Jairzinho Rozenstruik (#6) didn’t entirely do what he said he would – attack first by pushing the pace – but his low-output created a false sense of security for Augusto Sakai (#9), left in a bloody heap by a devastating two-punch combo just before the first round was set to finish. Next? He wants a top-five heavyweight. Continue reading
Khabib Nurmagomedov retained his UFC lightweight title with a second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje, before retiring in the Octagon post-fight to pull the curtain on an illustrious career where he finishes 29-0 – undefeated and undisputed champ with 13 UFC victories. Before then, Robert Whittaker outstruck Jared Cannonier to win their middleweight title eliminator. Continue reading
Alistair Overeem survived Walt Harris’ first-round onslaught to ultimately prevail in an important R2 TKO victory, while Claudia Gadelha improved to 17-4 with a much-needed split decision win over Angela Hill in the night’s co-main event. Continue reading
This past weekend, UFC president Dana White announced the official lineups for UFC Fight Night events on May 13 and May 16 in Jacksonville, Florida – which will follow this weekend’s heavily-modified and rescheduled UFC 249 card.