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UFC 248

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya returns to the Octagon to make his first-ever title defense, taking on the 185-pound "Boogeyman," Yoel Romero, in UFC 248's ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., March 7, 2020. In the co-main event, women's Strawweight queenpin, Weili Zhang, defends her 115-pound title against No. 4-ranked division contender, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who is making her third attempt to reclaim the belt she lost back in Nov. 2017. It's a championship double-dip! We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 248 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more right here before, during and well after the championship double header.

DC: Costa ‘Out Of His Mind’ For Grape Escape

Former UFC heavyweight champion and current color commentator Daniel Cormier is laughing at Paulo Costa for blaming his Israel Adesanya loss on drinking wine.

Jedrzejczyk Promises ‘More To Come’

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk promises "more to come" after her "Fight of the Year" against Weili Zhang at UFC 248 last March.

Thug: Weili-Joanna ‘Not The Best Fight Ever’

Rose Namajunas does not consider the Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk strawweight title fight to be the best ever because it lacked defense.

Costa Crapped Himself When Confronted By Ngannou

Francis Ngannou got sick of listening to Paulo Costa as the Brazilian was heckling Israel Adesanya at UFC 248 and told "The Eraser" to sit down and shut up.

Jedrzejczyk Won’t Retire Because She’s Not A P—y

Don’t expect "warrior" Joanna Jedrzejczyk to retire from MMA just because of her Weili Zhang war at UFC 248, despite the fact she has "tons of money."

‘Big Money’ Rematch?

Joanna Jedrzejczyk thinks a rematch with Weili Zhang would be a good thing on all ends, especially since it could net her a big payday.

Santos Rips Adesanya — ‘Romero Clearly Won’

Thiago Santos was not impressed by the Israel Adesanya win over Yoel Romero at UFC 248 back in March and believes "The Last Stylebender" lost.

Jedrzejczyk: ‘Dirty’ Covington Lied About Masvidal Meetup

Joanna Jedrzejczyk insists "ugly" UFC welterweight Colby Covington was lying about her affair with ATT teammate Jorge Masvidal.

Pic! Joanna Reveals Face Two Weeks After UFC 248

Check out Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s face two weeks removed from her epic war with UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang at UFC 248.

Jones Unimpressed With Adesanya’s UFC 248 Performance

Jon Jones has given his thoughts on the lackluster title fight between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero at UFC 248, criticizing "The Last Stylebender" for barely beating a 42-year old man.

Covington Trashes ‘Washed Up’ Jedrzejczyk For Getting Her Face ‘Rearranged’

Colby Covington trashes "washed up" Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the former strawweight champion got her face "rearranged" by Weili Zhang at UFC 248.

Video! Joanna Shows Off ‘Many Bruises’ On Face One Week After UFC 248

Check out Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s face one week removed from her title fight loss to UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang at UFC 248.

Two Point Deduction Podcast (Ep. 6): Coronavirus!

Two Point Deduction (Ep. 6) of MMAmania.com’s official podcast with host Matt Ryan breaking down the action at UFC 248 while looking ahead to a future with coronavirus.

Jedrzejczyk’s Face Nearly Unrecognizable

Pics: Joanna Jedrzejczyk face discolored after her UFC 248 loss to Weili Zhang in Las Vegas, shortly before the ex-champ heads into cosmetic surgery.

Jedrzejczyk Headed For Surgery, Taking Time Off

Former strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, will be having surgery and taking time off after her brutal war against Weili Zhang at UFC 248 in Las Vegas.

UFC 248 ‘Prelims’ Tops One Million Viewers

UFC 248 "Prelims" crossed the one million mark last Sat. night (March 7, 2020) with a four-fight preliminary card topped by Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Quinonez.

New Rankings! Zhang Surpasses Shevchenko On P4P List

Latest UFC rankings update following the UFC 248 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (March 7, 2020) on ESPN+ from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

‘Gatekeeper’ Romero Still Eyes UFC Gold

Yoel Romero’s manager says while "Soldier of God" may be a gatekeeper at the moment, his dreams of becoming a UFC champion are not over.

Watch That Hematoma Jiggle In Super-Slow Motion

UFC 248 "Fight Motion" video featuring the strawweight classic between Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk last weekend in Las Vegas.

Till Pans UFC 248 Snoozer: ‘Izzy Was Running Away’

Top middleweight contender Darren Till comments on the tepid UFC 248 main event between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero in Las Vegas.

Defiant Ortega Tweets, Deletes Non-Apology

UFC featherweight Brian Ortega responded to the Jay Park slap at UFC 248 last weekend in "Sin City" but does not apologize for putting hands on the "instigator."

Shevchenko: Zhang Finally Knows What It’s Like To Face Real Competition

Valentina Shevchenko hopes Weili Zhang changes her mind about wanting to fight her after having finally seeing what it’s like to face "real competition" in the form of Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248.

Zhang: Coronavirus Hysteria Hindered UFC 248 Performance

According to UFC’s strawweight champion, Weili Zhang, despite taking part in perhaps the best women’s MMA fight ever at UFC 248 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, she wasn’t able to give her best performance due to the non-stop travel she had to endure to escape the coronavirus.

Who Did It Worse: Ortega Or McGregor?

Korean rapper, Jay Park, compares getting slapped by Brian Ortega UFC 248 to Conor McGregor punching and elderly man in a pub last year.

NSAC Releases UFC 248 Medical Suspensions

UFC 248 medical suspensions, injuries released by NSAC for the "Adesanya vs. Romero" pay-per-view (PPV) event on March 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Romero Got $350k For That Turd

UFC 248 payouts, final salaries released by NSAC for the "Adesanya vs. Romero" pay-per-view (PPV) event on March 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cejudo May Have Wet Himself During O’Malley Win

Sean O’Malley is hearing that UFC bantamweight champion, Henry Cejudo, peed his pants during "Sugar’s" masterful performance at UFC 248.

‘Maverick’ Accepts Magny Call Out

Neil Magny called out Michael Chiesa at UFC 248 last weekend in Las Vegas and the welterweight "Maverick" accepted his request on Twitter.

Police Report Filed Against Brian Ortega

Police report filed against Brian Ortega after "T-City" slapped Jay Park, Korean rapper and translator for UFC featherweight "Zombie" Chan Sung Jung.

What’s Next For Yoel Romero?

Looking at what’s next for Yoel Romero after his uninspired loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 248 last Sat. (March 7, 20202) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

That’s A Wrap!

UFC 248 results, recap, and link wrap-up for the "Adesanya vs. Romero" pay-per-view (PPV) event on ESPN+ last Sat. night (March 7, 2020) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Adesanya Blames Romero For Boring UFC 248 Fight

Everyone agrees that the UFC 248 main event between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero was boring, but Adesanya puts the blame squarely on Romero.

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