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UFC 269

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 11, 2021, with two thrilling world championship fights and a Bantamweight banger guaranteed to deliver fireworks. Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, will attempt his first successful 155-pound title defense when he takes on No. 1-ranked contender, Dustin Poirier, in the ESPN+streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event. In UFC 269’s co-headliner, the greatest women’s fighter of all time, Amanda Nunes, defends her 135-pound crown against gritty No. 5-ranked Bantamweight contender, Julianna Pena, while No. 15-seeded Bantamweight up-and-comer, Raulian Paiva, and Contender Series star, Sean O’Malley, aim to steal the show in the PPV opener. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 269 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "Sin City" right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed live show concludes.

Pena Suffers Broken Back Carrying Nunes Trilogy

Former women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena claims she broke her back carrying her Amanda Nunes trilogy for the UFC 289 pay-per-view (PPV) on June 10 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

Pena: Nunes Trilogy ‘Only Fight That Makes Sense’

Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes remain unbooked as UFC heads into 2023 which is why "The Venezuelan Vixen" expects to be granted a third title fight against "Lioness."

Face, The Pain

Video: Watch former UFC champion add another tattoo to his face though a majority of his Instagram followers are confused as to why or what the new ink means.

Pena: Nunes ‘Doesn’t Touch Me Next Time’

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena wants a rematch against Amanda Nunes by the end of the year and insists "Lioness" will not be able to touch her in their trilogy fight.

Pena Already ‘Champ Champ’

UFC 277 preview: Julianna Pena believes she is both the women’s bantamweight and women’s featherweight champion after beating Amanda Nunes because the 145-pound weight class is a "division of no one."

What A Waste! Nunes Details ‘Horrible’ Camp For First Pena Fight

Amanda Nunes is feeling in significantly better physical shape ahead of her big rematch with Julianna Pena at UFC 277.

White ‘Bummed’ Pena Submitted ‘Golden Goose’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena believes promotion president Dana White is "bummed" she submitted Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 and killed his "golden goose."

Nunes-Pena 2 In ‘July Or August’

Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena bantamweight rematch headed to a UFC event in July or August, according to the former champ’s new coach.

Brazilians Will Love Gaethje!

Justin Gaethje wants to fight Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight title in Brazil and believes that he will be loved and adored by fans by the time the fight is done.

UFC 269 PPV Buys Cross 500k Mark

UFC 269 pay-per-view (PPV) buys cross 500,000 mark for the "Oliveira vs. Poirier" MMA event, which took place on Dec. 11 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tate: Seed Of Doubt Has Been Planted In Nunes’ Mind

Julianna Pena gives her thoughts on Amanda Nunes’ decision to leave her longtime camp ahead of their rematch, while Meisha Tate explains why "Lioness" won’t" do much better in the second fight against "The Venezuelan Vixen."

O’Malley ‘Might Not Fight For Awhile’

Bantamweight banger Sean O’Malley will be taking time off from his UFC career to heal a fractured thumb but still plans to complete at least twice in 2022.

O’Malley Backs UFC Over Crappy Pay

Sean O’Malley believes some fighters don’t deserve bigger payouts because they have no following and don’t make any money for the promotion.

UFC 269 ‘Thrill And Agony’ Video!

UFC 269: "Thrill and Agony" video showcases the joy and disappointment of such stars as Charles Oliveira, Dustin Poirier, Amanda Nunes, Julianna Pena and more at the UFC 269 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 11, 2021 from Las Vegas.

Garbrandt Lays Out Future Plans Following Recent Loss

Cody Garbrandt discusses his next steps after suffering a TKO loss against Kai Kara-France at UFC 269.

Pena Wants To Put You In A Rear-Naked Choke

"Venezuelan Vixen" has opened the door for any skeptic who doesn’t believe how tight her rear-naked choke was on Amanda Nunes to allow her to execute the move on them.

Khabib Ponders Poirier’s Fight Future

Khabib Nurmagomedov questions whether or not Dustin Poirier will return to his winning and dominant ways following his crushing loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269.

The Best UFC/MMA Events Of 2021 Are ...

Check out the best events of the 2021 mixed martial arts (MMA) season, all of which belong to UFC.

Edwards Laughing At ‘Deluded’ Masvidal

Leon Edwards does not believe Jorge Masvidal’s recent claims that nobody in the welterweight division is willing to fight after "Gamebred" pulled out of his "Rocky" bout.

‘We’ve Had Some Dope Threesomes’

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley celebrates his open relationship with Danya Gonzalez and touts his "dope threesomes" across the span of their relationship.

Chandler Is Sorry For Hurting Your Feelings

Michael Chandler walks back "quitter" comments against Dustin Poirier after "The Diamond" was submitted by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 earlier this month in Las Vegas.

Rogan: Nunes Gassing Out Is Inexcusable!

Joe Rogan says the fact that Amanda Nunes — who is widely considered to be the best female MMA fighter of all time — gassed out by round two of her UFC 269 title fight is inexcusable.

Fight Motion! Watch Nunes Implode Via Ghost Cam

UFC 269 "Fight Motion" video featuring all the "Oliveira vs. Poirier" action from last Sat. night (Dec. 11, 2021) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Khabib Wants Poirier In Eagle FC

Eagle FC promoter and former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants Dustin Poirier to join his 165-pound division when "The Diamond" is finished inside the Octagon.

Harrison Issues Stern Warning To Pena

Kayla Harrison fired a warning shot aimed at Julianna Pena after the UFC women’s bantamweight champion labeled the judoka a "B-league" fighter.

Nunes Huge Favorite To Win Pena Rematch

Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena odds have "Lioness" a massive favorite to beat "The Venezuelan Vixen" when they run it back for the UFC bantamweight title in 2022.

Oliveira Agrees To Bench Gaethje, Wait For McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira will not turn down a Conor McGregor money fight, even if it means benching top contender Justin Gaethje.

Covington Calls For Poirier Fight In ‘Real Man’s’ Division

Colby Covington didn’t miss the chance to kick Dustin Poirier while he was down following his loss at UFC 269, calling him a "quitter" and daring him to move up to welterweight for a fight between the two of them.

‘Suga’ Possibly Sidelined Until Summer 2022

Full list of UFC 269 medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at the "Oliveira vs Poirier"-led event on Dec. 11, 2021, from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cejudo Declines Cruz: ‘I’m Fighting Volkanovski’

Former bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo was not impressed by the UFC 269 callout from Dominick Cruz and instead hopes to fight Alexander Volkanovski for the 145-pound strap at some point in 2022.

Nunes Takes Big Hit In Rankings Update

Latest UFC rankings update in the wake of the UFC 269 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 11 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with big moves from Amanda Nunes and Charles Oliveira, among others.

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