UFC President Dana White claims Nate Diaz was offered a showdown with Khamzat Chimaev before UFC 267 took place. Chimaev has had a red hot start to his UFC run. The 170-pounder has amassed a perfect record of 10-0 thus far and is 4-0 under the UFC banner. He’s coming off a first-round submission finish
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UFC announcer Bruce Buffer admits being forced to miss UFC 267 stung a bit. Joe Martinez had to fulfill announcing duties after Buffer tested positive for COVID-19. Buffer did have symptoms at first but he is feeling much better now and is expected to be back for UFC 268 on Nov. 6. With that said,
“Big” John McCarthy has detailed what his initial reaction was to the controversial UFC 267 official. Vyacheslav Kiselev served as a referee for a preliminary bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Benoît St. Denis. Kiselev’s officiating left color commentators Daniel Cormier and Paul Felder, both former fighters, infuriated. St. Denis was battered throughout the
UFC 267 saw what many are calling one of the worst referee performances in history, between Benoit Saint-Denis and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos. Now Benoit’s coach, Daniel Woirin speaks on what happened, and gives an update on his fighter. Saint-Denis vs dos Santos was refereed by Vyacheslav Kiselev, but he was pulled from the rest
Jan Blachowicz lost his light heavyweight title to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267. Apparently just a few hours later, he was talking to the UFC about securing a fight with Anthony Smith. Smith is in a strong position after scoring three straight wins. This put him in position to face Aleksandar Rakic for the second
Over the weekend, a new interim bantamweight champ was crowned when Petr Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen. However champ Aljamain Sterling says he saw no improvements from his rival. UFC 267 was originally expected to feature Sterling rematching Yan to decide who the better man was, after their first fight ended in a DQ. However when
“Big” John McCarthy is none too pleased with one of the officials at UFC 267. Vyacheslav Kiselev officiated a preliminary bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Benoît St. Denis. The bout went the distance but many agree it shouldn’t have. Zaleski was putting a beating on St. Denis to the point where color commentators
Jan Blachowicz may be down, but he’s not out. The Loss Blachowicz’s ‘Legendary Polish Power’ was nowhere to be found in the main event of UFC 267. Glover Teixeira wasn’t affected by the champ’s striking which gave problems to the likes of Israel Adesanya and which left many more unconscious. The Brazilian’s ground game and
With all the action that took place at UFC 267, Hasbulla Magomedov also got in on some of it in the crowd. Hasbulla — who has become a social media sensation in recent months — was a special guest at UFC 267 and was even inside the Octagon following Islam Makhachev’s win over Dan Hooker.
Corey Anderson and Jon Jones were quick to pounce on Jan Blachowicz’s latest setback. Blachowicz lost his light heavyweight title after getting submitted by Glover Teixeira in the second round of their UFC 267 headliner Saturday night in Abu Dhabi. The wielder of legendary Polish power just never got going and after a first round
Glover Teixiera Taps Jan Blachowicz, Becomes Light Heavyweight Champion At 42 – UFC 267 Results (Highlights)
A light heavyweight title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira is taking place now (Saturday, October 30, 2021) at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi. Round 1 Teixeira shoots early and is able to get Blachowicz down. Blachowicz has the full guard but there’s not a lot of action since as Teixeira remains on top.
Petr Yan Outclasses Cory Sandhagen In War, Becomes Interim Bantamweight Champion – UFC 267 Results (Highlights)
An interim bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen is taking place now (Saturday, October 30, 2021) at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi. Round 1 Sandhagen opens with a leg kick. Yan returns one of his own. Yan has to eat another leg kick before returning one more. Sandhagen is starting to throw
A lightweight encounter between Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker is taking place now (Saturday, October 30, 2021) at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi. Round 1 Hooker is feinting plenty early. He lands a leg kick. He attempts another one soon after but Makhachev times a takedown to perfection and passes to half guard extremely quickly.
Heavyweights were in full force on the main card of UFC 267 as Alexander Volkov and Marcin Tybura were in action. The two traded leather inside Etihad Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Round 1 Volkov lands a leg kick early. Tybura connected with a left hand. The two both landed leg kicks and swung leather. Tybura
The hype is real. Khamzat Chimaev returned to the UFC Octaon after getting 3 wins in 66 days back in 2020. Li Jingliang looked to spoil the party for ‘Borz’ but would not find any success at UFC 267. Round 1: Khamzat Chimaev attempts an early takedown right off the bat. Jingliang defends well for
Russian prospect Magomed Ankalaev takes on former UFC title challenger Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 267 on Sat., Oct. 30, 2021 from inside Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. Round 1: Oezdemir stalks Ankalaev to begin the round. Oezdemir lands some heavy shots on the head of Ankalaev then proceeds to throw a flying