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UFC 279

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 10, 2022, with a must-watch Welterweight thriller between undefeated No. 3-ranked contender, Khamzat Chimaev, locking horns with perennial fan favorite (and looming high-profile free agent), Nate Diaz, who could be competing for the final time inside the Octagon. UFC 279's co-main event on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) will feature the return of former interim Lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson, heading back up to 170 pounds to try and tackle Welterweight “Leech,” Li Jingliang. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 279 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 PPV show concludes.


Khamzat Chimaev just made a huge announcement on Twitter regarding his future in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions.

Kevin Holland ‘Retired’

UFC welterweight Kevin Holland claims he retired on Instagram and wants MMA fans to help him explore his next career choice.

Diaz ‘Looking To Dabble In WWE’

Former UFC welterweight Nate Diaz could make an appearance for WWE after parting ways with the MMA giant but not all fans are excited for the opportunity.

‘He’s Probably Training Too Much’

Why did Khamzat miss weight? A former UFC champion with a history of failed weight cuts provides new insight into why "Borz" struggles at welterweight.

Video! Diaz Leaks New Footage Of UFC 279’s Backstage Melee

Check out Nate Diaz’s UFC 279 pre-fight video blog showing new footage of the infamous press conference melee.

GSP Addresses Khamzat’s Weight Miss: ‘It’s Hard To Forgive’

Georges St-Pierre discusses Khamzat Chimaev’s controversial weight miss at UFC 279 earlier this month.

Fight Motion! ‘Borz’ Works Holland In Super Slo-Mo

UFC 279 "Fight Motion" video for the "Diaz vs. Ferguson" PPV event on Sept. 10 in Las Vegas, also featuring Khamzat beating Kevin Holland at catchweight.

Embrace The Hate!

Darren Till reveals has advised Khamzat Chimaev to embrace the villain role after he has been getting a lot of criticism from fans for missing weight and causing the UFC 279 card to be reshuffled.

Fergie Fries ‘Hater’ Cormier For ‘Done’ Decree

Daniel Cormier believes Tony Ferguson is "done" as a top lightweight after his Nate Diaz loss at UFC 279 but "El Cucuy" insists "DC" is just being a hater.

White, Schaub Go To War Over Khamzat Conspiracy

Khamzat purposely missed weight for UFC 279, according to a new theory, but promotion president Dana White believes it’s a "stupid" conspiracy peddled by ex-heavyweight bruiser Brendan Schaub.

White: Khamzat ‘Came In On Weight’

UFC President Dana White insists Khamzat Chimaev came in on weight for UFC 279 and was even lighter than when he fought Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.


UFC Chief Business Officer Hunter Campbell let Tony Ferguson drive his "expensive" Bentley before "El Cucuy" accepted Nate Diaz fight at UFC 279 in Las Vegas.

Rogan Gushes For ‘209’ Tap

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan celebrated the "209" tap from Nate Diaz at the UFC 279 PPV on Sept. 10 in Las Vegas, even though the numbers didn’t match up.

Idiot Fan Heckles KhamFat, Gets (Ph)Owned

UFC fan ambushes Khamzat Chimaev and mocks the welterweight "wolf" for missing weight ahead of his Nate Diaz fight at UFC 279, then gets his phone slapped to the ground for his dopey efforts.

Rodriguez Boots ‘Leech’ From Welterweight Top 15

Latest UFC rankings update following the UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 10, 2022) in Las Vegas featuring welterweight movement from Daniel Rodriguez and Li Jingliang.

Khabib To Khamzat: Get More Muslims!

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov believes troubled welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev needs to surround himself with more muslims.

Midnight Mania! Khamzat’s Coach Reveals Nasty Truth Behind Failed UFC 279 Weight Cut

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UFC 279 Presser Fiasco Under NAC Investigation

The biggest storylines of UFC 279 fight week all came outside the octagon.

‘Flawless’ Diaz May Have Set Up Potential Paul Match

Nate Diaz is officially free from the UFC’s clutches.

Walker Tossed From UFC 279 Without Shirt Or Shoes

UFC light heavyweight Johnny Walker along with coach John Kavanagh were tossed from UFC 279 before the Brazilian had time to get dressed. Dana White explains why.

UFC Saved Diaz, Kept Khamzat From Jail

Khamzat Chimaev believes his beating against Kevin Holland would be small potatoes compared to his destruction of Nate Diaz in the UFC 279 headliner.

What’s Next For Tony Ferguson?

It’s time to ponder what could be next for Tony Ferguson after he suffered a submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 279, his fifth straight defeat.

‘Leech’ Sounds Off After Controversial Loss At UFC 279

It was a rough week for Li Jingliang and even rougher night on Saturday after the welterweight lost a questionable split decision to Daniel Rodriguez.

Matches To Make After UFC 279

UFC 279 results: It’s time to see what could be next for all of the main card winners from last night’s "Diaz vs. Ferguson"-led event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Confused Chimaev Responds To Fake Glove Touch Accusations

Fair or not, the Internet was not impressed with Khamzat Chimaev’s decision to shoot for a takedown rather than touch gloves with Kevin Holland to start their fight.

Holland Releases Statement After Two Minute Smesh Session

Hear what "Trailblazer" had to say about his last-minute fight against "Borz" and what he’d like to do next in the Octagon.

Catchweight Khamzat? Dana White On Chimaev’s Next Move

Diaz ‘Lost Count’ Of How Much Money UFC Paid Him To Stay On UFC 279

The Stockton slugger wasn’t shy about demanding more money to fight a different opponent at UFC 279, something UFC had no problem forking over.

‘El Cucuy’ Admits To ‘Sandbagging’ Fights: ‘My Wife Called Me Out’

Following his fifth loss in a row, "El Cucuy" admitted he underperformed in previous bouts and it took his wife to point it out.

McGregor Reacts To Diaz Diss: ‘You’re Nothing Without Me’

"Notorious" didn’t appreciate Diaz claiming the Irishman, "didn’t know" how to take over boxing.

Everything That Happened At UFC 279 Last Night

Your one-stop shop for all the action from the opening "Prelims" bell to the final moments of the main event of UFC 279 last night (Sat., Sept. 10, 2022) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Biggest Winners, Loser From UFC 279

UFC 279 results: It’s time to see who were the biggest winners (and loser) from last night’s Diaz vs. Ferguson-led event in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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