Cinderella nearly made it home by midnight.
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On Nov. 26, it was announced on the UFC Fight Night 99 broadcast that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his featherweight belt. As a result, Jose Aldo was promoted from interim champion to the undisputed kingpin.
Review-Journal sports reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang returned Tuesday for their weekly UFC and MMA update on the Covering The Cage Facebook page.
Australian Robert Whittaker bucked the trend of fighters dropping in weight and moved up from welterweight to middleweight two years ago as he continued to grow into his body.
Conor McGregor is no longer a two-division UFC champion. The Irish superstar has vacated his featherweight title and interim champ Jose Aldo has been promoted to champion in the 145-pound divsion.
Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier suffered an injury and has been forced to pull out of his scheduled title defense against Anthony Johnson in Toronto.
Less than two weeks after his scheduled fight against Tim Kennedy was scrapped from UFC 205 , former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was scratched from UFC 206.
Reno native Ryan Bader is line for big things after dispatching of veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 100 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday night.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 99 card in Belfast, Northern Ireland:
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 100 card in Sao Paulo, Brazil.