UFC 221 News

Feb 11, 2018 9:57 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 221: Yoel Romero Pockets $10,000

Last night, the UFC made its debut in the beautiful Australian port city of Perth with the action-packed UFC 221. In the main event of this anticipated card, former Olympic silver medalist and long-time UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero executed one of his best wins to date, clubbing former champion Luke Rockhold to a third-round...

Feb 10, 2018 11:21 pm

VIDEO | Yoel Romero says he has a broken leg following UFC 221 win over Luke Rockhold

Yoel Romero says he has a broken leg following UFC 221 win over Luke Rockhold! Yoel Romero added another highlight reel victory to his resume tonight in Perth, scoring a brutal third-round knockout over former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 221. According to UFC President Dana White, Yoel Romero’s big...

Feb 10, 2018 9:44 pm

Fighters react to Yoel Romero’s impressive knockout victory over Luke Rockhold

Fighters react to Yoel Romero’s impressive knockout victory over Luke Rockhold! Yoel Romero scored a brutal third-round knockout victory over former division champion Luke Rockhold in the main event of tonight’s UFC 221 fight card in Perth, Australia. Romero caught Rockhold with a left hand that sent Luke crashing to the floor. From there Romero...

Feb 10, 2018 9:21 pm

UFC 221 Results: Yoel Romero KO’s Luke Rockhold (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero A middleweight tilt between Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view event in Perth, Australia. If Rockhold was able to defeat Romero, he would then become the UFC’s interim middleweight championship. Romero was not eligible for the title after...

Feb 10, 2018 8:47 pm

UFC 221 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Mark Hunt

UFC 221 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Mark Hunt A key heavyweight scrap between surging division contender Curtis Blaydes and former interim title challenger Mark Hunt served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 221 event in Perth. Round one begins and Blaydes presses forward with a combination that misses. He lands a follow up leg...

Feb 10, 2018 8:11 pm

UFC 221 Results: Tai Tuivasa KO’s Cyril Asker

UFC 221 Results: Cyril Asker vs. Tai Tuivasa A heavyweight scrap between Asker and Tai Tuivasa took place on tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card from Perth, Australia. Round one begins and Tuivasa starts off quickly by throwing a combination. Asker replies with a right hand over the top. Tuivasa presses Asker against the fence and...

Feb 10, 2018 7:55 pm

UFC 221 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Li Jingliang

UFC 221 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Li Jingliang A welterweight scrap between Li Jingliang and Jake Matthews took place on tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card from Perth, Australia. Round one begins and the fighters engage in a long feeling out process. Jingliang finally throws a low kick that misses. Jake with a right hand over...

Feb 10, 2018 7:23 pm

UFC 221 Results: Tyson Pedro submits Saparbek Safarov (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov A scrap between Tyson Pedro and Saparbek Safarov kicked off tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card in Perth. Round one begins and Pedro immediately takes the center of the octagon. Safarov lands a leg kick. Pedro returns fires with a hard leg kick of his own. Safarov scores...

Feb 10, 2018 6:23 pm

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson A middleweight scrap between highly touted promotional newcomer Israel Adesanya and hometown favorite Rob Wilkinson took place on tonight’s UFC 221 prelims. Round one begins and Wilkinson immediately presses the action and forced Israel up against the cage. He is working on securing a takedown but Israel...

Feb 10, 2018 5:23 pm

UFC 221 Live Results: Jussier Formiga stops Ben Nguyen in round 3 (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Live Results: Jussier Formiga stops Ben Nguyen A flyweight scrap between Jussier Formiga and Ben Nguyen kicked off tonight’s UFC 221 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Ben Nguyen immediately pushes forward and engages Jussier in the clinch. He works in a few shorts shots against the cage. Formiga is able to...

Feb 10, 2018 4:51 pm

UFC 221 Live Results!

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 221 event in Perth, Australia? BJPenn.com has you covered with all of the UFC 221 Live Results. UFC 221 is headlined by an interim middleweight title fight featuring former division title holder Luke Rockhold taking on perennial contender Yoel Romero. With that said, only Rockhold is eligible to win the...

Feb 9, 2018 7:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 221 Weigh Ins: Yoel Romero Misses Weight!

The UFC 221 weigh-ins didn’t come without some little extra drama sprinkled on top. In the main event, former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold is set to take on Yoel Romero for the interim title while champion, Robert Whittaker recovers from his staph infection. First to weigh in between the two was Rockhold...

Feb 9, 2018 8:19 am

VIDEO | Israel Adesanya Promises You’re Dealing With a New Breed at UFC 221

Most fighters hope their style gets labeled as something that resembles a killer like Jon Jones or strikes comparisons to the legend Anderson Silva, but not ‘Style Bender’ Israel Adesanya. While he may fit the body type and skill set, he’d rather you not disrespect them — or him for that matter — by constructing mental Venn...

Feb 6, 2018 9:50 am

VIDEO | Get Acquainted with Israel Adesanya Before His Hyped UFC 221 Debut

You may be lucky enough to already know about ‘Style Bender’ Israel Adesanya, but most tuning into the UFC 221 card in Perth this weekend probably won’t. …But they most likely will be trying to learn how to pronounce his name soon after he steps into the Octagon for the first time. This 28-year old...

Jan 10, 2018 7:13 pm

PHOTO | Check out the official Poster for UFC 221!

UFC 221 on February 11 returns to Australia when they touch down in Perth for the first time! Headlining the event will be UFC Middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker in his first title defense against the former UFC and Strikeforce champion, Luke Rockhold. Today we got the release of the official poster thanks to Marcel Dorff. Robert...

Jan 6, 2018 3:16 pm

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts! The octagon will return to Australia this February for UFC 221. The pay-per-view event will take place on February 11 in Perth, but will air live in North America on February 10 due to the time difference. The twelve-bout fight card is headlined by a middleweight title...

Dec 19, 2017 6:48 am

UFC 221 in Perth, Australia gets several new bouts

On February 11 (February 10 in North America), the UFC will take over Perth, Western Australia with UFC 221. In the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return down under, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker – who was promoted from interim champion when Georges St-Pierre vacated the title – will attempt his first title defense...

Nov 19, 2017 1:35 pm

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return at UFC 221

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return to action at UFC 221 this February in Perth, Australia. “Listen, bottom line is that we want to have Robbie (Whittaker) fight in Perth,” David Shaw, UFC Vice President of international content said at the UFC Fight Night 121 post-fight press conference via Forbes. “The...

Oct 31, 2017 6:29 am

UFC announces debut in Perth, Australia, targets massive headliner for card

The province of Western Australia has finally lifted its cage ban, which means that the UFC now has a wide open road to the city of Perth. On Tuesday, the promotion announced that it will debut in the city on February 11. It will make this debut not with a Fight Night card, but with...