UFC President Dana White confirmed the sale of the mixed martial arts promotional company in textual content messages to The Associated Press on Sunday night. Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will put the 185-pound title on the line for a second time when he faces Brazilian Paulo Costa at UFC 253. The win enhanced Cormier’s declare as one of the greatest fighters ever, and he instantly called out Brock Lesnar, who was sitting cageside for the bout. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier will headline UFC 252 in Las Vegas on August 15 within the deciding bout of their back-and-forth heavyweight trilogy. Barao was once thought of to be one of the pound-for-pound greatest fighters in the sport.
Barao is expected to make his debut with Taura MMA around November or December. An exact date or location for Barao’s debut has not been introduced as of this writing.
He owns victories over the likes of Urijah Faber (twice), Michael McDonald, Eddie Wineland, and extra. However, as of late, the Brazilian finds himself on a 5-fight shedding streak.
The promotion is looking for a UFC featherweight veteran to compete towards Barao in his debut struggle. Spicely (12-5) returned to the promotion last year, stepping up against Deron Winn. It was his first battle again since a 2-4 run with the company from .
- Though actively combating within the Mixed Martial Arts, Mir now not fights within the UFC, where most elites within the MMA world are found.
- In the 16 years he fought within the UFC, Mir set a record for probably the most submission victories ever recorded within the UFC.
- Jackson who won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship is worth $12 million.
However, over the weekend, Spicely failed to make weight for a 195lb catchweight bout against Markus Perez at UFC Vegas 5. Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title belt for the primary time at UFC 248 in Las Vegas on March 7.
The 33-year-old hasn’t been victorious in mixed martial arts (MMA) competition since September of 2016. MMA Fighting reports that Barao signed a three-fight cope with the promotion, who is understood to have signed several UFC veterans in latest days.