UFC 261: Valentina Shevchenko to defend flyweight title vs. Jessica Andrade next

Valentina Shevchenko of Kyrgyzstan celebrates her victory over Jennifer Maia of Brazil in their women's flyweight championship bout during the UFC...

Reports today have confirmed UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (20-3) will make the fifth defence of her title against former strawweight title-holder Jessica Andrade (21-8) in two months’ time, an intriguing bout expected to headline their UFC 261 PPV event on April 24. Continue reading

UFC 257: Dustin Poirier avenges Conor McGregor loss, after Chandler’s emphatic debut

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Dustin Poirier (#2) avenged his defeat to Conor McGregor (#4) on the Irishman’s Octagon return with an impressive second-round KO win, after Michael Chandler put the lightweight division on notice by blasting #6 ranked Dan Hooker inside a round during the UFC 257 co-main event. Continue reading

UFC 259: Nunes-Anderson featherweight title fight rebooked to headline March 6 card

UFC 259: Amanda Nunes rebooks title defense vs. Megan Anderson

Originally scheduled to take place at UFC 256 this past month, Amanda Nunes will defend her featherweight strap vs. Megan Anderson as the main event at UFC 259 on March 6 next year. Barring cancellations, the card is expected to also feature two-time bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and light-heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakic (#4), among others. Continue reading

UFC 256: Amanda Nunes withdraws from title defence with undisclosed injury

Amanda Nunes defends featherweight title vs. Megan Anderson at UFC 256

As reported overnight via ESPN, two-weight UFC champion Amanda Nunes (20-4) has withdrawn from her scheduled featherweight title defence against Megan Anderson (11-4) next month through an undisclosed injury. The promotion are preparing to move the matchup to a date early next year, but haven’t yet announced a new main event for 2020’s final pay-per-view. Continue reading