Flyweight Championship Double-Header Set For UFC 255

UFC's November 21st pay-per-view is set to have two flyweight championships on the line, as Valentina Shevchenko will fight Jennifer Maia and Deiveson Figueiredo will attempt to retain his belt for the first time, facing Cody Garbrandt. News of the two matchups was reported first by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Garbrandt Moves Down Garbrandt, a … Continue reading Flyweight Championship Double-Header Set For UFC 255

6/10 UFC Rankings: Cody Garbandt Into Top Five Among Big Bantamweight Movement

The UFC.com rankings were updated on Wednesday following UFC 250, which happened last Saturday. The rankings saw Cody Garbrandt jump four spots in the bantamweight division, joining Marlon Moraes, Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan and Cody Sandhagen in the top five. Big Bantamweight Movement Competing on the main card for UFC 250, Garbrandt delivered an explosive … Continue reading 6/10 UFC Rankings: Cody Garbandt Into Top Five Among Big Bantamweight Movement

Laying Down Leather #12: UFC 250 Fallout and Looking To Next Week

Laying Down Leather is a Monday morning blog series where I share my tidbit thoughts on MMA, share the past week's work, and look at what's ahead. Good morning and welcome to another week. At this point, UFC has resumed to the pace of MMA events that they basically had prior to COVID-19, which means … Continue reading Laying Down Leather #12: UFC 250 Fallout and Looking To Next Week

Garbrandt, O’Malley, Perez and Sterling Awarded UFC 250 Performance Bonuses

Strong performances from Cody Garbrandt, Sean O'Malley, Aljamain Sterling and Alex Perez earned them an extra $50,000 on top of paychecks for their fights at UFC 250. Co-main event win Cody Garbrandt was almost guaranteed a performance bonus right after his fight, connecting with a monstrous right hook to knock out Raphael Assuncao. The win … Continue reading Garbrandt, O’Malley, Perez and Sterling Awarded UFC 250 Performance Bonuses

UFC 250: Raphael Assuncao vs. Cody Garbandt Play-by-Play

The co-main event of UFC 250 saw Raphael Assuncao fight Cody Garbrandt. Here's how the fight went. Bout 11: Raphael Assuncao (27-7) vs. Cody Garbrandt (11-3) (Bantamweight) The fighters traded leg kicks to start. Both fighters were very cautious, not getting in the pocket much, only throwing singular shots.  An odd scramble started the second … Continue reading UFC 250: Raphael Assuncao vs. Cody Garbandt Play-by-Play

UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Live Coverage

UFC holds pay-per-view event "UFC 250" on Saturday night. Headlining the show, UFC Featherweight Champion Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her belt against Felicia Spencer. Follow along throughout the night to get updates on the event, which takes place from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. A preview of the show can … Continue reading UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Live Coverage

UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Preview

In their largest card since their initial return from a COVID-19 hiatus, UFC presents UFC 250 on Saturday. The headlining spot on the card showcases Amanda Nunes, the top women's pound-for-pound fighter, putting her UFC Featherweight Championship on the line against Felicia Spencer. Here's a preview of the evening to come. Click here to skip … Continue reading UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Preview