United States: In 2021 we witnessed some great fights in the UFC. Fights which included superstars like Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya, Brandon Moreno, etc. We also saw new champions being made and many fighters winning streak got broken. So below are the top 4 most awaited UFC fights of 2021:-
4) Kamaru Usman Vs Colby Covington II
Two of the best Welterweights of UFC Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington will face each other once again in November. They will fight for the UFC Welterweight championship which is currently hold by Kamaru Usman. Every UFC fan is very excited for this fight because the last time they fought it was so competitive. Both were winning 2 rounds each in that fight before the start of the fifth round, but in the fifth round Usman knocked out Colby to retain his UFC title. So now in this rematch will Colby Covington get his revenge on Kamaru Usman or Usman will retain his title?
3) Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker II
In there first fight Israel Adesanya was on a 6 fight win streak before getting a chance to fight for the UFC Middleweight title. Robert Whittaker was the Middleweight champion and this fight also witnessed the rise of Israel Adesanya. In this battle of two of the best Middleweights, Israel Adesanya TKO’D Robert Whittaker in 2nd round to win the UFC Middleweight title. Since that loss Robert Whittaker is on a 3 fight win streak and now he will try to get his revenge on Israel Adesanya and get his title back. Adesanya is undefeated in the Middleweight and he will try to retain his Middleweight title.
2) Charles Oliviera Vs Dustin Poirier
The current UFC Lightweight champion Charles Oliviera will defend his title against the no.1 Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier. Poirier recently defeated Conor Mcgregor for the 2nd time whereas Charles Oliviera defeated Michael Chandler to win the UFC Lightweight Title. Dustin was supposed to fight Oliviera before Michael Chandler but Dustin chose to fight against Conor McGregor. Dustin Poirier will now try to win the Lightweight Title for the first time in his career whereas Charles Oliviera is set to defend his title for the first time since winning the title.
1) Petr Yan Vs Aljamain Sterling II
The former UFC Bantamweight Petr Yan will fight in a rematch against Aljamain Sterling to try and regain his Bantamweight Title which he lost via disqualification. Petr Yan hit Aljamain Sterling with a knee when Sterling was down on his knees, which is an illegal move in UFC and because Sterling said that he can’t continue the fight so via disqualification Aljamain Sterling became the UFC Bantamweight champion. Many fans and UFC fighters were saying that Aljamain faked the injury to win the title. So this is one of most awaited battle of 2021 as Petr Yan will try to regain his title which according to him he never lost, whereas Aljamain Sterling will try to prove everyone wrong and defend his title to remain the UFC Bantamweight champion.