"I don't think Conor McGregor could make the weight on six days notice", White said. "That's a tough weight cut for him", White said, according to ESPN. "I even talked about it happening but when it got like three to four weeks out, I just said 'F**k it, these guys are gonna fight".
What makes life even more intriguing is the victor of the main event at UFC 223 will either be a man who has repeatedly called the Notorious one out or a man who will hold both the belts the Irishman never lost.
David Hogg rejects Laura Ingraham's apology: 'A bully is a bully'
As the backlash was heating up, Ingraham lost Johnson & Johnson, Liberty Mutual, Office Depot, Expedia, Nestle and Hulu. The only brand that gained a significant amount of negative perception among consumers in recent days was Fox News.
Featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) will step up weight classes for Saturday's fight in Brooklyn. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially a cursed fight. He said he's staying ready but he's no where to be found. In similar situations in the past, the fight promotion didn't strip the interim champion of the title unless he was sidelined for a considerable amount of time.
Ferguson didn't think the injury was that serious, and that he worked through it until an MRI on March 31st.
Rick Gates associate is the first to be sentenced in Mueller probe
The description of "Person A" in court records matches Konstantin Kilimnik, who worked for Manafort's consulting firm in Ukraine. On Tuesday, a Dutch lawyer who lied to investigators received the first prison sentence related to the probe.
Would you have liked to see Brian Ortega face Khabib Nurmagomedov instead?
Most recently, the French Canadian won the middleweight title at UFC 217 in November with a third-round submission win over then-champion Michael Bisping.
The news broke on Easter Sunday that Ferguson was out of the title fight. Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out back in 2015 due to a rib injury. To give even more reason for excitement, both Holloway and Khabib have openly expressed interest in bringing the UFC to their respective homelands (Holloway is from Hawaii while Khabib is from Russia) and bringing the victor of this fight to their home, would truly be an incredible moment in UFC history. This will also give Holloway the chance to become the only other fighter besides Conor McGregor to hold two belts simultaneously. When White stated that the interim title would go away, Ferguson was shocked.
Intel Unleashes New Mobile Core i9 Processors at almost 5GHz
Intel also expanded its eighth-generation desktop-class processor lineup today, with the Core i3-8300, i5-8500, and i5-8600. On the laptop side, you can expect four cores and eight threads even in Intel's low-power U-series Core i5 chips .