Nik Lentz Announces Retirement Following UFC 257 Loss To Movsar Evloev

UFC fighter Nik Lentz has announced his retirement from MMA on Sunday following a loss to Movsar Evloev at UFC 257. Lentz put a statement out online addressing his decision. Lentz noted that a big part of his decision to retire comes from an eye injury last year that caused him to lose some of … Continue reading Nik Lentz Announces Retirement Following UFC 257 Loss To Movsar Evloev

UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Live Coverage

UFC are set to hold their first pay-per-view event of 2021 on Saturday, presenting UFC 257 from the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Headlining the card is a five-round non-championship fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates on the event. A full … Continue reading UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Live Coverage

UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Preview

UFC will hold their first pay-per-view event of the year on Saturday, as star lightweight Conor McGregor will fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 257. The non-championship bout headlines a card that is set to happen at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Here's a preview of … Continue reading UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Preview

Matt Frevola and Arman Tsarukyan Matched For UFC 257 After Both Losing Opponents

After their originally scheduled fights on Saturday were cancelled, Matt Frevola and Arman Tsarukyan have been matched for UFC 257. The new matchup joins a pay-per-view card that is set to happen at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Frevola was first scheduled to face Ottman Azaitar, although that fight … Continue reading Matt Frevola and Arman Tsarukyan Matched For UFC 257 After Both Losing Opponents

1/20/21 Knockdown News Radio: UFC 257 Preview and Interview with ONE’s James Nakashima

Welcome to the second episode of Knockdown News Radio. This episode will server as a preview for the busy upcoming weekend of MMA events. UFC will hold their first pay-per-view event of the year on Saturday, presenting UFC 257. Headlining the card is a lightweight fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Alexander K. Lee … Continue reading 1/20/21 Knockdown News Radio: UFC 257 Preview and Interview with ONE’s James Nakashima

Injury Forces Hakeem Dawodu Out of UFC 257 Fight Against Shane Burgos

Rising UFC featherweight Hakeem Dawodu has been removed from his UFC 257 fight against Shane Burgos due to injury. First reported by Simon Head and Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie,┬áinjury took Dawodu out of the January 23rd pay-per-view show. The fight was scheduled to take place at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab … Continue reading Injury Forces Hakeem Dawodu Out of UFC 257 Fight Against Shane Burgos

UFC To Allow Fans For Upcoming Events At Etihad Arena

UFC is selling tickets for their trio of January events that are scheduled to take place at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The three events, which include UFC 257, will be held at the Etihad Arena. The events plan to be UFC's first with a paid attendance since UFC 248, which took place … Continue reading UFC To Allow Fans For Upcoming Events At Etihad Arena

Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler To Make UFC Debut Against Dan Hooker At UFC 257

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler will make his UFC debut at UFC 257, fighting Dan Hooker in a three-round bout. The fight was reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Sunday. The fight joins a pay-per-view lineup scheduled to happen at "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Chandler joined the UFC roster … Continue reading Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler To Make UFC Debut Against Dan Hooker At UFC 257

Matheus Nicolau To Make UFC Return Against Tagir Ulanbekov At UFC 257

Matheus Nicolau will make his UFC return on January 23rd, fighting Tagir Ulanbekov at UFC 257. The fight was announced by the UFC on Friday. The fight joins a pay-per-view card which does not have a location reported for it currently. Nicolau's fight will be his first in the UFC since 2018. The Brazilian fighter … Continue reading Matheus Nicolau To Make UFC Return Against Tagir Ulanbekov At UFC 257

Khalil Rountree To Face Marcin Prachnio At UFC 257

A light heavyweight bout has joined the UFC 257 lineup, as Khalil Rountree and Marcin Prachnio will meet on the card. The January 23rd fight was announced by the promotion during their UFC 256 broadcast on Saturday. The fight joins a pay-per-view card that does not have a location announced currently. Prachnio has struggled since … Continue reading Khalil Rountree To Face Marcin Prachnio At UFC 257