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After an incredibly wild and difficult nine months, 2020 is finally over for UFC. The MMA leader put together one of the most difficult schedules this year amid the coronavirus pandemic that saw them basically on the run as it fought to put together shows.

From the Taichi Palace to Jacksonville, Florida, UFC was going to find a way to get fighters in the cage. When it was all said and done, it accomplished that goal and gave fans some incredible action. Despite no champions being unseated in the cage, just about every championship fight delivered, right up until the last one at UFC 256 where Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno battled it out for flyweight supremacy. Figueiredo walked away with the title after a majority draw, capping off an amazing 3-0-1 campaign in 2020.

Now as we turn the calendar to 2021, the first PPV of the year promises to be a banger when Conor McGregor returns to take on Dustin Poirier at lightweight. The winner will undoubtedly be in the conversation for a title shot at some point later in the year.

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Then in February, the long-awaited showdown between welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Gilbert Burns is set to commence. But then once we get to March, we have a tripleheader of title fights headlining the the first of two PPVs. Jan Blachowicz will put his light heavyweight title on the line against Israel Adesanya, bantamweight champ Petr Yan will take on top contender Aljamain Sterling and women's featherweight champ Amanda Nunes will take on Megan Anderson.

Be sure to check back in on this page when we have more information on upcoming UFC events throughout the year.

Upcoming UFC Schedule

EventDateMain eventWeight classLocationTV
UFC Fight NightJan. 20Michael Chiesa vs. Neil MagnyWelterweightsAbu DhabiESPN
UFC 257Jan. 23Conor McGregor vs. Dustin PoirierLightweightsAbu DhabiESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight NightFeb. 6Alistair Overeem vs. Alexander VolkovHeavyweightsTBDESPN+
UFC 258Feb. 13Kamaru Usman (c) vs. Gilbert BurnsWelterweight titleTBDESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight NightFeb. 20TBDTBDTBDESPN+
UFC 259March 6Jan Blachowicz (c) vs. Israel AdesanyaLight heavyweight titleTBDESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight NightMarch 13Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat ChimaevWelterweightsTBDESPN+