The high-profile veterans suffered defeats in the headlining bouts of the main card at the Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Following Donald Cerrone’s fifth straight fight without a win, UFC president Dana White said in September that it was time to have a conversation with “Cowboy” about retiring.
The breakout women’s flyweight star saw her momentum snapped at her rising star dimmed with her first UFC loss in January and returns at UFC on ESPN 24 at the Apex on Saturday.
The light heavyweight contender dropped former title challenger Dominick Reyes late the second round of a thriller with a vicious back elbow.
The company that owns a majority of the UFC Thursday launched its initial public offering.
The two-time light heavyweight challenger did a thorough self-examination after allowing one loss to turn into two.
A rumored matchup of former welterweight title challengers is now official for UFC 264 on July 10 at T-Mobile Arena, people close to the organization confirmed Wednesday.
Kamaru Usman is a heavy favorite at Circa to defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261 on Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida.
Saturday’s pay-per-view event in Jacksonville, featuring three title fights, will welcome 15,000 fans inside masks-optional VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.
This was Whittaker’s third straight win, all coming against elite competition.
Robert Whittaker is a -235 favorite over Kelvin Gastelum. Handicapper Lou Finocchiaro is banking on the fight to not go the distance, which is -105 at Circa sportsbook.
Former MMA champion Ben Askren will make his pro boxing debut against YouTube star Jake Paul in what figures to be the biggest boxing pay per view of the first half of 2021.
Robert Whittaker believes a win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 22 on Saturday is the key to securing a championship rematch with Israel Adesanya.