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Henry Cejudo praises former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning flyweight title at UFC 263

Henry Cejudo praised his former training partner Brandon Moreno after winning the UFC flyweight title from Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263. Moreno finished Figueiredo in the third round with a rear-naked choke to become the new UFC flyweight champion. Following the event, Moreno ran into Cejudo backstage and the former UFC flyweight champ congratulated Moreno on his victory. The two were former training partners and Moreno even helped Cejudo prepare for his fights with Demetrious Johnson and Jussier Formiga. Cejudo was nothing but happy for his longtime friend.
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UFC 263: Ref Al Guinee ripped for not noticing Jamahal Hill’s dangling arm

Jamahal Hill’s fight at UFC 263 did not end immediately when his left arm was dislocated by Paul Craig. Hill was still allowed by local Arizona referee Al Guinee to take punishment from Craig as his arm gruesomely dangled before the bout was finally stopped. Guinee received criticism afterward for taking too long to step in.
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By The Numbers: UFC 263

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream UFC 263 live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. Israel Adesanya may have failed in his bid to be a two-division champion, but he still reigns supreme over the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight division.
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UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 - Winners and Losers

UFC 263 featured three five-round fights at the top of the card. The favorites in two of those fights won via decision. The only finish to come in the trio of bouts was an upset victory — and a feel-good story. In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya showed...

UFC 263 live results: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC 263 live results from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on Saturday, June 12, on MMAWeekly.com.)

UFC 263 - Who's next for Israel Adesanya, Brandon Moreno, Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz?

GLENDALE, AZ -- One dominant champion retained his belt. Another lost it in an unexpected blowout. It was another fun night in MMA, as UFC 263 delivered plenty of storylines. Israel Adesanya looked terrific in his third title defense, a unanimous decision against Marvin Vettori. In the co-main, a potential new star was born in Brandon Moreno, who submitted Deiveson Figueiredo in the third round.

UFC 263 post-event facts: Decision-heavy card shatters record for most fight time

UFC 263 went down on Saturday at the Gila Rivera Arena in Glendale, Ariz., and the 14-fight card featured 11 fights that went to a decision. In the main event, Israel Adesanya (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) outpointed Marvin Vettori (17-5-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) in their rematch to win a unanimous decision. The co-headliner saw Brandon Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) claim flyweight gold with a submission of Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), while the featured bout saw Leon Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) bloody Nate Diaz (20-13 MMA, 15-11 UFC) by decision.

UFC 263 and The Disney Bundle: Get ESPN+ deal for Adesanya vs. Vettori PPV

All UFC pay-per-view events are now exclusive to the ESPN + digital streaming service. That means fans require an. + subscription to order and watch UFC 263 this Saturday night. And if you’re looking for a cost-effective deal that could save you some money in the process, then you might...

UFC 263 Main Card Results: Israel Adesanya retains middleweight title with decision victory over Marvin Vettori

UFC 263 results: Israel Adesanya gets unanimous decision victory over Marvin Vettori to retain middleweight title. Israel Adesanya is back. After a fight week of palpable animosity, the bitter rivalry and rematch between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori ended with a unanimous decision victory and another middleweight title defense for ‘Stylebender’ in the main event of UFC 263.

UFC 263 Live results: Leon Edwards survives late Nate Diaz rally

Leon Edwards came in undefeated in his last nine fights. He was a 5-to-1 favorite. Yet he was largely overlooked in the buildup to UFC 263 because all of the attention went to his opponent, Nate Diaz. Perhaps Edwards has our attention now. Edwards bloodied up and thoroughly dominated Diaz...

UFC 263 Ceremonial Weigh-ins: The Fighter Face-offs | Video

Following Friday’s UFC 263 ceremonial weigh-ins, the athletes competing on Saturday’s fight card faced off with their opponents in Glendale, Arizona. UFC 263 takes place at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. and features two world title rematches. In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya faces Marvin Vettori a second time while featherweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno run it back in the co-main event.

UFC 263 bonuses: Paul Craig banks $50K for dislocating an arm

Israel Adesanya captured another middleweight title defense last night (Sat., June 12, 2021) at UFC 263 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, when “Last Stylebender” outlasted Marvin Vettori for a lopsided unanimous decision (highlights HERE). In addition to the middleweight rematch, a slew of main card and “Prelims” bouts turned in some serious action. Check them out below and let us know your favorite:

Check out the UFC 263 Cold Open | Video

Ron Perlman gets the UFC 263 show started on Saturday night with a preview of a stacked fight card featuring two title fight rematches and the return of Nate Diaz. Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya faces Marvin Vettori, Deiveson Figueiredo faces Brandon Moreno and Leon Edwards takes on Nate Diaz. (Courtesy...

UFC 263 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Highest total in program history

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 263 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $362,500. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy. UFC...