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.
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.