There are obstacles that Usman, Masvidal and the UFC have to clear before the two welterweight stars step inside the Octagon for a big-time title fight.
Why would a sport that places a major emphasis on crowd reactions and what fans want to see be better off without fans in attendance, you may ask? There are a few factors at play to consider to understand the whole picture.
For those interested in watching UFC 251, we have answers to some key questions before the event rolls around this summer.
How the UFC will keep moving despite Conor McGregor’s third retirement and the desires of two other stars
If UFC 250 and the days that followed were any indications, the UFC appears to be in good hands.
Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou: Breaking down the potential superfight and booking the UFC’s outsiders
What would happen if Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou squared off? The debate has raged on ever since UFC 249 wrapped up in the middle of May, and the possibility of the fight actually happening has ramped up ever since.
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If it all goes poorly in the worst-case scenario, the state of the UFC and the company’s entire future could change drastically.
Sometimes, you need years of training. Sometimes, you need a perfect physique or masterful technique. Sometimes, just like the song says, you just “gotta have the funk.”
What’s different about Conor McGregor’s return at UFC 246? Everything, and that’s why he’s primed for a busy 2020
The magnitude of a big fight is still in the air, but it seems like a new version of the man who would dance around at press conferences and taunt opponents has surfaced: a new and improved Conor McGregor.
Everyone faces their own types of fights in life, and MMA fighters are forced to deal with the harsh realities that come with their professions: a fight inside of the Octagon, and a battle in your head when you’re outside of it.