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.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Alexander Volkanovski beat Brian Ortega 49-46, 50-45, 50-44 via unanimous decision at UFC 266. (Picture: Twitter/@UFC)

  • Alex Volkanovski and Brian Ortega delivered a thrilling bout at UFC 266
  • Volkanovski extended his unbeaten run at the UFC to 10 wins
  • Ortega's submission moves almost had Volkanovski in the third and fourth rounds

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jones has had a history of arrests and drug test failures. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested on Friday
  • Jones' arrest comes hours after his induction into the UFC Hall of Fame
  • Jones is currently held in the Clark County Detention Centre on a 12-hour hold with a bail bond of $8000

.San Jose, CA, USA
Phil Davis beat Yoel Romero 30-27, 28-29, 30-26 on Saturday night in San Jose, California. (Picture: Twitter/@Bellator266)

  • After competetive first two rounds, Phil Davis dominated Yoel Romero in the rest of the fight
  • Romero was making his Bellator debut, coming off his loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC in 2020
  • Phil Davis has now won four of his last five fights

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
De LA Hoya was set to battle former MMA fighter Vitor Belfort in a pay-per-view event. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@oscardelahoya)

  • Oscar De La Hoya released a video of himself in a hospital bed
  • He claimed he had contracted the virus despite being fully vaccinated
  • He withdrew from his match against Vitor Belfort

.Cleveland, OH, USA
Jake Paul will take on Tyron Woodley on Sunday (Photo Credit: Twitter/@jakepaul)

  • Jake Paul will fight Tyron Woodley on Sunday
  • Paul, a social media star, is known for his prefight pranks
  • Earlier, Woodley took umbrage to Paul’s team members speaking “trash” to his mother

Jake Paul is a social media influencer. (Photo credit: Instagram/JakePaul)

  • Jake Paul will face Tyron Woodley on August 29
  • In the hitlist, Paul named Conor McGregor, Canelo Alvarez, Tommy Fury and his own brother Logan Paul
  • Paul's primary target is Canelo as he aims to land a major title

Dana White is the Chairman of Ultimate Fighting Championship. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@UFC)

  • In an interview given to Canadian sports network TSN, White said that it is the fighter’s choice to get vaccinated
  • White's comments come after an NFL memo came out advising the teams to get vaccinated or face penalties

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mel Gibson is known for his roles in projects like 'Braveheart' and 'The Patriot'. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@official_mel_gibson)

  • The video garnered reactions that were mostly critical
  • Trump did not seem to react to the actor's gesture
  • Gibson has previously opposed Trump's policies

.Las Vegas, NV, USA
Former US president Donald Trump attended the UFC match between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor by a TKO
  • The fight was officially ruled as a "doctor's stoppage" at the end of the first round
  • As Donald Trump entered the arena, he was greeted with loud boos

.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