Brian Ortega, Sean O’Malley and Mackenzie Dern were among the 20-somethings to steal the show at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.
Women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino entered her title defense at UFC 222 as nearly a minus 2,000 favorite against Yana Kunitskaya. She fought like the price wasn’t steep enough.
Irish superstar will be stripped of the lightweight title as long as top contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov step in the cage for the main event of UFC 223
After making weight earlier in the day, the fighters competing at UFC 222 faced off with their opponents one last time before they battle in the octagon on Saturday, March 3.
Featherweight contender Brian Ortega will meet former champion Frankie Edgar on the main card of UFC 222 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
All 24 fighters competing on the UFC 222 card in Las Vegas on March 3 made weight.
UFC 222 will take place on Saturday, March 3. Ahead of the event, some of the main card fighters, including women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino and her challenger, Yana Kunitskaya, spoke with the media.
Bantamweight contender Cat Zingano will return to action Saturday against Ketlen Vieira on the main card of UFC 222 at T-Mobile Arena for the first time since a loss to Julianna Pena at UFC 200 in July 2016.