After last weekend’s controversial stoppage decision, by referee, Eduardo Herdy at UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro where Herdy had decided to stop the action whilst Drew Dober was actively fighting his way out of an attempted guillotine choke by Leandro Silva, it has emerged now that the Brazilian Athletic commission have overturned the original decision of a win to Silva and made the fight, rightly so to a NO CONTEST bout.
On Episode 1 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo has the home court advantage on the trip’s first stop in Rio De Janeiro. But incendiary Irish challenger Conor McGregor makes the city his own, disrespecting the champion at a press conference and riling up the crowd at a local pub. After an intense faceoff at the press conference, the rivalry between the opponents turns serious… and they still have 10 days of travel together.
UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog following the stars of July’s UFC 189 on their World Championship Tour.
Tickets for UFC 189 are on sale Friday, March 27 at 10 am PT at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.
If you missed the announcement during the UFC 189 World Tour Press Conference, Dana White officially announced that bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey will defend her belt against Bethe Correia on August 1st at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
Dana White also had to come in between Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo Jnr and number 1 contender Conor McGregor at the UFC 189 World Tour Press Conference.
The UFC 189 World Tour press conference took place, live on UFC Fightpass on Friday, March 20 at 1pm/10am ET/PT.
At the UFC 189 world tour press conference, Dana White officially announced that Ronda Rousey will be defending her Bantamweight Championship Belt against Brazilian Bethe Correia at he HSBC Arena in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on August 1st.
UFC 189 : Ronda Rousey Vs Bethe Correia Face Off in Rio De Janeiro
UFC 189 : Conor Mcgregor Vs Jose Aldo Face off In Rio De Janeiro
No. 14-ranked welterweight Ryan LaFlare is facing No. 7-ranked Demian Maia in his home country of Brazil in the main event of Fight Night Rio. Hear LaFlare’s thoughts on his opponent, Brazilian fans, and more.
UFC Fight Night Rio de Janeiro takes place on Saturday, March, 21st.
Fight Night Rio main event fighter Ryan LaFlare went 1-on-1 with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi ahead of his welterweight bout against Demian Maia. He talks about not being the fan favorite in Brazil and what he needs to do to beat Maia.
UFC Fight Night Rio de Janeiro is on Saturday, March, 21st.