The main event of Saturday’s UFC 249 card in Florida is billed as being for the interim lightweight title but Tony Ferguson says he should be considered the real champion if he beats opponent Justin Gaethje.
UFC President wanted a major fight card weeks ago. He was confident his team could pull it off whether it took place on a tribal land, on a private island or in any of the 10 states offering to host it.
Alistair Overeem stopped Harris in the second round of UFC’s Fight Night main event Saturday, ending what was an emotional return for the heavyweight fighter known as The Big Ticket.
Glover Teixeira dominated Anthony Smith and finally stopped him with punches early in the fifth round on Wednesday night, earning an upset victory.
"I've received sad news, friends, that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has left this world," Kadyrov wrote on Telegram messenger, saying he was expressing the condolences of the "whole Chechen people."
Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes Saturday night, earning a dominant unanimous decision over featherweight contender Felicia Spencer at UFC 250.
Rejecting rumours of Khabib Nurmagomedov retirement, the Russian wrestler’s manager has confirmed that the UFC Lightweight Champion will lock horns with American Justin Gaethje before the end of the calendar year.
The opening night of UFC Fight Island inspired awe and excitement amongst fans and sporting organisations across the world, not only due to the sporting spectacle, but also for the ambitious yet seamless delivery of an international event in the midst of a global pandemic.
After sensational debut of MouniLazzez ‘The Sniper’ at UFC Fight Night 172, spotlight will again be on another Dubai-based fighter Antonio Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira at
Robert Whittaker and Darren Till are set for their key Fight Island matchup at Fight Island on Sunday in Abu Dhabi. The middleweight contenders had no issues with the scale at Friday morning’s weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 3, with both coming in at 186 pounds.