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Charles Oliveira (31-8) takes on Poirier (28-6) on Saturday night in Las Vegas to close the promotion's final pay-per-view show of a big year for both men.
Stamp Fairtex more dangerous compared to Ritu Phogat, feels Bi Nguyen ahead of ONE Atomweight Grand Prix Final
The Indian wrestler-turned-MMA fighter, currently ranked fourth, faces the No 2-ranked Fairtex in the final of the Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix Championship Final at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The winner of this bout will then go on to face Angela Lee for the atomweight world title next year.
Phogat, ranked fourth, says she is leaving no stone unturned in preparing for her upcoming bout in the 48kg category at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
One Championship: Ritu Phogat to face Jenelyn Olsim after undefeated star Itsuki Hirata's withdrawal
Jenelyn Olsim, who was originally scheduled to face Jihin Radzuan in a World Grand Prix alternate bout at ONE: NextGen II, steps in to face Ritu.
UFC 265: Ciryl Gane beats Derrick Lewis to win interim heavyweight title, get shot at champion Francis Ngannou
Just over three years after Gane (10-0) made his mixed martial arts debut, the Frenchman dominated the championship bout at the Toyota Center in Lewis' hometown.
Newly crowned One Championship world heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar is aiming to make a name in pro wrestling but also has plans to defend his MMA title and add more belts.
Arjan Bhullar is the first Indian-origin fighter to win a high-level MMA title.
Usman extended his winning streak to 18 straight by knocking out Jorge Masvidal with a right punch to the jaw early in the second round and retaining his welterweight belt.
McGregor, 32, will be chasing his first victory since January 2020 while the 31-year-old Poirier (27 wins, five defeats) will be looking for a third consecutive victory.
Ngannou stopped Stipe Miocic with ferocious punches early in the second round to claim the heavyweight title at UFC 260.
UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz ends Israel Adesanya's undefeated run; Amanda Nunes overpowers Megan Anderson
It was the first defeat inflicted on the 31-year-old Adesanya, who was stepping up in weight, in his 21-fight career.
The 32-year-old McGregor had been an overwhelming favourite to register a winning return after a year away from the octagon.
Poirier, who now has a UFC record of 27-6, used low calf kicks in an effort to put McGregor (22-5) off his usual ferocious stand-up game — and it worked
McGregor (22-4) was last seen demolishing American welterweight Donald Cerrone (36-15) via a knockout in just 40 seconds at UFC 246 in Las Vegas last January
Figueiredo (20-1) earned his record-tying seventh stoppage victory in the 125-pound division by clamping onto Perez's neck out of a scramble at 1:57 in the opening round.
UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov plans on 'finishing' Justin Gaethje in third round, awaits 'something special'
Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov puts his lightweight title on the line against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to be held at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Manny Pacquiao camp says Conor McGregor fight being considered, acknowledge 'tremendous global event'
Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao Promotions, said a fight between the eight-division world champion and McGregor would be a "tremendous global event."
Conor McGregor released without charges after being taken into custody in Corsica for alleged sexual assault, indecent exposure
Conor McGregor, no stranger to controversy, was taken into police custody on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, was released on Saturday without being charged, his lawyer said.
Jones has won a UFC-record 14 title fights, and he hasn't lost any fight since 2009 — but thanks to two doping violations, he has fought only six times since January 2015.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) holds the longest active unbeaten streak in MMA, and he became the UFC's lightweight champion in April 2018 by defeating Al Iaquinta for the vacant belt.