Nurmagomedov holds the mixed martial arts record for the longest active undefeated streak, 28, which he is putting on the line on Saturday.
Two fights were scrapped from the event – one due to a late positive Covid-19 test and another after a fighter fainted before his scheduled walk out.
Calderwood was lined up to fight Valentina Shevchenko but the women’s 125lb champion pulled out with a leg injury and has since undergone surgery
The victor described it as “one of the most technical fights” he had contested.
The Liverpudlian has his sights set on Israel Adesanya
Event took place in Abu Dhabi
The 30-year-old Molly McCann will fight Brazil’s Taila Santos in Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Thursday morning
In an earlier bout, County Durham bantamweight Davey Grant survived a broken jaw in a knockout win over American Martin Day
The pair(Jorge Masvidal,Kamaru Usman) will face each other for the UFC welterweight championship at Fight Island.
White has finally got the ‘Fight Island’ he craved.
Conor McGregor declared he was “a bit bored by the game” as he announced his retirement.
McGregor unexpectedly called time on his career in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The Irishman has exited before but has a history of being drawn back.
The two-weight champion defended her featherweight title in spectacular fashion.
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