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UFC 284

Featherweight roost-ruler and No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter, Alexander Volkanovski, will pack on 10 pounds to challenge newly-crowned Lightweight kingpin, Islam Makhachev, in a five-round pay-per-view (PPV) championship bout in the main event of UFC 284, which will take place inside RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, on Sat., Feb. 11, 2023. UFC 284's PPV co-headliner will feature top-ranked Featherweight contenders Yair Rodriguez (No. 2) and Josh Emmett (No. 5) for UFC’s interim 145-pound title, with the winner battling Volkanovski at a later date to unify the division crown. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 284 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "Down Under" right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed live PPV show concludes.

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IV League? Volks Poo-Poos Resurging Saline Scandal

Islam Makhachev IV scandal has resurfaced ahead of UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi and Alexander Volkanovski has a very specific plan for handling the weight-cutting drama.

Volk Vs. Islam 2? ‘I’ll Get The Rematch, And I’ll Win’

"The Great" is still upset at how he lost his last fight against the dominant Dagestani. But, he sees the inevitable rematch (and even a third fight) going differently.

Volks Wants Entry Into Lightweight Title Sweepstakes

Alexander Volkanovski wants another crack at the lightweight title, complicating matters for Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush ahead of UFC 289 in Vancouver.

Scale Snitch Adds Weight To UFC 284 IV Drama

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski weighed in two pounds heavier than Islam Makhachev for their "champ champ" fight in Perth, according to a new revelation.

Khabib Was ‘Really Worried’ About Makhachev Vs. Volk

Islam Makhachev’s coach, Javier Mendez, reveals just how stressed Khabib was leading up to UFC 284.

Makhachev Vs. Volkanovski Was ‘Rigged As F—k!’

Bryce Mitchell has no doubts whatsoever that the wrong man won at UFC 284 last month (Feb. 12, 2023).

Volks Reacts To Losing P4P Spot To Jones

Featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski reacts to losing top pound-for-pound spot to UFC champ Jon Jones after "Bones" captured the heavyweight title in Las Vegas.

White: Mahkachev Vs. Volkanovski 2 Possible, BUT ...

Dana White spoke to media during UFC Vegas 70’s post-fight press conference last night, opening the door to a rematch between Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski; however, something must happen first.

‘El Pantera’ Will Claim Undisputed Throne If Volk Rematches Islam

Yair Rodriguez believes a rematch between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski makes him the undisputed UFC featherweight champion.

Poirier Answers Makhachev’s Challenge

Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier? The UFC lightweight champion got a surprising response to his open challenge on Twitter, though not every MMA fan is on board.

Rodriguez, Emmett Facing Six-Month Sits

UFC 284 medical suspensions for the "Makhachev vs. Volkanovski" pay-per-view (PPV) card, which took place earlier this month (Feb. 11, 2023) inside RAC Arena in Perth.

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Video: Volk And Mak Agree To Abu Dhabi Rematch After UFC 284

Immediately after their five-round war, both Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev agreed a second fight was in order.

YouTuber Sneaks Into UFC 284, Does Cage Walk With Volkanovski

Considering how difficult it can be to get UFC tickets, we’re surprised more people aren’t doing what YouTuber MikeyT did "Down Under."

Anik Pelted With ‘Burger And Fries’ After UFC 284 Ended

UFC play-by-play announcer Jon Anik describes UFC 284’s fallout following Islam Makhachev’s controversial decision win over Alexander Volkanovski.

UFC 284 ‘Fight Motion’ Video! Did Islam Really Beat Volk?

Check out all the violence from UFC 284 with this official video sharing footage from a special super slow-motion camera.

Commission Asks Snitches For More Deets

Islam Makhachev IV drama may have come to an end after Western Australia Combat Sport Commission cleared the lightweight champion of cheating at UFC 284, unless snitches have more information to provide.

‘You Must Be Held Accountable’

Islam Makhachev IV scandal continues with a warning to Dan Hooker, who may have to be accountable for his accusations against the UFC lightweight champion.

UFC Claims I.V. Use Is Legal, But Australia Commission Disagrees

While Islam Makhachev’s team continues to dodge I.V. questions, UFC has gone into overdrive to clarify how some potential I.V. use is actually now legal.

‘UFC And USADA Have No Issues With Me’

Islam Makhachev isn’t bothered by the recent claims of him using an I.V. ahead of UFC 284 this past weekend (Feb. 11, 2023).

Emmett Punch Left ‘El Pantera’ On Auto-Pilot After Round 1

"El Pantera" can’t even remember the flying knee he threw in round two after a heavy punch from "CC0" in the first left him on auto-pilot.

Midnight Mania! Islam Reacts To P4P Snub

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USADA Watched Me ‘S—t Nonstop!’

Tyson Pedro had a less-than-stellar pre-fight experience ahead of UFC 284 this past weekend (Feb. 11, 2023).

Mystery Nurse Sought In Makhachev IV Scandal

Islam Makhachev is accused of cheating ahead of UFC 284, thanks to accusations of illegal IV use from Dan Hooker, which has Chael Sonnen asking for the mystery nurse involved to step forward.

Voter Fraud? UFC Rankings Panel Exposed

Islam Makhachev vs. Alex Volkanovski pound-for-pound rankings debate exposes ugly truth about "official" UFC voter panel following the Perth pay-per-view (PPV) card.

Rodriguez Demotes Holloway, Takes Over No. 1 Spot

UFC rankings have Yair Rodriguez sitting above Max Holloway after winning the interim title at UFC 284 in Perth, despite losing to "Blessed" earlier in his career.

Sorry, Islam! Volk Holds On To No. 1 P4P Spot

The new UFC rankings are out, and Alexander Volkanovski is still the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world despite losing to No. 2 Islam Makhachev in Australia.

Midnight Mania! Alleged Makhachev IV Use Labeled ‘Complete BS’

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Fake News! UFC 284 Reactions Were ‘Feigned Outrage’

Daniel Cormier doesn’t agree with cries of robbery following the result of the UFC 284 main event this past weekend (Feb. 11, 2023).

‘Rodriguez Can Hold That Flag Until I’m There’

Alexander Volkanovski feels he has unfinished business with Islam Makhachev after UFC 284 this past weekend (Feb. 11, 2023).

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