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Estimated PPV Buys For UFC 231 Revealed (Report)

Estimates for the UFC 231 buyrate are in. Dave Meltzer recently reported on the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that UFC 231 brought in numbers in the ballpark of 240k-300k. The UFC 231 prelims averaged 786,000 viewers, which was a good sign considering the fact that UFC 230's prelims averaged 635,000 viewers and...

Dana White: Donald Trump Called And Couldn’t Stop Talking About UFC 231

The UFC 231 pay-per-view (PPV) received tremendous reviews from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. Gunnar Nelson picked up a bloody second-round submission victory over Alex Oliveira after some nasty elbows. Thiago Santos showed extreme toughness in his second-round knockout win over Jimi Manuwa. Valentina Shevchenko defeated Joanna Jędrzejczyk to...

Brian Ortega Healed Rather Quickly From UFC 231 Injuries (Photo)

It looks like Brian Ortega healed from his UFC 231 injuries rather quickly. Earlier this month (Sat. December 8, 2018) "T-City" challenged Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. The pair main evented UFC 231 on pay-per-view (PPV) from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. However, things simply didn't...

Alex Oliveira Tapped To Nelson’s Elbows, Not Choke

One of the more exciting finishes of UFC 231 this past weekend was in a welterweight contest between Alex Oliveira and Gunnar Nelson. In the fight, Oliveira seemingly got the better of Nelson in the first round. However, the second round was a much different story. Nelson was able...

Eryk Anders Goes Under The Knife Following UFC 231

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Eryk Anders has undergone hand surgery. This past Saturday night, Anders went one-on-one with Elias Theodorou. The bout was part of the preliminary portion of UFC 231. Theodorou won the bout via split decision. Eryk Anders Undergoes Hand Surgery Anders had to go under the knife following...

Future Lightweight Max Holloway Still Has Unfinished Business At Featherweight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway continued his historic winning streak this past Saturday night in Toronto at UFC 231 with a record-setting, vicious four-round beating of Brian Ortega that saw the doctor forced to step in and stop the contest after 20 minutes of violence. The win upped Holloway's...

UFC 231 Preliminary Viewership Averages 786,000

The UFC 231 preliminary viewership numbers have been revealed. This past Saturday night, UFC 231 took place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Headlining the pay-per-view was a featherweight title clash between champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega. In the end, it was Holloway's dominant stand-up game that...

Pic: Alex Oliveira’s Forehead Stitched Up Following UFC 231 Loss

Alex Oliveira needed 29 stitches following UFC 231. "Cowboy" went one-on-one with Gunnar Nelson on the main card of UFC 231 this past Saturday night. The welterweight tilt took place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Oliveira lost the bout via second-round submission, but the ending sequence was...

UFC 231 Medical Suspensions: Brian Ortega Receives Lengthy Layoff

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC 231, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions. The UFC 231 pay-per-view took place on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The...

Gunnar Nelson Hopes For A More Active 2019

Gunnar Nelson missed over a year inside the Octagon following his last defeat. In July of 2017, Nelson had a two-fight win streak snapped by Santiago Ponzinibbio. Ponzinibbio knocked out Nelson in the first round. Nelson returned over the weekend (Sat. December 8, 2018) at UFC 231 on pay-per-view...

Nina Ansaroff Was Insulted By Claudia Gadelha’s Pre-Fight Comments

Nina Ansaroff was rubbed the wrong way by some pre-fight comments made by Claudia Gadelha. The pair squared off at UFC 231 on pay-per-view (PPV) over the weekend (Sat. December 8, 2018) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ansaroff picked up her fourth-straight victory with a decision win over Gadelha. Prior to...

Jimi Manuwa Releases Statement Following UFC 231 KO Loss

Jimi Manuwa has taken the time to address his fans after falling short against Thiago Santos. Last night (Dec. 8), Manuwa went one-on-one with Thiago Santos inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The light heavyweight clash served as the main card opener for UFC 231. Santos scored a...

Brian Ortega Speaks On UFC 231 Loss To Max Holloway

Brian Ortega didn't take long to talk about his UFC 231 loss. Last night (Dec. 8), Ortega challenged Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight championship. The bout took place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. "T-City" showed heart, but was peppered with clean shots on his way to...

Dana White Wants Joanna Jedrzejczyk to Return to Strawweight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk put up a great fight against Valentina Shevchenko over five rounds on Saturday night at UFC 231 but she still came up short in a unanimous decision loss. It was the first fight for Jedrzejczyk in the women's flyweight division after teasing a move there for years as...

Dana White Glad That Holloway-Ortega Was Stopped

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White agrees with the doctor's decision to stop the main event of UFC 231. Last night (Dec. 8), UFC 231 took place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the headliner, Max Holloway defended his UFC featherweight gold against Brian Ortega. Holloway...