UFC 272 News

Rafael dos Anjos
Rafael Fiziev

Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev moved to UFC 272, Johnny Walker vs. Jamahal Hill set to headline UFC Vegas 48

Josh Evanoff - February 11, 2022

UFC 272 officially has its co-main event, and UFC Vegas 48 has a new headliner. Rafael Dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev were set for the main event role next week at UFC Vegas 48. However, the pair were removed from the card earlier today. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani broke the news that the fight was being moved to next month.

Kamaru Usman
Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman will be in attendance for UFC 272: “I’ll just be sitting there like a proud dad watching my sons fight”

Susan Cox - February 11, 2022

Kamaru Usman, 34, UFC Welterweight Champion has confirmed he will be in attendance at UFC 272 on March 5th, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. Usman, (20-1 MMA) will have his eye on rivals Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington who are set to square off in the welterweight main event.

Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington, UFC 272
Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal says the UFC will release Colby Covington after the beating he puts on him: "I’m gonna f**k you up"

Cole Shelton - February 8, 2022

Jorge Masvidal has sent a violent warning to Colby Covington. The former roommates and best friends turned enemies, are set to headline UFC 272 on March 5 in a highly-anticipated fight. The two have made it clear they are looking to finish one another and now less than a month away from the fight, Masvidal took to social media to release a heated warning to Covington.

Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington
Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal eager to "expose" Colby Covington at UFC 272: "He’s very limited"

Cole Shelton - February 7, 2022

Jorge Masvidal plans to expose Colby Covington at UFC 272. Masvidal and Covington are set to headline the pay-per-view in a highly-anticipated bout. The two are former roommates and best friends but had a massive falling out. They don’t like each other and ‘Gamebred’ says he’s excited to be able to get paid to punch Covington in the face and expose him to the world.

Jorge Masvidal
Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal to release the true story of 'Judas' Covington: “He will be exposed”

Harry Kettle - February 2, 2022

Jorge Mavisdal has released a cryptic video suggesting he’s going to reveal the “truth” about Colby Covington. At UFC 272 next month, Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington will finally collide in a fascinating welterweight showdown at the T-Mobile Arena. The former friends turned enemies have been hinting at a fight with one another for years and now, it’s finally going to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Chael Sonnen
Colby Covington

Chael Sonnen on next months Colby Covington vs Jorge Masvidal grudge match: “Those guys do not know each other, whether they think they do or not”

Josh Evanoff - February 1, 2022

Chael Sonnen has weighed in on UFC 272’s grudge match between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal. Covington and Masvidal previously trained together for years. The two were friends and even roommates for a long time. However, the friendship between the two is over, and the two men have been gunning for a fight for some time.

Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington, UFC 272
Jorge Masvidal

Colby Covington reacts after Jorge Masvidal claims Donald Trump will be rooting against him at UFC 272

Chris Taylor - January 22, 2022

Colby Covington has reacted after Jorge Masvidal claimed that Donald Trump will be rooting against him at UFC 272. The former friends turned bitter rivals, Covington and Masvidal, as set to collide in the headliner of UFC 272 on March 5, in Las Vegas, NV.

Colby Covington, Din Thomas, UFC, Roast
Din Thomas

Colby Covington roasts Din Thomas during live UFC interview (Video)

Josh Evanoff - January 21, 2022

Colby Covington has seemingly made it known that anyone can be on the wrong end of his roasts. Covington was on ESPN to promote his upcoming UFC 272 main event showdown against Jorge Masvidal. During his appearance, he was interviewed by former UFC lightweight, and current MMA analyst Din Thomas.

