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Joe Rogan, Max Holloway
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Joe Rogan explains why he 'hates' UFC 300's Max Holloway vs. Justin Gaethje

Josh Evanoff - January 31, 2024

Joe Rogan isn’t a huge fan of UFC 300’s ‘BMF’ title fight between Max Holloway and Justin Gaethje. Earlier this month, Dana White announced plans for ‘Blessed’ to face ‘The Highlight’ at the milestone event in April. While the fight card isn’t yet filled out, the lightweight contest will serve as one of the main bouts on UFC 300. For Max Holloway, the fight will be his first since a knockout win over The Korean Zombie last August.

Justin Gaethje vs Max Holloway
Max Holloway

Justin Gaethje wants to be the first man to knockout Max Holloway at UFC 300

Harry Kettle - January 31, 2024

Justin Gaethje has declared that he wants to be the first man to knock Max Holloway out when they meet at UFC 300. At UFC 300, there’s a decent chance we could see one of the most violent fights in UFC history. That’s because Justin Gaethje will defend his BMF championship against Max Holloway, in a bout between two of the most exciting fighters in all of mixed martial arts.

Benoit Saint-Denis and Justin Gaethje
Joe Rogan

Justin Gaethje explains why he turned down Benoit Saint-Denis fight, responds to comments from Joe Rogan

Josh Evanoff - January 26, 2024

The decision for Justin Gaethje to not fight rising UFC lightweight contender Benoit Saint-Denis was a simple one. ‘The Highlight’ recently booked his return to the cage for April, at the milestone UFC 300 event. There, Justin Gaethje will face former featherweight champion Max Holloway in a defense of his ceremonial ‘BMF’ title. The lightweight famously captured the gold with a second-round knockout win over Dustin Poirier last July.

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Max Holloway

Justin Gaethje details the problems Max Holloway will pose at UFC 300

Cole Shelton - January 25, 2024

Justin Gaethje knows beating Max Holloway at UFC 300 will be easier said than done. Gaethje is set to defend his BMF title against Holloway in an intriguing matchup where the winner could get the next lightweight title shot. Heading into the fight, Gaethje is the betting favorite, but ‘The Highlight’ says he isn’t paying any attention to that as he knows Holloway is always a tough out.

Max Holloway
Max Holloway

Max Holloway believes “a lot of doors are going to get opened” after UFC 300 fight with Justin Gaethje

Harry Kettle - January 24, 2024

UFC star Max Holloway believes that big things are ahead for him as he prepares for a UFC 300 showdown with Justin Gaethje. At UFC 300, Max Holloway will challenge Justin Gaethje for the BMF championship. The two blockbuster attractions are both known for their exciting fight styles, and we’re expecting to see them showcase that for the world to see in Las Vegas.

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Max Holloway

Current UFC 300 lineup and rumored fights

Susan Cox - January 17, 2024

Check out the current lineup for April’s historic UFC 300 event as well as some rumored fights for the blockbuster event. The current UFC 300 Fight Card reads as follows:

Justin Gaethje vs Max Holloway
Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje and Bobby Green open as favorites in blockbuster UFC 300 fights

Harry Kettle - January 17, 2024

Justin Gaethje and Bobby Green have opened as the two favorites in their recently announced UFC 300 fights. Last night, UFC president Dana White made two huge announcements within the context of UFC 300. We already know it’s going to be one of the biggest events in promotional history, but on Tuesday, the card got even stronger. With three months to go, more contests are likely to be announced, but we’re off to a great start based on this evidence.

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Jim Miller

Dana White announces two more fights for UFC 300, including Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway

Cole Shelton - January 16, 2024

UFC CEO Dana White has announced two more fights for UFC 300 including the BMF belt being up for grabs. White took to his Instagram on Tuesday to announce that Justin Gaethje will be defending his BMF belt for the first time against former featherweight king Max Holloway, with the scrap taking place at lightweight. Along with that fight, Jim Miller will get his wish of fighting at UFC 300 as he’ll face Bobby Green.

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Islam Makhachev sends warning to Justin Gaethje following recent callout

Susan Cox - December 27, 2023

Islam Makhachev has sent a warning to BMF title holder Justin Gaethje following his recent callout. The current UFC lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev (25-1 MMA) is not mincing words after the most recent callout from Justin Gaethje (25-4 MMA).

