Anthony Smith will challenge Jon Jones for his light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 235 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
Ben Askren, the polarizing former Bellator MMA and ONE Championship titleholder, will make his UFC debut against former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 235 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
Featherweight champ Max Holloway will move up to lightweight for an interim title rematch against Dustin Poirier.
Georges St-Pierre is retiring from mixed martial arts.
Former two-time heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a knee injury and was knocked out by Francis Ngannou in just 26 seconds on Sunday night in his return after more than two years away from the cage.
The middleweight champion issued a video statement to fans from his hospital bed after emergency surgery on a collapsed bowel and an internal hernia.
Robert Whittaker provided most of the early drama at UFC 234 in Australia and Israel Adesanya quite a lot at the end.
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will not be able to defend his belt in the main event of UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday night.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card for UFC 234 on Saturday at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
The light heavyweight star has competed just once per year in each of the last five years.