Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is looking to return to the octagon later this summer, and has identified a suitable opponent, providing they hit their mark on the scale.
Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker for a second time to retain the UFC middleweight title, then revealed that he already knows what he wants next.
Go behind the scenes with the UFC Embedded cameras as the fighters make weight in the morning, then face off for the final time in the afternoon at the UFC 271 ceremonial weigh-ins
Go behind the scenes with the UFC Embedded cameras as the fans get to hear from the fighters at the UFC 271 pre-fight press conference.
Robert Whittaker zones out with video games. Champ Israel Adesanya does fight week media. Tai Tuivasa shoeys for the camera. Derek Brunson talks about his matchup; Derrick Lewis talks about makeup.
Bobby Green relishes his unlikely success. Derek Brunson keeps an eye on the main event. Tai Tuivasa, Robert Whittaker, Jared Cannonier and Derrick Lewis get geared up for the week.
Check out the second episode of the UFC's "Embedded" fight week video blog as middleweight champion Israel Adesanya takes us into his team, including new UFC signee Mike Mathetha, aka "Blood Diamond," who is set to make his debut on Saturday night.
UFC 271 features a middleweight championship rematch as defending champ Israel Adesanya takes on the man he defeated to win the title, Robert Whittaker. Get prepped for fight night with the UFC's Countdown show as they set the stage for fight night in Houston.
Robert Whittaker on Israel Adesanya rematch at UFC 271: ‘If he slips up, I’m going to take everything away from him’
Casual fans looking at ways to dethrone UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya may think they have it all worked out, but former champion Robert Whittaker says their assessment isn’t quite as easy as it’s made out to be.