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In what will be just his third promotional outing, Joseph Duffy is slated to face fellow lightweight Dustin Poirier in a headlining bout for the UFC’s fall return to Ireland.
Duffy (14-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who recently defeated Ivan Jorge via first-round submission at UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow, has been matched with Poirier (18-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 77, which takes place at Dublin’s 3Arena on Oct. 24. The entire card is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass.
CHICAGO – Bryan Caraway and Miesha Tate are in a situation almost no one can relate to. AfThe ter all, not many relationships involve two professional fighters, let alone two who have competed in the UFC octagon on the same night.
With the new UFC-Reebok sponsorship program, the fighters from Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 event took home official estimated payouts totaling $212,500. Take a look at how those payments were distributed.
The festivities took place at United Center in Chicago. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event.
The complete UFC on FOX 16 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Champ T.J. Dillashaw (135) vs. Renan Barao (135) – for bantamweight title
Jessica Eye (136) vs. Miesha Tate (135.5)
Edson Barboza (155) vs. Paul Felder (155.5)
Takanori Gomi (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (155.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX, 6 p.m. ET)
Tom Lawlor (203) vs. Gian Villante (205)
Danny Castillo (155.5) vs. Jim Miller (155)
Kenny Robertson (170) vs. Ben Saunders (170.5)
Bryan Caraway (135.5) vs. Eddie Wineland (136)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4:15 p.m. ET)
Daron Cruickshank (155) vs. James Krause (155.5)
Andrew Holbrook (155.5) vs. Ramsey Nijem (156)
Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Elizabeth Phillips (135)
Zak Cummings (170.5) vs. Dominique Steele (170.5)