UFC 255: Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko with contrasting title defences

7 Takeaways From UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez

Deiveson Figueiredo wasted no time at all against Alex Perez (#4) to complete his first flyweight title defence within two minutes of their main event matchup, while Valentina Shevchenko showcased her wrestling en route to a UD win over a gamely Jennifer Maia in the night’s co-main. Elsewhere, there were wins for Brandon Moreno and Katlyn Chookagian, among others. Continue reading

UFC 253: Israel Adesanya, Jan Blachowicz reign supreme with statement title wins

UFC 253: Israel Adesanya stops Paulo Costa in second round to defend middleweight crown | Stuff.co.nz

Israel Adesanya retained his middleweight strap against Paulo Costa in style with a second-round TKO victory, after Jan Blachowicz’s resurgence continued – delivering a similarly excellent display to capture the vacant light-heavyweight championship at Dominick Reyes’ expense during the UFC 253 co-main event. Continue reading