9th Feb 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

The first UFC event to be hosted in Perth was originally scheduled to be headlined by Robert Whittaker who was preparing to defend his newly earned middleweight championship but unfortunately withdrew due to a series of injuries, infections and illnesses.

7th Feb 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes at UFC 221

The ‘Super Samoan’ Mark Hunt is back and despite a fractious relationship with the UFC, has been slotted into the co-main event with the young and promising Curtis Blaydes. This is a real veteran vs prodigy match-up...

7th Feb 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker at UFC 221

The first of two big heavyweight clashes grace the Perth card in the form of the native Tai Tuivasa and Frenchman, Cyril Asker. In Tuivasa’s short career we have already seen similarities with his allies and fellow powerhouses Mark Hunt and Tyson Pedro, who are also on the card.

7th Feb 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Jake Matthews vs Li Jingliang at UFC 221

Jake Matthews got back to winning ways in his last bout after suffering two straight losses to Kevin Lee and Andrew Holbrook. He scraped a decision over Bojan Veličković and now he hopes to make Li Jingliang...

7th Feb 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov at UFC 221

The first of many behemoths on the main card for Perth comes in the rotund shapes of light heavyweights Tyson Pedro and Saparbek Safarov. They both head into UFC 221 on the back of their first loss and are desperate to make amends.

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