The Brazilian won his seventh straight fight in the headliner of a card contested with no live audience in Brazil.
The UFC can still apply to host the events at the Nevada Athletic Commission’s next meeting on March 25, but White clearly believed its application was likely to be denied.
The title fight between women’s strawweight champion Zhang Weili and former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk at T-Mobile Arena will be the culmination of a war of words.
Undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes in the power of visualization and has put it into practice as his career progressed.
Zhang is from the coastal province of Hebei, China, and will defend her strawweight title at UFC 248 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 246 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
The Irishman, who returns to action Saturday at UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena, said he “would love to be the first combatant to fight in that 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.
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.
Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated boxer from Las Vegas, took to Instagram on Thursday to tease a return hours after an interview was released in which he said he was done with boxing.