The A-Z of UFC

The A-Z of UFC

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UFC 219, Sunday 31 December, 3am, BT Sport 1/HD (CH 531/527)

Batten down the hatches, plonk yourself down on the sofa and prepare for an Earth-shaking sporting spectacle this weekend when UFC 219 hits the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Headlining a gripping (in more ways than one) night of hard-hitting action will be the hugely anticipated Women’s Featherweight Championship bout between defending champion Cris Cyborg and challenger Holly Holm. With a name like Cyborg you would expect the title holder to crush her opponent with all the ruthlessness of the Terminator, but Holm is a huge star in her own right. In fact, you may remember the American causing a seismic stir by beating superstar Ronda Rousey inside a minute in front of a record-breaking crown in Melbourne in 2015. All of which means that this showdown looks likely to be an absolute cracker.

 

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The A-Z of UFC

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