“Right now, I’m living with my nutritionist and I’ve built a home gym in my garage and I feel really, really good right now. I’m 230 with a six pack,” the 205-pound champion said in Las Vegas.
Deiveson Figueiredo will fight Las Vegan Joseph Benavidez for the vacant belt in the main event of UFC Fight Night 169 on Feb. 29 in Norfolk, Va.
Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will face Jared Cannonier at UFC 248 on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena. Whittaker had a nine-fight winning streak snapped in October.
The welterweight champion admits the emotions of the vitriolic buildup from challenger Colby Covington took a toll on him over the last few months.
Featherweight champion Max Holloway was dethroned by challenger Alexander Volkanovski on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Colby Covington will headline his third straight card Saturday when he challenges Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 245 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, where Kamaru Usman, Max Holloway and Amanda Nunes will put their titles on the line.
Women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang will put her 20-fight winning streak on the line against former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena.
Holloway expects a strong contingent from his native Hawaii to populate the city this weekend for his first fight in Las Vegas in more than four years.
The former women’s featherweight champ will attempt to win the belt in a second weight class when she takes on bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes.