Veteran Ufc Referee Marc Goddard Attacked By Fighter At Conclusion Of Bout

As predicted, Adesanya remained undefeated, however he did so in a somewhat lackluster efficiency. The match against Yoel Romero went the distance with out much pleasure. February noticed one other iconic UFC star, gentle heavyweight champion Jon Jones, claiming an impressive win. Jones successfully defended his title in opposition to undefeated challenger Dominick Reyes, issuing Reyes his first loss via unanimous choice.

Kamaru Usman has vowed to make Jorge Masvidal ‘squeal’ after ‘Gamebred’ expressed his desire to fight the welterweight champion at UFC 251. Nicknamed ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’, who was initially meant to struggle Gilbert Burns in the primary event, Usman has laid out what he believes will happen come struggle evening. Masvidal was supplied the bout at lower than a week’s notice after Gilbert Burns was dropped from the card after testing constructive for COVID-19 and can now fight for his first UFC title at the age of 35.

In 2017, Conor McGregor attended a battle to cheer on his teammate Charlie Ward at a Bellator event. When Ward gained, McGregor jumped contained in the cage to take part in the celebration. What most don’t understand is earlier than Goddard ever stepped into the Octagon to manage the fighters, he was as soon as a fighter himself.

More recently, Goddard was the target of a post-battle assault online from Colby Covington, after Goddard referred to as an finish to his title fight with Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 late in the fifth spherical. Many agreed with Covington that Goddard stopped the battle too soon, but that’s the price of being a ref. Not everyone is going to be pleased even when the ref is making an attempt to protect the fighter from serious injury.

  • Bisping who fought in a complete of 39 fights and received 30, is price $9 million.
  • A 2019 UFC Hall of Fame inductee who now specialises in sports evaluation and commentary, Michael Bisping might be probably the most profitable UFC fighter Britain has ever produced.
  • The 41 years old retired UFC fighter received the UFC Middleweight Championship and The Ultimate Fighter 3 Light Heavyweight Championship, which made him the only British to have ever gained a UFC Championship.

Goddard made his professional debut in 2002 and proceeded to win his first three skilled fights. Speaking at a press conference relating to his UFC occasion, White stated in no uncertain terms that he couldn’t care much less whether or not Pacquiao and McGregor sq. off. Till entered the Octagon Saturday night time at Fight Island with an attitude. He exited the bout towards Robert Whittaker questioning what’s going to happen from right here.

Attempting to get again into the title conversation within the middleweight division, Till dropped the bout via unanimous decision. Ronson had not taken part in a UFC bout since all the best way back in 2014. He had struggled making his way again to the principle stage after collaborating in decrease-stage fights heading into Saturday’s match in opposition to Nicolas Dalby.