MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR TUESDAY: NURMAGOMEDOV-FERGUSON, BISPING-WOODLEY RUMORS FLY

Khabib Nurmagomedov offers Tony Ferguson $200,000 to combat him far in 2017, a couple of high-profile UFC fighters seem to take it into their own hands — and mouths — to attempt to generate some blockbuster matchups occur even if the organization has to approve them. Nothing has been formally planned out past March of this past year, with new possession remaining quiet about plans for title fights and other blockbuster bouts so far. But on Monday, No. 1 lightweight rival Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) took to Twitter to let No. 2 contender Tony Ferguson (22-3) understand that he is ready to put up $200,000 of his own money to create a struggle between them occur since the UFC hasn’t done it to them…Ferguson had demanded equal pay to take on Nurmagomedov despite signing a new deal with the UFC that allegedly prevents that by making exactly the same. UFC president Dana White said the struggle wouldn’t happen for this reason even though the public is demanding it. The proposed bout would be for the interim lightweight title with all current champion Conor McGregor (21-3) from action for another 10 weeks to focus on the birth of his kid. Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley concur to catchweight bout? Yes, current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping (30-7) and welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) were spotted verbally agreeing to a superfight of varieties in a catchweight of 180 pounds backstage during UFC 207 past Friday in Las Vegas. Both fighters are coming off name defenses at the end of 2016 and right now don’t have new competitions. Bisping posted the movie below on his Instagram account to show the world that he means business. There’s a current opening for a primary event at UFC Fight Night 108 at the O2 Arena in London on March 18th, together with Bisping hinting at that as a possible date. Stay tuned to MMAOddsBreaker.com for more information coming soon, including opening lines if these fights really happen…

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