Amir Albazi showed that he belongs in the UFC’s flyweight title conversation with a split-decision win over Kai Kara-France at UFC Vegas 74, then called for his next bout to be for the undisputed flyweight title.
Kai Kara-France has his sights set on the UFC flyweight title, but he’s not rushing to get there. When he gets his shot, he wants to know he belongs there.
Amanda Nunes cemented her GOAT status in women's MMA with a bounceback victory over Julianna Pena at UFC 277 to reclaim the undisputed UFC women's bantamweight title in Dallas, Texas.
Champ Alexander Volkanovski touches down to support his team. The stars of UFC 277 make weight in the morning and face off for fans that afternoon in Dallas, as the scene is set for two title rematches: Pena vs Nunes and Moreno vs Kara-France.
Champion Julianna Pena embraces the spotlight. Brandon Moreno admires his mini-me. Alex Perez takes inspiration from a teammate. Derrick Lewis stays positive. Athletes talk 277 and face off at the press conference.
Anthony Smith celebrates his birthday. Amanda Nunes sets her body clock; champ Julianna Peña takes training personally. Kai Kara-France and Brandon Moreno eye the flyweight belt. Derrick Lewis finds the fun in fighting.
All four title fighters successfully hit the scale on championship weight and ready to go at the official weigh-ins ahead of UFC 277 in Dallas, Texas, though there was a little concern as defending champion Julianna Pena waited until the final moments before taking to the scale.
Amanda Nunes brings a renewed hunger. Kai Kara-France cruises through fight week and reaches a UFC milestone. Champion Julianna Peña flies with her family. Brandon Moreno leaves Las Vegas.
The co-main event of UFC 277 features a battle for the vacant interim flyweight title, with two rival 125-pounders set to face off for a second time with the added incentive of a championship belt on the line.