Bobby Green was all set to take on Dan Hooker at UFC Austin, but injury to his Kiwi opponent left him without an opponent for what was supposed to be a pivotal bout for his career.
Vicente Luque returned to the Octagon after a one-year layoff and immediately bounced back into form with a unanimous decision victory over former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 78.
A high-octane welterweight main event is signed, sealed, and confirmed for Saturday night at the UFC Apex after Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos both made weight ahead of their headline bout in Las Vegas.
Two of the most well-rounded, technical welterweights in the UFC go head to head in the main event of UFC Vegas 78, as the UFC Apex plays host to the latest UFC Fight Night event.
Rafael Fiziev produced a late stoppage to claim the biggest win of his career as he knocked out former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos to announce his arrival as a genuine threat to the division's best at 155 pounds.
All 24 fighters hit their contracted weight ahead of fight night in Las Vegas as the UFC continued its relentless schedule with its first event since UFC International Fight Week.
The bad blood may live on, but bragging rights sit firmly with Colby Covington after the former interim welterweight champion dominated rival Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 272.
On Episode 5 of UFC 272 Embedded, Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal trade shots at the pre-fight press conference before locking eyes in the first big faceoff of fight week in Las Vegas.
On Episode 4 of UFC 272 Embedded, Colby Covington dresses to impress ahead of his media obligations, Bryce Mitchell introduces himself to the rest of the card and Jorge Masvidal takes some pre-fight cryotherapy at the UFC PI.