I am relieved that, unlike some, I didn’t subscribe to struggle pass by way of the Amazon app. These poor souls did not even have their log in details recognised by UFC.com and missed the live event fully. As I’d subscribed directly through the UFC, I managed to watch it on my PC. Longing to watch UFC Fight Pass content on my TV rather than tablet/PC, I was delighted to get this app.
It’s the struggle the world needs to see, and in simply five days followers will watch on as Kamaru Usman appears to defeat arch rival Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Askren was on the receiving finish of some of the memorable knockouts of all time when Masvidal connected with a devastating flying knee in just five seconds at UFC 239 last summer season. Once in a era, a particular character can drag a sport forwards and Conor McGregor’s crafted brand of showmanship mixed with talent was a perfect marriage for the UFC. Almost each major UFC occasion has a handful of moments that trigger Twitter to explode because the clips go viral.
With that in mind, listed below are Sportsmail’s top 10 from recent memory. The UFC’s maiden Fight Island event during lockdown introduced in an enormous 1.3million pay-per-view buys general. The UFC’s large funding in setting Fight Island in July have paid dividends. Masvidal’s (left) extremely-anticipated last-minute problem of Usman headlined a card with two different title fights and a host of different high-quality match-ups.
- Couture who’s a UFC Hall of Famer has a net value of about $17 million.
- Tito OrtizOne of MMA’s early stars, Tito Ortiz who still fights in the MMA, however with Combate America’s, is extensively seen as one of the figures who helped establish MMA as a popular sport within the mainstream.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has called out MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. GSP came out of retirement in 2017 to win the middleweight title however hung up the gloves once more. Gamebred stepped in as a late substitute to take on the welterweight champion at UFC 251 on Fight Island after Gilbert Burns pulled out having tested positive for coronavirus. Colby Covington has branded Jorge Masvidal ‘pathetic’ for wanting a rematch with Kamaru Usman after getting ‘destroyed’ by the welterweight champion at UFC 251.
Conor McGregor known as Khamzat Chimaev, one of many brightest prospects emerging in MMA, ‘rat lip’ in a comment on an Instagram post shared by UFC and he responded through the use of a rooster emoji. Dana White believes Conor McGregor’s current tweet was about Khamzat Chimaev, which the Irishman gave another cryptic comply with up to. Derek Brunson just put the stamp on Edmen Shahbazyan in the UFC Vegas 5 primary event.