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Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya, UFC 259

The Pro Take: Jan Blachowicz Hands Adesanya His First Loss at UFC 259

Champ versus champ super fights don’t come around often in MMA. But in a sport known for its rather chaotic and mischievous deities, the MMA gods blessed UFC 259 with exactly that. Not to mention two other title fights,...
Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson, UFC 259

The Pro Take: Amanda Nunes Defends 145lb Title, Secures 12th Straight Win at UFC...

To be considered that fantastical beast known as the GOAT (the Greatest of All Time), Amanda Nunes has had to walk through some of the best women to ever step inside the UFC octagon. And through twelve consecutive wins...
Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Jan Blachowicz Outworks Israel Adesanya, Defends Title

Jan Blachowicz proved many people wrong, beating Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 with well-timed takedowns in the championship rounds. In a sport built on "what ifs" one of the biggest hypotheticals became reality at UFC 259. Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya...
Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling, UFC 259

The Pro Take: Aljamain Sterling Wins Bantamweight Title Via DQ

When two hungry, young fighters are in the prime of their career, you knew that their paths are destined to cross. For Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling, that was the case Saturday — and there was no love lost...
Megan Anderson and Amanda Nunes, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Amanda Nunes Stuns, Submits Megan Anderson

In terms of the odds, Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson was a massive mismatch, with champ Nunes at times as much as a -1250 favorite. The UFC 259 co-main event had few siding with Anderson, despite the former Invicta...
Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Aljamain Sterling Wins Title After Petr Yan’s Illegal Knee

Petr Yan looked to be on his way to his first title defense, then delivered a brutal illegal knee, crowning Aljamain Sterling the champion at UFC 259. The first of three title fights at the UFC 259 PPV was arguably...
Drew Dober and Islam Makhachev, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Islam Makhachev Dominates, Submits Drew Dober

The future of the UFC's lightweight division was in action when Drew Dober took on Islam Makhachev at UFC 259. Dober, 6-1 in his past seven, had three straight finishes entering into the bout on Saturday night in Las Vegas....
Aleksandar Rakic and Thiago Santos, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Aleksandar Rakic Wins Lackluster Fight with Thiago Santos

Opening up the UFC 259 PPV card was a fight that would not have looked out of place in the main event of a Fight Night show. The light heavyweight throwdown in question had Thiago Santos paired up against...
Casey Kenney and Dominick Cruz, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Dominick Cruz Edges Casey Kenney in Very Close Fight

On paper, Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney was something of a puzzle. The UFC 259 bantamweight scrap was the featured televised prelim, leading into the stacked PPV card. But what was the fight, exactly? Was it a changing of...
Song Yadong and Kyler Phillips, UFC 259

UFC 259 Results: Kyler Phillips Tops Song Yadong After Entertaining 15 Minutes

Four bantamweight fights graced the UFC 259 card in Las Vegas on Saturday. Among the standouts, Song Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips, which saw China's Yadong coming off a win over Chito Vera, albeit up a weight class. Phillips, meanwhile,...

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10 Featherweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2021

The UFC's featherweight division is currently ruled by Alexander Volkanovski, and at least for the time being, the "Blessed Era" is a thing of...