The idea of an international location for hosting UFC fights was born from a TMZ interview in April and came to fruition through support of the Abu Dhabi government.
Lou Finocchiaro (@GambLou) is parlaying two favorites on the main card and is betting two underdogs on the preliminary card Saturday.
Fireworks went off when the veteran fighter finally agreed to terms on a welterweight title fight against champion Kamaru Usman for the main event of UFC 251 on Saturday.
The former champion did no sparring and prepared for his UFC 251 ‘Fight Island’ title rematch against champ Alex Volkanovski exclusively through video conferencing.
Jorge Masvidal agreed to fight UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at Saturday’s UFC 251 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, ESPN reported.
A William Hill bettor in Nevada lost a $100,000 wager Saturday on Dan Hooker (+200) over Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas.
The lightweight contender, who will take on Dan Hooker in Saturday’s main event, was named the inaugural recipient of the Forrest Griffin Community Award on Friday.
Welterweight Ramiz Brahimaj is off Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 12 card at the UFC Apex facility after one of his cornermen’s COVID-19 test came back positive.
Struggling welterweight Mike Perry’s only cornerperson for his UFC on ESPN 12 co-main event bout against Mickey Gall on Saturday will be his girlfriend.
A William Hill bettor won a $50,000 straight bet on Gillian Robertson that paid $43,478.25 when she submitted Cortney Casey in the third round Saturday at UFC on ESPN 11.
The Aug. 15 pay-per-view card will be headlined by the culmination of a heavyweight title fight trilogy between champion Stipe Miocic and former champ Daniel Cormier.
The heavyweight took Alexander Volkov down 14 times to improve to 8-1 in his last nine fights in the headliner of Saturday’s event at the UFC Apex Facility.