TL;DR news on UFC at August 28, 2023

Covington spoke with Brett Okamoto of ESPN and said that Usman was forced into accepting a rematch against him because the UFC apparently threatened to strip him of his welterweight championship. In a memo sent out to fighters and their teams Tuesday and acquired by MMA Junkie, UFC Chief Business Officer Hunter Campbell informed recipients of changes to U.S. Namajunas faced then strawweight champion Weili at UFC 261 in April and she was able to rise to the occasion once again by shining in spectacular fashion. Sterling was due to face Petr Yan in a rematch of their UFC 259 fight which ended in a controversial DQ win for Sterling following an illegal knee. Below is a full rundown of the results for UFC 267, with details on the fight matchups, start times, odds and more information about the title fights. You can also stream the entire card from the early prelims to the main event on the UFC's streaming service Fight Pass. One includes Maria de Oliveira as she makes her first appearance at an actual UFC event. Related Fedor Emelianenko explains why Tim Johnson was 'the obvious choice' for Bellator 269 return UFC informs fighters of U.S. The performance earned him a UFC deal and a host of joyous expletives from Dana White. However, on Season 3, Brazilian light heavyweight Antonio Trocoli had his UFC contract revoked after he tested positive for anabolic steroid nandrolone. List Twitter reacts to Max Holloway's masterclass win over Calvin Kattar at UFC on ABC 1 View 62 items Gallery Yair Rodriguez def. It was way back in March 2019 that Edwards and Masvidal had a confrontation backstage after both had won bouts at a UFC Fight Night event in London. Does the grudge still have heat? Or did the UFC wait too long to match up Edwards, who is No. If Usman beats Covington again and Masvidal beats Edwards, where does that leave the upper tier of the UFC welterweight division? Okamoto: It kind of leaves it where it already is, in my opinion. Wagenheim: It's futile, my friends, to apply a logical progression to any UFC title picture. A kickboxing and muay Thai world champion, Petrosyan is already thinking of the big picture and has UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on his mind. Caceres has nearly twice as many UFC fights as Choi has MMA fights overall.