UFC Adelaide News


UFC Adelaide Results: Tony Martin puts Jake Matthews to sleep (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - December 1, 2018

A welterweight bout between Tony Martin and Australia’s own Jake Matthews took place on tonight’s UFC Adelaide main card. Jake Matthews entered tonight’s contest on a three-fight win streak, his latest being a first-round submission victory over Shinsho Anzai at June’s UFC Singapore event.

Tai Tuivasa

UFC Adelaide Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - December 1, 2018

Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of tonight’s UFC Adelaide results and highlights. The event is headlined by a heavyweight fight between Junior Dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Blagoy Ivanov which took place at July’s UFC Fight Night 133 event.

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Mark Hunt

UFC Adelaide weigh-in results: Headliners on point, Mark Hunt and Justin Willis involved in backstage confrontation

Tom Taylor - November 30, 2018

Early on Friday morning, the 24 fighters on the UFC Adelaide bill stepped onto the scales to weigh in for their respective battles.

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UFC Adelaide

UFC Adelaide: Five reasons you should tune in

Mike Straus - November 29, 2018

The UFC returns to The Land Down Under this weekend with the exciting looking UFC Adelaide card. There are 12 scheduled fights in total for UFC Adelaide, many of them with future title implications. In the evening’s main event former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will take on the undefeated Aussie slugger Tai Tuivasa. Dos Santos is riding high off of a big win over Blagoy Ivanov this last July, while the heavy-handed Tuivasa is coming off a decision over Andrei Arlovski.

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Tyson Pedro

Report | Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua to return against Tyson Pedro at UFC Adelaide

Tom Taylor - September 26, 2018

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will reportedly return to the cage at UFC Adelaide on December 2, where he’ll take on Australia’s own Tyson Pedro in a compelling light heavyweight showdown. This matchup was first reported by ESPN.

Mark Hunt, UFC Adelaide
UFC Adelaide

Report | Mark Hunt to take on Justin Willis at UFC Adelaide in last fight on UFC deal

Drake Riggs - September 25, 2018

The legendary “Super Samoan” Mark Hunt (13-13-1) was hopeful that after his UFC Moscow main event against Alexey Oleynik that he could head on home for his following bout. And now he’s getting his wish. Win or lose, Hunt ideally wanted to get to fight what will likely be his last fight in the UFC in front of his home crowd. The UFC is now obliging him as he draws Justin “Big Pretty” Willis (7-1) for the UFC’s return to Australia on December 2 in Adelaide.

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Tai Tuivasa

Junior Dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa set to headline UFC Adelaide

Drake Riggs - August 30, 2018

The new wave of young heavyweight talent continues to flow into the top 10. And once you’re in, it’s more often than not only up from there. After bursting onto the scene in the land of the big men last year, the 25-year old Australian Tai Tuivasa (8-0) quickly earned two impressive victories early into 2018.