UFC 275 athletes cut weight, hit the scales and face off: Justin Gaethje aims to win the title after Charles Oliveira misses his mark; champ Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza clash in a title rematch; Tony Ferguson returns against Michael Chandler.
PFL 3 saw the return of three of the promotion's biggest stars, and all three – Kayla Harrison, Anthony Pettis and Rory MacDonald – picked up important victories to kick off their respective campaigns.
Michael Chandler embraces the spotlight. Carla Esparza ups the intensity. Champ Rose Namajunas and teammate Justin Gaethje start to sweat. UFC 275 stars, including champ Charles Oliveira and Tony Ferguson, face their opponents at the press conference.
Carla Esparza and Tony Ferguson talk about TUF days. Justin Gaethje gets in the zone. Champ Rose Namajunas’ coach recounts her evolution; LW king Charles Olivera looks to his legacy. Ferguson sizes up his opponent; Michael Chandler sees a familiar face.
Michael Chandler flies to Phoenix. Champ Rose Namajunas pushes her heartrate. Carla Esparza plans a birthday surprise. Champion Charles Oliveira lands with a plan. Justin Gaethje talks camp changes that have made him confident.
Justin Gaethje checks in to his home away from home then hits the links. Michael Chandler wraps up camp with Gilbert Burns and Kamaru Usman. Carla Esparza plans to reclaim the belt. Champ Rose Namajunas heads to Phoenix.
The Bellator cage returns to Paris, France this weekend, and they're bringing a world title bout along for the ride, as Ryan Bader puts his heavyweight title on the line against France's own Cheick Kongo.
The UFC's most prolific finisher returns to defend his title as Charlies Oliveira puts his UFC lightweight title on the line against one of the most exciting fighters of his, or any other, generation at UFC 274.
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was an interested observer as Marlon Vera defeated Rob Font in a main event cracker at UFC on ESPN 35 on Saturday. And, after praising "Chito" for his victory, he turned his attention to his next title fight in the octagon.