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RESULTS | UFC Fight Island 1 – Prospects rise as Kattar remains in title hunt

FIGHT ISLAND played host to its first midweek UFC Fight Night event on Thursday, headlined by Calvin Kattar‘s unanimous decision victory over Dan Ige in a closely contested main event. All five fights on the main card went the distance after all-bar one of the preliminary matchups lasted less than three rounds. Lerone Murphy, Khamzat […]

RESULTS | UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal – Aussie Volk ends the Blessed era

IF you forgot how tense the atmosphere during just one UFC title fight is, allow us to remind you of the feeling with three in one night. That was exactly what was delivered at UFC 251, as Kamaru Usman and Alexander Volkanovski retained their titles, while Petr Yan joined the club at bantamweight with his […]

PREVIEW | UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal

FIGHT ISLAND sets the scene for one of the most highly anticipated UFC cards of 2020, with no less than three championship belts put on the line across an incredible main card. The rollercoaster inflicted by the ongoing pandemic has not surpassed the UFC, but ‘Gamebred’ Jorge Masvidal lived up to his moniker in stepping […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker – Poirier takes out another FOTY contender

THE FINAL event hosted at the UFC Apex Centre before heading over to Fight Island delivered on action, headlined by an incredible main event bout between world class lightweights, Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. ‘The Diamond’ took home his fifth win in six fights after a lengthy layoff, capping a card which boasted six finishes; […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov – Emmett, Miller silence doubters

HEAVYWEIGHTS rumbled once again in a UFC main event, as Curtis Blaydes earned his second victory for 2020 in a dominant wrestling display against the seventh-ranked Alexander Volkov. Their bout headlined the promotion’s third #UFCVegas Fight Night, and followed the fight of the night in Josh Emmett and Shane Burgos‘ war, as well as a […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo – Calvillo earns decision win in flyweight debut

A NEW flyweight contender has emerged in former ranked strawweight Cynthia Calvillo, after the California native came away with a unanimous decision victory over 2019 title challenger, Jessica Eye in her divisional debut. The pair’s main event bout headlined the UFC’s second Fight Night held at its Apex Centre in Las Vegas, with half of […]

UFC Rankings update: May-June 2020

THE UFC has resumed full-time operations and with it comes the ever-changing rankings landscape. Four events have gone down since the promotion’s emphatic return at UFC 249 on May 9, with the only belt to change hands that of the interim lightweight strap belonging to Justin Gaethje. Among the big winners have been Gilbert Burns, […]

RESULTS | UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer – The Lioness makes history with divisional sweep

AMANDA Nunes made history on Sunday as the first ever UFC fighter to simultaneously defend two active titles, dominating Felicia Spencer in a one-sided headline bout for the women’s featherweight championship. Nunes looked flawless across the five rounds, showcasing her full range of skills while putting to bed doubts about her cardio. All eyes were […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns

THE UFC returned to the fight capital of the world this weekend, and while there may not have been a live crowd at the APEX Centre to appreciate the action, plenty of viewers around the world were treated to an awesome bunch of fights. Gilbert Burns announced himself as a true welterweight title contender after […]

Card preview: UFC Fight Night – Woodley vs. Burns

SEVEN days removed from the madness, mixed martial arts returns this weekend amid a big few days for combat sports. Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and rising Brazilian contender Gilbert Burns headline the UFC’s latest Fight Night, set to take place at the promotion’s APEX Centre in Las Vegas. Nine of the 12 weight classes, […]

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