Monday Fight Updates

It's UFC 179 fight week, but before the action kicks off in Rio de Janeiro this Saturday, two new fights were verbally agreed to Monday, and one bout in Sydney got an injury-induced switch.

On that November 8 card emanating from Australia and airing on UFC FIGHT PASS, American knockout artist Walt Harris will make a quick return to the UFC to take on home country favorite Soa Palelei in heavyweight action. Harris replaces the injured Daniel Omielanczuk.

December 13th's event in Phoenix, Arizona will see hometown hero and former Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo make his UFC debut in a bantamweight matchup against Hawaii's Dustin Kimura.

Finally, it will be a meeting of Brazilian middleweights in Las Vegas on January 31st, as Ildemar Alcantara faces Richardson Moreira on the UFC 183 card.


Presented by Modelo Especial, the official beer of UFC, former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk discusses her fighting spirit ahead of her highly anticipated rematch with Rose Namajunas at UFC 223 on April 7.
Mar 23, 2018
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Apr 23, 2017
At age 20, Cody’s brother introduced him to five-year old Maddux, who was deathly ill with leukemia. As the two became friends, they made a promise to each other: Maddux would beat cancer, and Cody would become world champion.
Mar 22, 2018
Khabib Nurmagomedov showed the lightweight division what he was capable of when he knocked out Thiago Taveres in Brazil back in 2013 to improve to 19-0. Next he faces Tony Ferguson for the lightweight belt at UFC 223 live on Pay-Per-View.
Mar 21, 2018