Justin Gaethje and Islam Makhachev
Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje says he’s “waiting on the call” for UFC title fight with Islam Makhachev: “Do Bronx had his shot and didn’t show up”

Harry Kettle - December 27, 2023

UFC star Justin Gaethje has said that he is “waiting on the call” regarding a title shot against UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. For as long as we can remember, Justin Gaethje has been seen as one of the most exciting fighters in all of mixed martial arts. He’s quick, he’s got an entertaining style, and he has more UFC bonuses than we can count.

Justin Gaethje vs Max Holloway
Max Holloway

Ali Abdelaziz hints at Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway fight at UFC 298

Harry Kettle - November 20, 2023

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz has hinted at the idea of Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway squaring off for the BMF title at UFC 298. In 2024, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to come out swinging. They’ve already announced the main event bouts for UFC 297, UFC 298 and UFC 299, and of course, the blockbuster UFC 300 event will follow in April.

Benoit Saint-Denis and Justin Gaethje
Justin Gaethje

Benoit Saint-Denis already eyeing BMF fight with 'violent' Justin Gaethje: "He's a warrior"

Josh Evanoff - November 15, 2023

UFC lightweight contender Benoit Saint-Denis has his sights set on BMF champion Justin Gaethje. ‘God of War’ returned on the UFC 295 main card opposite Matt Frevola over the weekend. There, Benoit Saint-Denis scored a first-round knockout win over ‘Steamrolla’. That was his fifth victory in a row, and the lightweight contender has seemingly set his next target as Justin Gaethje.

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Justin Gaethje

Sean O’Malley’s coach Tim Welch rejects notion that Islam Makhachev would “run through” Justin Gaethje: “I wouldn't be that surprised if Gaethje knocked him out”

Harry Kettle - November 3, 2023

Sean O’Malley’s head coach Tim Welch has rejected the idea that Islam Makhachev would run through Justin Gaethje. Following his win over Alexander Volkanovski, many have been questioning what’s next for Islam Makhachev. The popular theory is that he’ll defend his UFC lightweight championship once again against either Charles Oliveira or Justin Gaethje.

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Michael Bisping encourages Justin Gaethje to accept a fight with Max Holloway: “You can be forgotten about”

Susan Cox - October 31, 2023

Michael Bisping is encouraging Justin Gaethje to accept a fight with Max Holloway. The ‘BMF’ champion Justin Gaethje (25-4 MMA) spoke recently about waiting his turn for a shot at the title, should the UFC re-book a title fight between current lightweight champion Islam Makhachev (25-1 MMA) and Charles Oliveira (34-9 MMA).

Justin Gaethje, Islam Makhachev, and Charles Oliveira
Islam Makhachev

Chael Sonnen details the “huge mistake” Justin Gaethje is making in his pursuit for a lightweight title shot

Susan Cox - October 31, 2023

Chael Sonnen is detailing the ‘huge mistake’ Justin Gaethje is making in his pursuit for a lightweight title shot. Islam Makhachev (25-1 MMA) is the current UFC lightweight champion.

Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway
Max Holloway

Justin Gaethje explains why he doesn't want to fight Max Holloway

Cole Shelton - October 26, 2023

Justin Gaethje says he doesn’t want to fight Max Holloway. Gaethje is the current BMF champion and will likely fight for the UFC title next time out. However, he may have to wait a bit as UFC CEO Dana White has said Charles Oliveira will likely be next for Islam Makhachev. With that, Justin Gaethje has said he is fine waiting for a year from now to get the title shot against Makhchev.


Justin Gaethje wants title shot against Islam Makhachev following UFC 294: "It's a fresh matchup"

Fernando Quiles - October 22, 2023

Justin Gaethje is calling for another opportunity at the UFC Lightweight Championship. Gaethje witnessed the rematch between Islam Makhachev and Alex Volkanovski at UFC 294. Makhachev made short work of Volkanovski, scoring a first-round finish after landing a clean head kick, followed by ground-and-pound. Now, there is a debate over who should be next in line for a shot at Makhachev’s gold.

Charles Oliveira, Justin Gaethje
Islam Makhachev

UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev calls for a rematch between Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje

Harry Kettle - October 20, 2023

Islam Makhachev has called on the UFC to book a lightweight title eliminator rematch between Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje. This weekend, Islam Makhachev was initially scheduled to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Charles Oliveira. Unfortunately, due to a cut in training, Oliveira was forced to pull out. Now, Alexander Volkanovski will be taking his place for a rematch of his own.