7/14 UFC Rankings: Petr Yan Enters Pound-For-Pound Chart

UFC.com's rankings were updated on Tuesday with a new addition to the UFC pound-for-pound rankings, Petr Yan. The addition to the list comes after Yan was crowned the new UFC Bantamweight Champion on Saturday. Yan defeated Jose Aldo on Saturday at UFC 251 to take the previously vacant bantamweight belt. He takes 13th place in … Continue reading 7/14 UFC Rankings: Petr Yan Enters Pound-For-Pound Chart

Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade Given UFC 251 ‘Fight of the Night’ Award

Main card matchup between former UFC Strawweight Champions Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade was given the "Fight of the Night" award at UFC 251. The decision fight saw Namajunas win via unanimous decision on the main card of the pay-per-view from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Emirates. Being given the "Fight of the Night" … Continue reading Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade Given UFC 251 ‘Fight of the Night’ Award

UFC 251: Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas Play-by-Play

In a rematch, former UFC Strawweight Champions Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas fought on the main card of UFC 251. Here's how the fight went. Bout 10: Jessica Andrade (20-7) vs. Rose Namajunas (8-4) (Strawweight) Namajunas had a good start, connecting with many punches to the head. They clinched in the fourth minute after Andrade … Continue reading UFC 251: Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 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

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview

The UFC's long-awaited "Fight Island" will finally see it's first of four events on Saturday, including four championship bouts. The main event sees fan favourite Jorge Masvidal step in on six-days notice to fight Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Here's a preview of the hectic and packed UFC 251 card from Yas Island, … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview

Bantamweight, Featherweight and Welterweight UFC Championship Bouts Announced For UFC 251

Three championship fights were announced for UFC 251, with the bantamweight, featherweight and welterweight belts on the line on the pay-per-view program on July 11th. Shortly after proving himself to be the top contender in the 170-pound division, Gilbert Burns will challenge UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman on the show. Also announced was that a … Continue reading Bantamweight, Featherweight and Welterweight UFC Championship Bouts Announced For UFC 251

Rose Namajunas Off Co-Main Fight Against Jessica Andrade At UFC 249

4/9 3:20PM EDT UPDATE: The article has been updated with a statement from the management team of Rose Namajunas. The co-main for UFC 249 has been lost, with Rose Namajunas being pulled from her strawweight fight against Jessica Andrade. Per Evelyn Rodrigue and Raphael Marinho of Combate, the fight has been taken off of the … Continue reading Rose Namajunas Off Co-Main Fight Against Jessica Andrade At UFC 249

Entire Card For UFC 249 Unveiled

UFC posted a graphic of their entire card for UFC 249 on Twitter Monday night. The 12-fight card includes six matchups that were not reported before. The new headlining matchup sees Tony Ferguson fight Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. The card retained it's co-main event fight between former UFC Strawweight Champions Jessica … Continue reading Entire Card For UFC 249 Unveiled

Breaking Down The UFC Strawweight Division After UFC 248

Last weekend delivered one of the most exciting and action packed fights the UFC strawweight has ever seen. After five rounds of stand-up combat, Zhang Weili retained her UFC Strawweight Championship against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a split decision. With the win, Zhang made her first defence of the belt she won in August. With a … Continue reading Breaking Down The UFC Strawweight Division After UFC 248