFC 229, let’s take a look at how Khabib Nurmagomedov was able to use a rear-naked choke to strangle Conor McGregor, without needing…

After UFC 229, Tony Ferguson walks out looking like a champion

Without even considering how Tony Ferguson miraculously recovered from a severe knee injury in “four months and a day,” his work against Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 was nothing short of impressive. If you consider that he managed to outlast…

VIDEO: A wild fight erupts at UFC 229 after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Conor McGregor

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov put in a performance of a lifetime to dominate and submit former two-division champion, Conor McGregor. Despite Khabib’s stunning victory, this fight will likely be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Understanding the Emotions Leading…

The Body Lock predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

Before Khabib Nurmagomedov battles Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event this weekend, The Body Lock takes a look at what to expect from the mega-fight and tries to forecast who will come out on top. Here are our…

Die Beneath an Irish Sky: The Forgotten Backstory of Conor McGregor’s Walkout Song

Author’s note: in the context of this article the term “Republican” refers to the political idea that Ireland should be a Republic free from British rule. It is unrelated from the Republican party of the United States. MGM Garden Arena…

Remembering Kid Yamamoto

With the suddenness of a meteor strike, a death has sent the MMA world reeling; Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto has passed. Mere weeks ago, Yamamoto announced his cancer diagnosis and his intention to fight it. But cancer never fights fair, and it…

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