UFC 266: Alexander Volkanovski defends title against Brian Ortega

  • Volkanovski successfully defends title in entertaining clash against Ortega
  • Robbie Lawler stopped Nick Diaz in the fourth round via TKO
  • Valentina Shevchenko successfully defended his title against Lauren Murphy

Alexander Volkanovski successfully defends UFC Featherweight title against Brian Ortega.

The two fighters gave the fans a spectacle to relive as they traded blows and kicks right from the first bell.

Volkanovski began the fight bright with Ortega growing into the match rocking the champion with blows and kicks. The third round blew up with Ortega clinching the champion in a series of submissions that had the fans wild. Volkanovski held on to successfully defended his title.

Robbie Lawler got his rematch victory against Nick Diaz 17 years after their first clash in which Diaz won.

Valentina Shevchenko made easy work of her title defense against Lauren Murphy, stopping the challenger in the fourth round via TKO.

Heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes fought a Curtis Blaydes fight, using his wrestling attack to shut out Jairzinho Rozenstruik over three rounds.

Former strawweight champion and current No.1-ranked flyweight contender Jéssica Andrade bounced back from a loss to Valentina Shevchenko with a first-round stoppage of Cynthia Calvillo.

After a wild ride to get to Las Vegas, lightweight contender Dan Hooker scored an impressive three-round unanimous decision win over another fighter who had to pull out all the stops to make it to T-Mobile Arena, Nasrat Haqparast.