UFC and MMA news comes at you fast, so you’re bound to miss a couple of things throughout the week. Have no fear, Hitting The Links is here. Below you’ll find links to the big (and under-the-radar) stories we published this week. Maybe you’ll see something you missed.
UFC can counter program Ngannou vs Fury with these great ideas
UFC is lacking in stars so they’ll have to get creative to compete with Ngannou vs Fury… (link)
WTF is Chael Sonnen talking about with his new Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou take?
Michael Venom Page should skip the UFC
Longtime Bellator star Michael Venom Page is looking at free agency for the first time in a decade... (link)
Will states that want UFC events be forced to get Power Slap too?
Conor McGregor flees funeral after cops called
Conor McGregor left a family funeral in a hurry after some sort of disturbance broke out. Police are investigating. (link)
Exclusive Javier Mendez talks Khabib – ‘His father made that house,’ I just made it prettier
UFC fighter curses out The Rock, ‘every f—k face’ sponsor that doesn’t pay fighters a single penny
UFC fighters don’t get a fair cut of the sponsorship money. (link)
Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira 2 is the right choice for everybody at UFC 294
Why do MMA fighters wear gloves?
MMA fighters haven’t always had to wear 4oz gloves. But, there are several reasons they became standard. (link)
Dana White brings clarity: Khamzat Chimaev to fight Paulo Costa at UFC 294
Terence Crawford gives Francis Ngannou ‘zero’ chance of beating Tyson Fury
Terence Crawford among several in boxing that give Francis Ngannou no chance at defeating Tyson Fury. (link)
‘It’s never LeBron James money, guys’ – Sean Strickland on UFC 293 Izzy fight payday
UFC 1 champ Royce Gracie has a message for modern MMA gyms
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