UFC 251: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka Play-by-Play

Former RIZIN Light Heavyweight Champion Jiri Prochazka made his UFC debut to finish the UFC 251 prelims. Facing ranked 205-pounder Volkan Oezdemir, the fight went like this. Bout 8: Volkan Oezdemir (17-4) vs. Jiri Prochakza (26-3-1) (Light Heavyweight) Oezdemir walked Prochazka down early throwing punches. Prochazka landed with a couple of jabs a minute into … Continue reading UFC 251: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Play-by-Play

A welterweight battle between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Muslim Salikhov happened on the prelims of UFC 251. It went like this. Bout 7: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (22-6) vs. Muslim Salikhov (16-2) (Welterweight) Dos Santos and Salikhov essentially took turns trading strikes in the first round. Salikhov stopped a takedown in the final minute … Continue reading UFC 251: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry Play-by-Play

Both attempting to bounce back from a loss, Makwan Amirkhani and Danny Henry fought on the UFC 251 prelims. The featherweight fight went like this. Bout 6: Makwan Amirkhani (15-4) vs. Danny Henry (12-3) (Featherweight) The first couple of minutes in the fight were slow paced, with Henry throwing some kicks. After Amirkhani threw a … Continue reading UFC 251: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov Play-by-Play

Former M-1 Lightweight Champion Roman Bogatov stepped into the UFC octagon for the first time on Saturday, fighting Leonardo Santos. Here's how the bout went. Bout 5: Leonardo Santos (17-3-1) vs. Roman Bogatov (10-0) (Lightweight) Bogatov slipped in the first minute of the fight, giving Santos the chance to land a few punches while he … Continue reading UFC 251: Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin Play-by-Play

Former PFL fighter Maxim Grishin made his UFC debut on the prelims, facing Marcin Tybura. Here's how the heavyweight clash went. Bout 4: Marcin Tybura (18-6) vs. Maxim Grishin (30-7-2) (Heavyweight) Tybura had a clear height advantage over Grishin in this fight. Tybura tried for a takedown a minute in after catching a kick, but … Continue reading UFC 251: Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

On the UFC 251 prelims, Zhalgas Zhumagulov made his promotional debut facing Raulian Paiva. The fight went like this. Bout 3: Zhalgas Zhumagulov (13-3) vs. Raulian Paiva (19-3) (Flyweight) Paiva was throwing lots of leg kicks early on and was the more active striker in general. Both fighters were very active with punches. Zhumagulov tried … Continue reading UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Vanessa Melo vs. Karol Rosa Play-by-Play

In an all-Brazilian bantamweight matchup, Vanessa Melo fought Karol Rosa on the UFC prelims. Here's how the bout panned out. Bout 2: Vanessa Melo (10-7) vs. Karol Rosa (12-3) (Bantamweight) Rosa consistently got Rosa with hooks and jabs early in the first round. Rosa was landing as well, but the volume that Melo put out … Continue reading UFC 251: Vanessa Melo vs. Karol Rosa Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Martin Day vs. Davey Grant Play-by-Play

Kicking off UFC 251's 13-fight card was a bantamweight battle between Martin Day and Davey Grant. Here's how it went. Bout 1: Martin Day (8-3) vs. Davey Grant (9-4) (Bantamweight) Grant started the fight with a few leg kicks. He landed a clean body punch in the second minute. Day landed a hard counter-right hook … Continue reading UFC 251: Martin Day vs. Davey Grant Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC presents its debut event from "Fight Island," pay-per-view show UFC 251. Headlining the triple-header of championship bouts is a welterweight battle between UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Follow along throughout the night to get updates on the action from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A preview … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage