SUMMING UP TOP UFC FIGHTS OF 2021 AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2022.
2021 has been a sensational year for the UFC and MMA fans around the world. There’s been tones of fascinating bouts with new champions emerging and others retaining their titles.
In this article we’re going to give a sneak peek of the top UFC fights in the Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Middle-Weight, Light-Heavyweight and Heavy weight categories since the beginning of the year
UFC 257: Dustin Poirier Vs ‘The Notorious’ Connor McGregor 2; Poirier won this time by TKO.
UFC 258: Kamaru Usman Vs Gilbert Burns; Usman won to defend his Welterweight title.
UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz Vs Israel Adesanya; Adesanya lost by decision sending him back to his Light-Heavyweight division.
UFC 260: Stipe Miocic Vs Francis Ngannou; Ngannou won by KO to become the new and current heavyweight champion.
UFC 261: Kamaru Usman Vs Jorge ‘gamebred’ Masvidal; Kamaru dropped ‘street jesus’ like a piece of lumber to earn another title defence.
UFC 262: Oliveira Vs Chandler; De Bronx won by KO to earn the belt at Lightweight for the first time in his career.
UFC 263: Israel Adesanya Vs Marvin Vettori 2: Adesanya won by decision to retain his Welterweight title.
UFC 264: Poirier Vs McGregor 3; The Diamond won by stoppage to shut down Connor for the second time in a year. Poirier earned another shot at the title. Booked a duel with Charles ‘De Bronkx’ Oliveira in UFC 269 later in December.
UFC 265: Derrick ‘The Black’ Lewis Vs Ciryl Ganne; Ganne won by KO to dethrone Lewis the Interim Heavyweight title.
UFC 266: Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski Vs Brian Ortega; Volkanovski won to retain his Featherweight title.
UFC 267: Jan Blachowicz Vs Glover Texeira; Texeira dethroned Blochowicz the Heavyweight title (By Submission) to become the oldest fighter to ever grab a belt for the first time at the age of 40 yrs
UFC 268: Kamaru Usman Vs Colby ‘chaos’ Covington 2; Usman silenced Colby once more by decision to retain his title.
UFC 269: Oliveira Vs Poirier; The Brazilian submitted Poirier to earn his first ever title defence.
THE FIGHTS TO WATCH IN 2022
In 2022 you should be looking forward to watch the following entertaining duels:
UFC 270: fight bout between Francis Ngannou (Current Heavyweight Champion) Vs Ciryl Ganne ( Interim Heavyweight Champion).
UFC Fight Night: Beneil Dariush vs Islam Makhachiev ; Lightweight bout for a chance to be title contender.
UFC 271: Israel Adesanya vs Robber Whittaker 2: Middleweight title bout.
MMA is stacked up with entertaining matchups every 2-3 months, that’s why you shouldn’t miss this If you’re a fan of combat sports.