UFC 251 Earns 1.3 Million PPV Buys, Highest In ESPN Era

UFC 251, the pay-per-view event that UFC held last Saturday did large numbers for the company, reaching 1.3 million purchases in the American market. Reported by Mike Coppinger of The Athletic, the figure is the highest the UFC has seen since moving it's product exclusively to ESPN in 2019. A figure above 1.3 million hasn't … Continue reading UFC 251 Earns 1.3 Million PPV Buys, Highest In ESPN Era

Montana De La Rosa and Maryna Moroz Booked For September 5th UFC Show

Montana De La Rosa will return on September 5th as she's matched with Maryna Moroz. The announcement came via De La Rosa's Instagram on Monday. De La Rosa, a strawweight last fought in February where she defeated Mara Romero Borella via unanimous decision. A big headline coming into the show was that De La Rosa … Continue reading Montana De La Rosa and Maryna Moroz Booked For September 5th UFC Show

Julian Marquez To Come Back From Two-Year Layoff Versus Saparbeg Safarov on August 29th UFC Show

A middleweight matchup between Julian Marquez and Saparbeg Safarov has been added to UFC's August 29th event. First reported by Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie, the matchup will see both fighters look for their second UFC win. Safarov has fought in the UFC since 2016, however, the Russian has only fought four times in that … Continue reading Julian Marquez To Come Back From Two-Year Layoff Versus Saparbeg Safarov on August 29th UFC Show

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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: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal Play-by-Play

In the main event of UFC 251, Kamaru Usman put his UFC Welterweight Championship on the line against Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal took the fight on less than a weeks notice, replacing former challenger Gilbert Burns. Here's how the championship fight played out. Bout 13: Kamaru Usman (16-1) vs. Jorge Masvidal (35-13) (UFC Welterweight Championship) Masvidal … Continue reading UFC 251: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Play-by-Play

In a rematch, Alexander Volkanovski attempted to make his first UFC Featherweight Championship defence against Max Holloway. The fight went like this. Bout 12: Alexander Volkanovski (21-1) vs. Max Holloway (21-5) (UFC Featherweight Championship) Volkanovski was landing many leg kicks in the first round with the damage showing early on. The round was very much … Continue reading UFC 251: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo Play-by-Play

In the first of three championship fights on UFC 251, Petr Yan and Jose Aldo fought for the vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. Here's how the fight went. Bout 11: Petr Yan (14-1) vs. Jose Aldo (28-6) (Vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship) Yan landed a clean two-punch combination in the second minute of the fight. Aldo landed … Continue reading UFC 251: Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo Play-by-Play

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: Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas Play-by-Play

Kicking off the main card of UFC 251, flyweights Paige VanZanrt and Amanda Ribas compete. Here's how the main card fight went. Bout 9: Paige VanZant (8-4) vs. Amanda Ribas (9-1) (Flyweight) Ribas landed a couple of knees in a clinch to start the fight. She got a takedown through a hip toss. Ribas was … Continue reading UFC 251: Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas Play-by-Play

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