PHOENIX – The UFC can make its return to Arizona on Saturday for UFC 274, and the pleasure about the loaded celebration is palpable.
There’s a real excitement powering the card, which is headlined by some of the most credentialed fighters in octagon record at Footprint Centre. The most important card airs on spend-for every-check out following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
The headliner will see Charles Oliveira (32-8 MMA, 20-8 UFC) struggle Justin Gaethje (23-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) in what was supposed to be a undisputed light-weight title struggle in advance of Oliveira missed body weight on Friday. Now only Gaethje is qualified for the belt.
The co-headliner, in the meantime, sees strawweight winner Rose Namajunas (11-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) seem to avenge a December 2014 decline to Carla Esparza (18-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC), who will look to place on a repeat effectiveness and reclaim the gold.
MMA Junkie is “On the Ground” for the occasion, and caught up with some crucial players even though discovering the city forward of combat evening.
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