Jessica Andrade defeated Amanda Lemos via submission due to a standing arm triangle in the first round, at UFC Fight Night on April 24. The finish left fans and commentators in awe, as this is the first time an arm triangle was executed while standing. Also in the co-main event, Claudio Puelles submitted Clay Guida in the first round. Maycee Barber edged a decision victory against Montana De La Rosa.
Vincente Luque is set to take on rising star Belal Muhammad at UFC Figh Night, on April 17. Luque is coming off submission wins against Tyron Woodley and Michael Chiesa. Whereas, Muhammad is coming off decision wins against Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia. Belal has been calling out Chimaev and Covington. The winner of this fight, would possibly be in the title picture.
UFC 273 is set to kick off on April 10, with two world championships on the line. In the card's main event, Alexander Volkanovski will take on the Korean Zombie for the UFC featherweight title. In the co-main event Aljamain Sterling will face off against Petr Yan for the bantamweight title. Also, rising star Khamzat Chimaev will take on former title contender Gilbert Burns.
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury called out UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou after Ngannou's successful title defence against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270. After Ngannou's win, Fury posted, "Congratulations Ngannou, but if you want to make some real money come see the Gypsy King". Ngannou had earlier stated that boxing is something he's been wanting to do for a while now, and that his career would be incomplete without it.
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UFC Fight Night is set to kick off on November 21, with veteran Miesha Tate and Ketlen Vieira fighting the main event. Miesha, five years after walking away from the UFC, returned to the octagon earlier this year and secured TKO victory against Marion Reneau. The co-main event is a welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Sean Brady. Also, Joanne Calderwood will take on Taila Santos in women's Flyweight division.
The UFC 268 is set to kick-off in Madison Square Garden at New York City, on November 7. Colby Covington will take on Kamaru Usman in the main event. The co- main event features Rose Namajunas Vs Weili Zhang. Justin Gaethje will take on Michael Chandler. The card also features Frankie Edgar Vs Marlon Vera. Reportedly, the Covington-Usman fight and Gaethje-Chandler fight are the most anticipated ones, as per fans.
The UFC Fight Night is set to kick off in the UFC Apex Arena at Las Vegas, Nevada on October 24. The card features Paulo Costa Vs Marvin Vettori in the main event. Both Costa and Vettori are coming off a loss against Middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. Notably, Grant Dawson Vs Rick Glenn (Co-main event) and Alex Caceres Vs Choi-Seung-Woo are some of the other fights in this stacked card.
UFC Fight Night is set to kick off at UFC Apex Arena at Las Vegas, Nevada on October 10. The card features Mackenzie Dern Vs Marina Rodriguez for the main event and Randy Brown Vs Jared Gooden for the co-main event. Dern defeated Nina Nunes, earlier this year. Rodriguez on the other hand, is coming off a victory against Michelle Waterson.
As per a report from Ariel Helwani, UFC veteran Holly Holm, who was set to take on Norma Dumont on October 17, has pulled off from the fight due to a knee injury. The fight was targeted as the main-event, without which, Andrei Arlovski Vs Carlos Felipe will headline the card. Notably, Holm pulled off from a fight earlier this year, against Julianna Pena, due to kidney issues.
Former interim UFC Lightweight champ Dustin Poirier will take on the current undisputed champ Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, on December 11. Poirier, who turned pro in 2009, will step into the octagon with two wins against Conor McGregor this year. The fight will be Poirier's second shot at the title, after he came short the first time against Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight will also be Oliveira's first title defence.