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.
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.
After an impressive first round, Edwards landed two eye pokes on Muhammad, the latter of which sent him to the floor in tears. The doctor was called in and we were shown in brutal nature the extent of Belal’s injuries. While crying on the floor with blood pouring from his eye, Belal simply stated “I can’t see anything”.
Yesterday, MMAFighting.com confirmed that Megan Anderson’s UFC contract expired following her first round submission defeat to Amanda Nunes on Saturday at UFC 259. This follows the news of the UFC’s […]
However, it appears that we will get no fights after that. Megan Anderson broke the news on her Twitch stream, confirming that this will be the final Featherweight fight in the UFC.
Earlier today, following the fantastic UFC 259 card, The Wrestling Observer dropped news of Dan Hardy being released from his role as commentator. Dave Meltzer wrote the following: “Dan Hardy, […]
The first pay-per-view of March for the UFC was loaded from top to bottom with three title fights and loaded prelims. Looking ahead, these are the fights that I think should be made after UFC 259.
The first title fight of the iconic UFC 259 card was off to a fantastic start, with challenger Aljamain Sterling pushing the pace against Petr Yan. Aljamain was clearly slowing […]
Both Junior Dos Santos and Alistair Overeem were removed from the Heavyweight rankings earlier today. Dos Santos, 37, is coming off four straight knockout defeats over the past two years, […]