UFC news round up: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier trolled by Nate Diaz, Robbie Lawler pulls out of UFC 282, Khabib Nurmagomedov drops exclusive video, Alex Pereira rides a helicopter with ‘special person’
UFC news round up: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier trolled by Nate Diaz, Robbie Lawler pulls out of UFC 282, Khabib Nurmagomedov…
UFC news round up: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier trolled by Nate Diaz, Robbie Lawler pulls out of UFC 282, Khabib Nurmagomedov drops exclusive video, Alex Pereira rides a helicopter with ‘special person.’ Here is a detailed UFC news round up. Follow UFC News updates with InsideSport.In
UFC News round up: Nate Diaz trolls Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier
Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier recently engaged in some heated Twitter sparring, and a fourth fight was teased. Nate Diaz took the time to comment. “You both get knocked out all the time,” Diaz tweeted.
McGregor and Poirier both have a contentious past with Diaz. In their UFC feud, he squared off against McGregor twice in the Octagon, and each time they prevailed. Before Poirier withdrew due to injury, Diaz was scheduled to fight Poirier at UFC 230.
You both get knocked out all the time 😴 pic.twitter.com/b73xW5M79c
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 5, 2022
UFC News round up: Robbie Lawler pulls out of UFC 282
MMA journalist Brett Okamoto verified on social media that Robbie Lawler withdrew from his UFC 282 match against Santiago Ponzinibbio due to an undisclosed injury. The ‘Argentine Dagger Ponzinibbio has reportedly been replaced, and the UFC is looking for a replacement. After Jiri Prochazka withdrew due to an injury sustained while training, his opponent Glover Teixeira was also persuaded to withdraw, changing the main event of UFC 282.
Robbie Lawler is out of his fight against Santiago Ponzinibbio this Saturday due to undisclosed injury, multiple sources tell ESPN. UFC is currently working on a potential replacement.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 5, 2022
Khabib Nurmagomedov drops an exclusive video
Recently, Khabib Nurmagomedov uploaded a video from his training camp to Instagram. Islam Makhachev, the current UFC lightweight champion, and Usman Nurmagomedov, the current Bellator lightweight champion, worked out with the UFC icon. The Instagram video shows Khabib pressing his teammates.
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Islam Makhachev is getting ready to face Alexander Volkanovski in UFC 284 and defend his belt. In a bout that might determine the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world, UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will formally up weight to take on lightweight champion Islam Makhachev for a second title at UFC 284 on Feb. 11, 2023.
Alex Pereira rides a helicopter with a ‘special person’
According to Alex Pereira, he divorced his ex-wife a year ago and is now living with his kids. The UFC middleweight champion is currently on a break with a “special person” in his life, which is a much-needed break for him.
In the caption, Alex Pereira wrote, “Special moments with a special person.” Pereira was seen with media personality Marie, who frequently conducts interviews with Glory kickboxers. Alex Pereira was once a prodigy at Glory, but his trip to the UFC hasn’t altered his bond with his “special someone.” In a comment in his article, Alex Pereira clarified the situation further by stating, “Just to let the people know I divorced one year ago and live with my two children.“
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