Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is returning to “Sin City” this weekend to feature UFC 248 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, as undefeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his 185-pound crown on the line against top contender Yoel Romero in the main event. In addition, UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang defends her title for the first time in a co-headliner against former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Before the two tantalizing title fights play out, a slew of main card and “Prelims” bouts will set the T-Mobile Arena on fire. Whether it’s Sean O’Malley, Mark Madsen, Drakkar Klose, or Rodolfo Vieira, UFC 248’s underbelly features some of the most promising prospects in the sport today.
We’re compiling the best highlights below — with all video footage courtesy of UFC and ESPN — and will continue to share the action as UFC 248 comes to a close. Enjoy!
Danaa Batgerel def. Guido Cannetti via first-round KO
Giga Chikadze def. Jamall Emmers via SD
Gerald Meerschaert def. Deron Winn via third-round RNC
Rodolfo Vieira def. Saparbek Safarov via first-round arm triangle choke
Mark Madsen def. Austin Hubbard via UD
Sean O’Malley def. Jose Quinonez
Alex Oliveira def. Max Griffin via SD
Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang
Beneil Dariush def. Drakkar Klose via second-round KO
Weili Zhang def. Joanna Jedrzejczyk via SD
Israel Adesanya def. Yoel Romero via UD
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