Jorge Masvidal was gracious in defeat however wasted no time in demanding a rematch as he shook arms with Kamaru Usman after his defeat at UFC 251 on Saturday night time. Aldo was in a sorry state when Leon Roberts waved the struggle off as Yan hammered the previous featherweight champion with blows in Abu Dhabi, drawing criticism from fighters and fans. Whyte, who’s looking to make his personal fight crossover to the MMA to fight Francis Ngannou, slammed Mayweather’s 2017 mega-cash bout with McGregor for it’s lack of unpredictability. Dana White insists there are no indicators that Khabib Nurmagomedov needs to face down from his UFC 253 battle, regardless of the dying of his father. Premier Daniel Andrews introduced the measure for all of Melbourne and Mitchell Shire on Sunday morning however the Australian UFC fighter has hit back on the Victorian chief in a fiery rant.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has claimed that Conor McGregor went operating when offered an opportunity to win a historic third belt in a struggle with him earlier this year. In the last of four UFC reveals in two weeks from the MMA promotion’s fan-free bubble in the Middle East, the principle occasion was a tactical and technical fight won by Whittaker.
- The Heavyweight Champion title (and title bouts) was launched, replacing the Superfight title (albeit matches were nonetheless for a time branded as “Superfights”).
- UFC 12 – The main match split into a heavyweight (over 200 lb) and lightweight (200 lb and underneath) division; and the eight-man event ceased.
- To date, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has held 528 occasions and presided over approximately 5,710 matches.
The UFC returned to its pure residence in Las Vegas this weekend however there was no shortage of drama as a constructive covid check, a final-minute withdrawal and a decision from the physician left Dana White raging. Before McGregor, 32, rose by way of the ranks of the UFC to become some of the famous stars on the planet, he was earning his stripes in the UK, preventing with Cage Warriors and Cage of Truth. Check out the full battle video highlights of Derek Brunson destroying Edmen Shahbazyan within the UFC Vegas 5 primary event. Fighters who weighed in, however had their fights canceled, will obtain just ‘some cash’ based on Dana White. UFC president Dana White responds to ongoing rumors a few attainable boxing match between Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao.
Mike Tyson’s final came all the way back in 2005, however he stays totally assured that he would retain the edge over a number of combating icons including the lately retired Conor McGregor. Tony Ferguson is determined to get back to the top of UFC, and aims to make use of Conor McGregor on his way. The Californian desires an eliminator, with the victor going on to face Khabib or Justin Gaethje. On October 24, the lightweight division might be unified when champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on interim title holder Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 at an unconfirmed venue.
The UFC hosted its first extremely anticipated Fight Island event in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night time however some fans were left underwhelmed by the product they received. The 33-12 months-old clinched the win with a unanimous determination from all three judges and dominated Masvidal, who infamously took the fight on just six days’ discover, in the headline bout at UFC 251. The Australian earned his 19th straight MMA victory by the narrowest of margins as two of the three cards gave him the win by 47-48, leaving many fellow fighters and experts shocked.