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UFC 266 poster drops for ‘Volkanovski vs Ortega’ featuring return of Nick Diaz

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski will (finally) defend his 145-pound strap against No. 2-ranked division contender Brian Ortega in the upcoming UFC 266 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 25, 2021 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Now they have an official poster.

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BLOCKBUSTER BANTAMWEIGHT BATTLE! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Newark, N.J., for the first time in more than three years on Sat., May 6, 2023, with a blockbuster Bantamweight collision inside Prudential Center that will see Aljamain Sterling attempt another successful title defense against returning two-division titleholder and former gold medal-winning Olympic wrestler, Henry Cejudo. In UFC 288’s last-minute pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, former Welterweight title challenger, Gilbert Burns, locks horns with No. 4-seeded contender, Belal Muhammad, in a five-round, 170-pound No. 1 contender eliminator match.

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In UFC 266’s co-main event, also scheduled for five championship rounds, defending women’s flyweight titleholder Valentina Shevchenko will put her gold up for grabs against grizzled No. 3 contender Lauren Murphy, winner of five straight.

That’s not all.

Long-time welterweight fan favorite Nick Diaz makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon after more than six years away from combat sports. Diaz takes on former 170-pound champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, a rematch from their UFC 47 showdown all the way back in 2004, which the Stockton striker won by second-round knockout.

For the rest of The UFC 266 fight card and PPV lineup click here.


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