UFC not too long ago uploaded a video on its official YouTube channel which incorporates probably the most thrilling UFC occasions of 2021. The occasion was positioned as a nominee for the ‘Occasion of the Yr’ class.
Watch the video right here:
The primary incident within the video was UFC 261, headlined by a 170-pound scrap between Jorge Masvidal and welterweight king Kamaru Osman for UFC gold. “The Nigerian Nightmare” delivered top-of-the-line moments of 2021 that night time as they knocked Masivdal unconscious within the second spherical of their battle.
On the identical card, Rose Namjunas handed Zhang Weili the primary defeat of her UFC profession by eliminating within the opening seconds of the primary spherical.
The second nominee within the video was UFC 267, titled by Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira. The whole card was stuffed with fantastic moments akin to Khamzat Chimaev’s triumphant return to the octagon, the electrifying co-main occasion between Corey Sendhagen and Petr Yan and Teixeira’s historic victory over Blacowicz to seize the sunshine heavyweight belt.
UFC 268 was the third occasion among the many ‘Occasion of the Yr’ nominations. The cardboard was headlined by a rematch between Osman and Colby Covington. That night time each the fighters gave it theirs and Usman raised his hand by means of a unanimous determination.
On the identical card, MMA followers noticed probably the most thrilling battle of the 12 months in Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler. The 2 lightweights battled for quarter-hour and ‘The Spotlight’ went house with a unanimous determination victory.
The final occasion on the checklist was UFC Vegas 42. That night time, Max Holloway and Jair Rodriguez had an exhilarating back-and-forth battle for followers. The competition lasted for 25 minutes and ended with ‘Dhanya’ being declared the winner by unanimous determination.
Daniel Cormier named UFC 268 ‘Occasion of the Yr’
Former UFC multi-division champion Daniel Cormier selected UFC 268 as his ‘Occasion of the Yr’. A few of his different picks embody Kamaru Usman because the ‘Male Fighter of the Yr’ and Michael Chandler vs Justin Gaethje because the ‘Fighter of the Yr’.
‘DC’ additionally chosen Frankie Edgar’s Cory Sandhagen’s Flying Knee Keo as ‘Knockout of the Yr’.