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.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor have been arch-rivals since 2014. (Twitter: UFC)

  • McGregor was unable to continue after the first-round bell
  • According to Poirier, McGregor's  leg broke in the early stages of the fight
  • "This is not over!” McGregor shouted as he was carried from the cage

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Conor McGregor has had a huge impact on the history of the sport. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheNotoriousMMA)

  • Dustin Poirier will complete his trilogy with Conor McGregor
  • They will headline UFC 264 in Las Vegas
  • McGregor was defeated in their rematch in January

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Matt Brown is also known as 'The Immortal'. (Photo credit: Twitter/TheImmortal)

  • Matt Brown tied with Vitor Belfort and Derrick Lewis for most knockouts in UFC history
  • Brown becomes the 31st fighter in UFC history with 10+ career knockdowns
  • Brown faceplanted a KO at 3:02 in the second round to finish the fight

Matt Brown is also known as 'The Immortal'. (Photo credit: Instagram/@iamtheimmortal)

  • Matt Brown defeated Dhiego Lima in the UFC Vegas 29 main card 
  • Brown fights in the Welterweight category
  • Brown is currently running at a win-to-loss tally of 23 to 18 after beating Lima

.Singapore
In contrast to Ritu Phogat's grappling background, Nguyen is a classical striker. (Photo credit: Twitter/@PhogatRitu)

  • Phogat had a chance to seal her berth in the eight-fighter Grand Prix, which culminates in the title 
  • Dominating the first two rounds, Phogat lost due to a split decision from the judges
  • No longer undefeated, her win-loss record in One Championship currently stands at 4-1

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan Blachowicz won his ninth consecutive fight on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@UFC)

  • Jan Blachowicz secured the championship rounds against Israel Adesanya with takedowns
  • Jan won via unanimous decision with scorecards of 49-46, 49-45 and 49-45
  • Amanda Nunes thrashed No. 1 featherweight contender Megan Anderson, forcing her to tap to an armbar

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
This marked Islam Makhachev's first fight since the death of his longtime coach Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MAKHACHEVMMA)

  • Islam Makhachev returned to the Octagon after a 17-month layoff
  • He secured an arm triangle to produce a tap from Drew Dober at 1:37 of the third round
  • This was Makhachev's seventh straight victory after his lone career defeat in 2015

Jan Blachowicz will take on Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya.(Photo Credit: Instagram/ Israel Adesanya)

  • The main event is lined up with 5 mouth-watering contests
  • Jan Blachowicz has improved a lot even if his profile as a striker has more or less has been the same
  • Yan has developed into one of the most potent counter-wrestlers in the sport

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Derrick Lewis tied with veteran Vitor Belfort for the record of most knockout wins in UFC history with 12 KO/TKO wins. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@ufc)

  • Curtis Blaydes started the fight strong in the first round
  • Blaydes had earlier missed their first scheduled fight in November due to testing COVID-19 positive
  • With the win, Lewis will now be one of the top contenders for the title

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns are former teammates. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@ufc)

  • Gilbert Burns comes to this fight following dominant wins over Demian Maia and  Tyron Woodley
  • Maycee Barber will take on Alexa Grasso
  • Kelvin Gastelum will fight Ian Heinisch in the 185 pounds division