No. 2-ranked contender, Derrick Lewis, will collide with undefeated striking sensation and No. 3-seeded Ciryl Gane for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight title in the ESPN+streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event of UFC 265, which will take place inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on Sat., Aug. 7, 2021. The winner of the colossal 265-pound showdown will earn a future fight against incumbent champion, Francis Ngannou, to unify the belts later this year. In UFC 265's re-worked co-main event, former UFC Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, will face off with No. 8-ranked Pedro Munhoz in a Bantamweight bout that's all but guaranteed to spark fireworks. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 265 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "Space City" right here before, during and well after the live show concludes.
The former UFC analyst says UFC 265’s Jose Aldo is the best Jose Aldo.
Check out all the violence from UFC 265 with this official video from UFC sharing footage from a special super-slow motion camera.
Veteran referee and Bellator commentator John McCarthy has choice words for Texas MMA judge J.J. Ferraro, who delivered a much-maligned scorecard during Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green at UFC 265.
MMA judge J.J. Ferraro stands by his universally-panned decision at UFC 265.
The former double champ does what he wants, which apparently includes tweeting then deleting angry messages at Daniel Cormier and fans.
Ngannou and Gane may not have a problem with each other, but Ngannou and Gane’s coach Fernand Lopez? That’s another story completely.
UFC’s president gushed over Ciryl Gane’s victory and the exciting showdown it sets up between former teammates Gane and Ngannou.
Hear what the new UFC interim heavyweight champ had to say about his performance at UFC 265 and a future unification bout against former teammate Francis Ngannou.
Here’s what you may have missed last night!
Some nights you just have to cut an extra check. UFC 265 was one such night ...
After two rounds of picking apart Lewis, Ciryl Gane engaged in a firefight with the dangerous "Black Beast" and came out victorious.
UFC 265 results: Full fight coverage of the pay-per-view (PPV) Bantamweight co-main event tonight (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) between Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz from inside Toyota Center in Houston, featuring the unanimous decision win for "Scarface."
Watch Vicente Luque catch Michael Chiesa with a submission win during a straight Brazilian jiu-jitsu battle at UFC 265.
UFC 265 results: Full fight coverage of the pay-per-view (PPV) Welterweight main card match tonight (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) between Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque from inside Toyota Center in Houston, featuring the first round submission win for "The Silent Assassin."
UFC 265 results: Full fight coverage of the pay-per-view (PPV) Bantamweight main card match tonight (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) between Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney from inside Toyota Center in Houston, featuring a close split decision win for "Kung Fu Monkey."