#Ufc Middleweight Champion

Fastest Turnarounds In UFC History

On October 16, UFC strawweight Loopy Godinez made the quickest turnaround in UFC history by competing just seven days after her last UFC fight. But before Godinez, there were quite a few other UFC fighters that made some quick turnarounds. Look back at some of the fighters that threw caution...
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UFC 267 odds, predictions, betting trends for Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira

Jan Blachowicz will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 267 at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. It will be Blachowicz's second title defense following his decision victory over middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in March. He'll be standing across the Octagon from Glover Teixeira, who is getting another chance at becoming champion after losing to Jon Jones back in 2014.
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Dana White Says Marvin Vettori 'Makes Sense' As Backup For Adesanya-Whittaker

Marvin Vettori's badassery last week's already paying off ... 'cause Dana White tells TMZ Sports the UFC star could be tapped as the backup fighter for Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker's title fight. Izzy, the champion, and Whittaker, the #1 contender, are fighting at UFC 271 in February ... and...

Khamzat Chimaev: Opponents will be ‘scared again’ after he finishes Li Jingliang at UFC 267

Khamzat Chimaev has a lot of lost time to make up for, but he still plans to work at his own pace. Especially if he has trouble finding people to fight. The unbeaten 27-year-old competes for the first time in over a year this Saturday when he meets Li Jingliang at UFC 267 this Saturday in Abu Dhabi. When Chimaev made his octagon debut in the United Arab Emirates in June of last year, he quickly became a headlining name with two dominant performances in the span of 10 days followed by a 17-second knockout of veteran middleweight Gerald Meerschaert in Las Vegas two months later.

UFC 267 predictions: ‘Blachowicz vs Teixeira’ late ‘Prelims’ undercard preview

One of the sport’s most unexpected champions meets one of its most timeless veterans this Saturday when Jan Blachowicz defends his UFC Light Heavyweight title against the immortal Glover Teixeira atop UFC 267. Also on tap are a Bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen and the return of Khamzat Chimaev against Welterweight slugger Li Jingliang.

Blachowicz Taking Gustafsson Approach Against “Experienced” Teixeira

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz is well aware of the threat veteran Brazilian Glover Teixeira will pose in the UFC 267 main event. The pair will collide this Saturday in what will be Blachowicz’s first title defense against a member of the 205-pound roster. After his championship crowning at UFC 253 last September, which saw him finish Dominick Reyes in the second round, the Polish powerhouse’s first challenge came from below.

“Now people Respect me, Fighter’s respect me, I’m a true champion,” Jan Blachowicz is happy to earn respect ahead of his fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC 267

The UFC Lightweight champion Jan Blachowicz is going to defend his title against the number one ranked Light Heavyweight fighter, Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 267. Blachowicz is back on Fight Island, the place where he defeated Dominick Reyes and won the UFC Light Heavyweight championship. Jan...

“He’s got everything” Jan Blachowicz is open to fight Israel Adesanya again in the 205 division

Jan Blachowicz might have gone past Israel Adesanya with ease but the fighter from Poland is all in to run it back with the middleweight king one more time. Jan Blachowicz is scheduled to fight Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight title fight at UFC 267. Jan will be defending his title for the second time in his career. UFC 267 will take place in Abu Dhabi on 20th October. Blachowicz is coming off a fantastic win against Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. Izzy, the middleweight champion dared to be great and made an ambitious move up a weight class to challenge Jan for the light heavyweight belt. Blachowicz won the fight via unanimous decision and showed his true excellence. Izzy has gone back to fighting in the middleweight division and beat Marvin Vettori in a title defense.

Marvin Vettori “absolutely makes sense” as backup for upcoming UFC title fight, says Dana White

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori “absolutely makes sense” as the backup for the upcoming 185lbs title fight, says Dana White. Vettori defeated Paulo Costa via unanimous decision in the main event of this past Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 card. The fight actually took place at 205lbs because Costa struggled to make weight, but it was at its heart a matchup between two elite 185lbs fighters. Vettori got the job done by decision, and overall he has won six of his last seven fights, with his only recent loss coming to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya during that stretch. Currently, Vettori is ranked No. 2 overall at 185lbs.

Dana White’s Contender Series 45 Results

Dana White’s Contender Series returns for the second-to-last time this year at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA Sucka will cover the entire card live, right here. The card starts at 8pm ET/5pm PT on ESPN+. Undefeated Russian finisher Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (12-0), and Brazilian knockout artist Jansey Silva...

Israel Adesanya Vs. Robert Whittaker II Pushed Back To February For UFC 271

Fans will have to wait a month longer before seeing Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker take the octagon together again. This middleweight title clash was supposed to happen at UFC 270 in January, but it has reportedly been delayed, and they will instead share the octagon at UFC 271, which will be held in February 2022.

Jon Jones Standing in UFC Just Took Another Hit

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has taken another blow, weeks after he was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. As many fight fans know, “Bones” was accused of pulling his fiancée’s hair and headbutting a police car on Friday, September 24, 2021. He faces two charges, injuring or tampering with a vehicle, a felony, and misdemeanor battery domestic violence.

Robert Whittaker To Paulo Costa: “You’re A Bloody Mess, Mate”

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker has slammed fellow contender Paulo Costa for his “garbage” weight issues during UFC Vegas 41 fight week, branding him a “bloody mess.”. After over a year away from action following his title fight defeat to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 last September, Costa returned...

The Russian Menace: Albert Duraev Sets His Eye on the UFC Middleweight Division

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream UFC 267 live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. The Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight newcomer is a former ACB two-division champion. The upcoming UFC 267 card will see Albert Duraev make...

Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2 moved to UFC 271

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya appears to have his next challenger all lined up. And it’s someone he’s very familiar with. According to TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter the UFC are expected to announce Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2 for UFC 271, which takes place on February 12, 2022. Clarification: An error...