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UFC 266 complete highlights: Watch what happens at ‘Volkanovski vs. Ortega’

Alexander Volkanovski will look to push his UFC record to 10-0 later tonight (Sat., Sept. 25, 2021) at UFC 266 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, when “The Great” defends his featherweight title against hungry challenger Brian Ortega.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to T-Mobile Arena with a pair of thrilling world championship bouts. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 29 coaches collide when Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski, defends his title against No. 2-ranked contender, Brian Ortega. UFC 266’s co-main event will see women’s Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko go for her sixth consecutive title defense when she meets No. 3-seeded contender, Lauren Murphy. Last, and certainly not least, Nick Diaz returns against former Welterweight roost ruler, Robbie Lawler, in a five-round banger.

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!

Before Volkanovski and Ortega settle their beef in the PPV main event, UFC 266 will feature a collection of high-profile matchups and awaited Octagon appearances. From the return of former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz to a lightweight fire fight between Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast, UFC 266 will provide a little bit of everything starting from the opening bell.

We will compile the best of the best below — with all video footage courtesy of UFC and ESPN — and will continue to share the action as it rolls in. Enjoy!


Jonathan Pearce def. Omar Morales via second-round submission (rear-naked choke)


Matthew Semelsberger def. Martin Sano Jr. via first-round knockout (punch)


Nick Maximov def. Cody Brundage via Unanimous Decision


Jalin Turner def. Uros Medic via first-round submission (rear-naked choke)


Taila Santos def. Roxanne Modafferi via Unanimous Decision


Chris Daukaus def. Shamil Abdurakhimov via second-round TKO (punches)


Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast via Unanimous Decision


Merab Dvalishvili def. Marlon Moraes via second-round TKO (punches)


Jessica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo via first-round TKO (punches)


Curtis Blaydes def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik via Unanimous Decision


Robbie Lawler def. Nick Diaz via third-round TKO (punches)


Valentina Shevchenko def. Lauren Murphy via fourth-round TKO (punches and elbows)


Alexander Volkanovski def. Brian Ortega via Unanimous Decision

For complete UFC 266 results and coverage click here.