Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a series of tweets about his plans and relationship with the UFC in a culmination of an antagonistic week between him and Dana White.
Burns won his sixth straight fight with a dominant performance over former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley at the UFC’s Apex facility in Las Vegas.
The light heavyweight champion isn’t happy with how negotiations on a potential heavyweight superfight with Francis Ngannou were portrayed to the media.
Handicapper Lou Finocchiaro (@GambLou) has three plays for the event, which is headlined by a welterweight bout between Tyron Woodley (19-4-1) and Gilbert Burns (18-3).
The welterweight star will step back in the cage for the first time since losing his belt at T-Mobile Arena more than a year ago when he faces Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN 9 on Saturday.
Women’s strawweight standout Mackenzie Dern will return against Hannah Cifers to kick off the UFC on ESPN 9 main card Saturday at the UFC’s Apex facility.
The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously to approve new coronavirus health and safety protocols, granting the UFC and Top Rank live fight cards in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Athletic Commission will meet by phone Wednesday to determine whether combat sports events can resume in Nevada with enhanced health and safety protocols.
UFC star Henry Cejudo’s surprise retirement took another step toward becoming official when his name was removed from the bantamweight champion spot on the UFC’s rankings.
The commission is expected to discuss the possibility of combat sports events returning to Las Vegas as soon as May 30.
Dana White told the Review-Journal in a text message early Wednesday the organization will proceed with a fight card at its Apex Facility with no fans.
UFC’s fight card Saturday night on ESPN generated the weekend’s largest betting handle at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
The heavyweight immediately embraced his fallen opponent Walt Harris, who was fighting for the first time since his stepdaughter was murdered in October.
Heavyweight Walt Harris will headline his first UFC card Saturday when he fights Alistair Overeem less than six months after the murder of his stepdaughter.
Alistair Overeem is a +125 underdog to Walt Harris (-145) in the main event, and handicapper Lou Finocchiaro leans to Overeem to win by submission at 10-1 odds.