(CNN)Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon in October to struggle Justin Gaethje, according to Dana White. Oleinik, 43, has additionally rebounded from back-to-back losses (to Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris) and is using a two-fight profitable streak himself in this late profession surge. The Russian submitted Maurice Greene with a second-round armbar in January before incomes a cut up determination over Fabrício Werdum in May in what has been a momentum-constructing 2020 for the fighter. While there is another pair of heavyweights set to sq. off in Junior dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, the majority of eyes will be on bantamweights Sean O’ Malley and Marlon “Chito” Vera. O’Malley is coming off a sensational knockout in his return to action in June and will get a fast turnaround to impress followers once again.

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Thirty-six states enacted laws that banned “no-holds-barred” preventing, including New York, which enacted the ban on the eve of UFC 12, forcing a relocation of the event to Dothan, Alabama. The UFC continued to air on DirecTV PPV, though its audience remained minuscule compared to the larger cable pay-per-view platforms of the era.

  • UFC fighters are paid per fight, with quantities depending on how properly-recognized the fighters are and how nicely sponsored a fighter and an event is.
  • Despite not being formally confirmed by the UFC, Justin Gaethje revealed in January 2019 that headlining an event nets additional $25,000 per fighter.
  • Fighters will sometimes receives a commission cash to struggle, called show money, with an additional bonus if they win, referred to as a win bonus.
  • For example, at UFC 202, Conor McGregor made a reported $3 million, a UFC document for one battle, while his opponent Nate Diaz made a reported $2 million.

However, the champions can be voted on for the pound-for-pound rankings. Rankings have been generated by a voting panel made up of media members. The media members were asked to vote for who they feel are the top fighters in the UFC by weight-class and pound-for-pound. A fighter is only eligible to be voted on if they’re in energetic standing in the UFC. UFC president Dana White greets Francis Ngannou of Cameroon in the course of the UFC 249 official weigh-in on May 08, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida.

ESPN+ is a premium streaming service which the sports activities broadcaster launched in early 2018. The Russian has been poised to struggle Ferguson 5 instances since December 2015, but the bout has never happened because of harm or sickness. Between July eleven and July 25, ‘Fight Island’ hosted a number of bouts, including Kamaru Usman’s victory over Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight crown in UFC 251. Although White didn’t reveal the placement for the fight, he said he was assured it might go ahead this time after it was initially slated for September.

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A fighter can seem in a couple of weight division at a time. The champion and interim champion are considered to be in the prime positions of their respective divisions and due to this fact usually are not eligible for voting by weight-class.

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