Reigning featherweight champ Max Holloway defended his belt Saturday, overwhelming former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar at UFC 240.
The 145-pound champion will put his belt on the line against Frankie Edgar on Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, after moving up to lightweight.
In the main event of Dana White’s Contender Series, middleweights Ramazan Kuramagmedov and Jordan Williams showcased their skills in an entertaining back-and-forth battle.
Silva had the longest title reign as UFC middleweight champion with 16 consecutive victories from 2006 to 2013.
Jones is facing one count of misdemeanor battery stemming from an allegation by a strip club waitress in April, the latest in a string of run-ins with the law.
The beleaguered former NFL pass rusher stuffed a takedown attempt in the opening seconds and landed 30 straight right hands before the fight was stopped after 45 seconds.
The beleaguered former NFL star, coming off his first official UFC victory, will fight Juan Adams on Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 4 card in San Antonio.
Four more fighters inked contracts with the UFC after putting on solid performances on Dana White’s Contender Series.
For the first time in the three-season history of Dana White’s Contender Series, every fighter who won their bout earned a UFC contract.
There have now been a few days to digest the performances of Amanda Nunes and Jon Jones as two of the greatest fighters in UFC history defended their belts at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.