On the UFC Utica main card, Walt Harris dusted Daniel Spitz in the second round, and Ben Saunders took out Jake Ellenberger in the first.
Colby Covington had some choice words for both Darren Till and Stephen Thompon’s performance at UFC Liverpool last weekend.
UFC Liverpool’s main event fight between Darren Till and Stephen Thompson was not exactly an exciting one. Both were criticized for essentially point-fighting and being overly cordial with each other, as well as the judging that led many, including “Wonderboy”, to believe that it was swayed by the pro-Till crowd in attendance.
Dana White defended the UFC’s decision to keep CM Punk on the UFC 225 main card.
MMA fans burst into outrage during the UFC Chile broadcast earlier this month when it was announced a pivotal heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Curtis Blaydes had been bumped down to the UFC 225 preliminary card in favor of Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson.
UFC president Dana White is optimistic that the lightweight title fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will eventually end up being made.
Even in the middle of Ramadan, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov still has his next potential challengers in mind. Over the weekend, “The Eagle” went on to send an indirect challenge towards Conor McGregor via Instagram.