UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman defeated former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos for his 13th straight win in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 28 Finale at the Palms.
UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman will put his 12-fight winning streak, which includes eight UFC bouts, on the line against former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos on Friday at the Palms.
The main event between Kamaru Usman and Rafael dos Anjos is official, as are the two bouts from TUF 28. Two fighters, Ji Yeon Kim and Rick Glenn, missed weight.
The Ultimate Fighter season 28 finale is set to take place at the Palms on Nov. 30. One heavyweight and one women’s featherweight will be crowned as the TUF 28 tournament winner and will earn a UFC contract.
The heavyweight contender scored a 44-second knockout win over Curtis Blaydes in Beijing to end a two-fight losing streak.
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said Monday he can imagine a reconciliation with Conor McGregor after the bitter feud around last month’s title fight.
The fighter was injured in an attack that is under investigation by the Honolulu Police Department as a felony domestic violence incident.
UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez was one of the organization’s brightest rising stars when his career was temporarily derailed by a brutal one-sided beatdown administered by former champion Frankie Edgar in May 2017.
Floyd Mayweather revealed Wednesday that he never agreed to a New Year’s Eve bout in Japan against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to return from another lengthy layoff and headline a pay-per-view event in Las Vegas next month, eager to prove he is a better man than when he last competed.