Chael Sonnen, Jorge Masvidal, UFC
Colby Covington

Chael Sonnen lauds Jorge Masvidal for accepting potential career-ending fight with Colby Covington

Jeffrey Walter - January 17, 2022

Chael Sonnen has applauded Jorge Masvidal for living up to his BMF reputation by accepting a potential career-ending fight with Colby Covington. Last Tuesday it was announced that the former roommates, Masvidal and Covington, would be having their long awaited grudge match on March 5, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Aljamain Sterling, Sean O'Malley, UFC
Petr Yan

Aljamain Sterling sends a warning to "Suga Tits" Sean O'Malley following recent criticism

Chris Taylor - January 15, 2022

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has clapped back at Sean O’Malley after ‘Suga’ criticized his ‘star power’. Sterling (21-3 MMA) was slated to rematch Petr Yan (16-2 MMA) in co-main event of UFC 272 this coming March. However, after Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from the proposed event headliner with featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski, the promotion decided to push the Yan-Sterling rematch back to UFC 273, this instead of moving the highly anticipated bantamweight title unification bout to main event status.

Jorge Masvidal, Michael Bisping
Jorge Masvidal

Michael Bisping shares his thoughts on Colby Covington’s persona: "If he is acting, then give the man a f*cking Oscar"

Susan Cox - January 13, 2022

Colby Covington (16-4 MMA) and Jorge Masvidal (35-15 MMA) trained together at American Top Team for eight years. Yes the two fighters sparred together, lived together and shared a brotherhood between them.

Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington, UFC 272
Jorge Masvidal

Colby Covington opens as big betting favorite in UFC 272 fight with Jorge Masvidal

Harry Kettle - January 12, 2022

Colby Covington has opened as a big betting favorite over Jorge Masvidal ahead of their UFC 272 main event. It was announced earlier this week that Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal will finally settle their rivalry at UFC 272 when the two meet in an enticing Las Vegas main event. The pair have been circling one another for a while now and it appears as if their collision will indeed take place in Sin City this March.

UFC 273, Petr Yan, Aljamain Sterling
Petr Yan

Aljamain Sterling says rematch with Petr Yan could be delayed: “They’re talking about pushing my fight back to April”

Susan Cox - January 11, 2022

Aljamain Sterling took to Twitter this morning to confirm reports that his upcoming rematch with Petr Yan at UFC 272 may be postponed until April: “Yes, they’re talking about pushing my fight back to April,” Sterling said. “Not because of me. This is what I was told: “Yan isn’t vaccinated so he can’t fight in March”.

Henry Cejudo
Dana White

Henry Cejudo messages Dana White for Alex Volkanovski fight: “I would never cancel. I’m Mexican and we don’t believe in pulling out of anything”

Chris Taylor - January 8, 2022

Henry Cejudo has sent a message to UFC President Dana White in hopes of securing a fight with Alex Volkanovski. Henry Cejudo (16-2 MMA) last competed in at UFC 249 in May of 2020, where he successfully defended his bantamweight strap with a TKO victory over Dominick Cruz. Immediately following the conclusion of that contest, ‘Triple C’ would announce his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts.

Alexander Volkanovski, Max Holloway
Max Holloway

Max Holloway forced to withdraw from UFC 272 trilogy fight with Alex Volkanovski

Harry Kettle - January 7, 2022

UFC featherweight Max Holloway has been forced to pull out of his UFC 272 trilogy showdown with Alexander Volkanovski. ESPN is reporting that Holloway, who accepted the fight just a matter of days ago, aggravated an old injury on Thursday and will therefore be unable to compete on the March 5 card in Las Vegas. As of this writing, no official statement has been made by the UFC regarding a potential replacement or whether the fight will be rescheduled for a later date.

UFC 273, Petr Yan, Aljamain Sterling
Aljamain Sterling

UFC 272 betting odds: Petr Yan and Alex Volkanovski open as favorites

Harry Kettle - January 7, 2022

Petr Yan and Alexander Volkanovski have opened as the two betting favorites for UFC 272 after their recent fight announcements. While a lot of the UFC’s immediate focus is going on UFC 270, and understandably so, the UFC 272 pay-per-view in March is already beginning to take shape. The promotion recently announced that it will be headlined by two blockbuster title bouts: Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 3 for the UFC featherweight title, and Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan 2 for the UFC bantamweight title.