Injury Forces Volkan Oezdemir Out of October 17th Fight Against Nikita Krylov

Volkan Oezdemir has been pulled from his October 17th bout against Nikita Krylov after a knee injury. Oezdemir announced the injury via Instagram on Thursday. The fight was scheduled to be the co-main event of a UFC "Fight Night" from "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. "I'll rest and work on the fastest … Continue reading Injury Forces Volkan Oezdemir Out of October 17th Fight Against Nikita Krylov

Ranked Fighters Volkan Oezdemir and Nikita Krylov To Share Co-Main Event on October 17th UFC Card

Ranked light heavyweights will return to action on October 17th, as Nikita Krylov and Volkan Oezdemir will fight on a UFC "Fight Night" card. The bout, which will be the co-main event of the show, was announced by the UFC on Thursday. The bout joins a now 13-fight card set to happen at "Fight Island" … Continue reading Ranked Fighters Volkan Oezdemir and Nikita Krylov To Share Co-Main Event on October 17th UFC Card

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

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

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