UFC 279 Suffers Massive Changes, Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson Set As New Main Event

UFC's September 10th pay-per-view event has suffered numerous changes just one day before it is set to begin. UFC 279 will now be headlined by three new fights, matching previously booked names against other opponents in the lineup. These changes affect a card that is scheduled to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las … Continue reading UFC 279 Suffers Massive Changes, Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson Set As New Main Event

Physical Altercation Backstage Forces UFC 279 Press Conference To Get Cut Short

Thursday's UFC press conference had an abrupt ending due to fighters getting into a physical altercation backstage. A press conference held ahead of UFC 279 this weekend did not go as planned due to events occurring behind the scenes. An altercation backstage between fighters Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev caused the event to suddenly end, … Continue reading Physical Altercation Backstage Forces UFC 279 Press Conference To Get Cut Short

Tony Ferguson Set For Welterweight Return Against Li Jingliang At UFC 279

Tony Ferguson will move up a weight class next month amid an attempt to end the longest losing streak of his career. Ferguson will face Li Jingliang as part of UFC 279 on September 10th from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, per an announcement made Saturday. Ferguson will be aiming to avoid … Continue reading Tony Ferguson Set For Welterweight Return Against Li Jingliang At UFC 279

Darian Weeks Off UFC Paris, Now Booked To Face Yohan Lainesse on September 10th

Plans have changed for UFC welterweight Darian Weeks. Weeks is no longer expected to face former kickboxer turned UFC newcomer Cedric Doumbe on September 3rd. Instead, he is now being lined up to battle former CFFC Welterweight Champion Yohan Lainesse at the promotion's September 10th show. The new booking was first reported by Tudor Leonte … Continue reading Darian Weeks Off UFC Paris, Now Booked To Face Yohan Lainesse on September 10th

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa Booked For UFC 279

A high-profile matchup at featherweight is expected to join UFC's September 10th pay-per-view card. Hakeem Dawodu and Julian Erosa have been booked to appear at UFC 279, as first reported by Nolan King and Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie. The matchup is joining a card that doesn't have a confirmed location currently. Dawodu bounced back … Continue reading Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa Booked For UFC 279

UFC Aiming To Book Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev For UFC 279 Main Event

Nate Diaz's absence from competing in MMA is expected to end soon, albeit against one of the toughest names at welterweight currently. UFC is currently aiming to book Diaz against undefeated contender Khamzat Chimaev in the main event of their September 10th pay-per-view card, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN. The fight has been verbally agreed … Continue reading UFC Aiming To Book Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev For UFC 279 Main Event

Macy Chiasson To Face Irene Aldana At UFC 279

Macy Chiasson will return to bantamweight later this year to face Irene Aldana. The fighters will meet at UFC's September 10th pay-per-view event, as first reported by Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes. The fight is set to take place at UFC 279, which doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. Chiasson has appeared … Continue reading Macy Chiasson To Face Irene Aldana At UFC 279

UFC Aiming To Book Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling Against TJ Dillashaw For September

UFC is reportedly aiming to match up bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling and former titleholder TJ Dillashaw for their September 10th pay-per-view event. The fight, which is in the process of being finalized, was reported Wednesday by Nolan King and Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. Should it be made official, it will join a card that … Continue reading UFC Aiming To Book Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling Against TJ Dillashaw For September