In our main event, Heavyweight GOAT Stipe Miocic will defend his title against the fearsome Francis Ngannou in a rematch, while Alexander Volkanovski will make his second defense against Brian Ortega down at 145 pounds. The rest of the card is stacked as well, with former champion Tyron Woodley and rising star Sean O’Malley adorning the undercard.
Tate is still just 34 years old and should still be in her athletic prime by MMA standards, but she has received an optimal matchup for her return. “Cupcake” is currently booked to fight Marion Reneau at a UFC event on July 17th.
Welcome to the first edition of our UFC post-fight report cards, where I will be breaking down the fights and awarding each fighter a letter grade for their performances.
On the UFC Vegas 22 broadcast, the news was broken that Alexander Volkanovski will not be making his scheduled title defense opposite Brian Ortega.
Firstly, former champ TJ Dillashaw will be making his return to the Octagon after popping for EPO way back in January of 2019. He will take on the surging Cory Sandhagen as the main event for a Fight Night card on May 8th.
Following a dominant showing over Justin Gaethje back at UFC 254, Lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov shocked the MMA world by announcing his retirement. However, UFC president Dana White has been […]
Stepping in against Tuivasa will be Harry Hunsucker. Contender Series’ fans will recognize Hunsucker for appearing on the most recent season of the show, as he was stopped by Jared Vanderaa.
In our main event, dangerous veteran Derek Brunson will take on 2020’s Breakout Fighter of the Year Kevin Holland in the Middleweight division. Our co-main pits Kiwi standout Brad Riddell against the returning Gregor Gillespie in what promises to be an entertaining Lightweight tilt.
Kelvin Gastelum will be fighting against Whittaker in a rebooking of their scheduled bout for UFC 234, which fell through over two years ago when Robert Whittaker suffered a hernia the day of their title match. The pair were opposing coaches on the most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), with the reality show taking a hiatus since.
The champ has stated that Masvidal’s excuse for the defeat is the reason he is pursuing a rematch, as Jorge has repeatedly claimed that the short-notice nature of their first contest was to blame for the defeat. Well, he will have a chance to prove it. Just minutes ago, it was confirmed that Usman and Masvidal will be running it back at UFC 261, set to take place on April 24th.