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UFC 249

April 19 (Asia time)

Brooklyn, NY, USA

  • Lightweight title bout: Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs #1 Tony Ferguson
  • Women’s strawweight bout: #1 Jessia Andrade vs #2 Rose Namajunas
  • Featherweight: #8 Jeremy Stephens vs #10 Calvin Kattar

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: SMITH vs TEIXEIRA

April 26 (Asia time)

Lincoln, NE, USA

  • Light heavyweight: #3 Anthony Smith vs #9 Glover Teixeira
  • Women’s flyweight: #12 Antonina Schevchenko vs Cynthia Calvillo

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HERMANSSON vs WEIDMAN

May 3 (Asia time)

Oklahoma City, OK, USA

  • Middleweight: #6 Jack Hermansson vs Chris Weidman
  • Women’s strawweight: #6 Claudia Gadelha vs Marina Rodriguez
  • Light heavyweight: Ed Herman vs Da-Un Jung
  • Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs Philipe Lins

UFC DUBLIN

August 16 (Asia time)

Dublin, Ireland

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BENAVIDEZ vs FIGUEIREDO

March 1 (Asia time)

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

This coming weekend, the vacant flyweight title is on the line between #1 ranked former challenger Joseph Benavidez and #3 ranked Deiveson Figueiredo. This marks the UFC’s second trip to Norfolk.

  • Joe Benavidez (28-5, fighting out of Las Cruces, New Mexico) looks to finally capture his first UFC title
    • No. 1 ranked UFC flyweight contender
    • Nine wins via submission, eight via knockout
    • Most knockout wins in UFC flyweight history (five)
    • Has won nine of his last 10 bouts
    • Holds wins over Henry Cejudo, Jussier Formiga (twice) and Tim Elliot
  • Deiveson Figueiredo (17-1, fighting out of Condor Belem, Para, Brazil) looks to continue his ascent up the flyweight rankings and bring another title back to Brazil
    • No. 3 ranked UFC flyweight contender
    • 14 of 17 wins via stoppage (8 knockouts, 6 submissions)
    • Nine first-round finishes
    • 6-1 UFC record
    • Holds wins over Tim Elliot, Jarred Brooks and Alexandre Pantoja

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