It seems 2019 will bring some clarity to the very top of the UFC lightweight rankings with promotion president, Dana White eyeing two high profile clashes among the top three contenders. Continue reading “Report: UFC lightweight elite set to clash as McGregor vs. Poirier II and Khabib vs. Ferguson targeted”
The UFC are working to add another of their young Australian stars to the card for their upcoming visit to Adelaide, with light heavyweight prospect Tyson Pedro (7-2-0) set to face former 205lb champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (25-11-0).
Undefeated heavyweight Tai Tuivasa (10-0-0) looks set to continue his meteoric rise as he takes centre stage when the UFC visits Adelaide, Australia on December 2nd.
In just the fourth fight of his UFC career the 25-year-old will make his first appearance in a main event, facing heavyweight veteran and former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos (19-5-0). The fight will be the first of Tuivasa’s new six fight UFC deal.
A flyweight bout between Ashkan Mokhtarian and newcomer Kai Kara-France is the second addition to UFC Fight Night 142, scheduled for Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide, Australia on December 1st. Continue reading “News: Ashkan Mokhtarian will fight TUF’s Kai Kara-France at UFC Fight Night Adelaide”