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UFC has rolled right back into the action in 2021. After what can be called nothing short of a massive success in 2020 under incredibly difficult circumstances, UFC hasn't missed a beat in the time since the pandemic started with big fight after big fight throughout the year. The first two months of the new year have been no different.

Dustin Poirier shocked many with his second-round TKO of Conor McGregor in January. Then, Kamaru Usman rallied from an early knockdown against friend turned rival Gilbert Burns to stop his opponent and retain his welterweight title. Plus, a new heavyweight king was crowned with Francis Ngannou finishing Stipe Miocic to earn the title via vicious knockout.

Then in April, UFC welcomed fans back to the arena with a sell-out crowd in Jacksonville for UFC 261. And the card did not disappoint. Kamaru Usman destroyed Jorge Masvidal for a vicious knockout, Rose Namajunas regained her title with a nasty head kick knockout of Weili Zhang and Valentina Shevchenko smashed Jessica Andrade for a TKO.

We've also seen a new champion crowned in the flyweight and lightweight divisions with Charles Oliveira stopping Michael Chandler in May and Brandon Moreno submitting Deiveson Figueiredo in June. Israel Adesanya also returned to form with a decision over Marvin Vettori in their rematch after a failed attempt to claim the light heavyweight title in March.

Now, summer really heats up with the anticipation building toward the trilogy bout between McGregor and Poirier set for July. That card is loaded up with talent, too, as welterweights Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson meet in a pivotal bout for the division. And Sean O'Malley makes his return when he takes on Louis Smolka.

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 NightJune 19Korean Zombie vs. Dan IgeFeatherweightsLas VegasESPN/ESPN+
UFC Fight NightJune 26Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander VolkovHeavyweightsLas VegasESPN/ESPN+
UFC 264July 10Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregorLightweightsLas VegasESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight NightJuly 17Max Holloway vs. Yair RodriguezFeatherweightsLas VegasESPN/ESPN+
UFC Fight NightJuly 24Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ DillashawBantamweightsLas VegasESPN/ESPN+
UFC 265Aug. 7Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Julianna PenaBantamweight titleTBDESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight NightAug. 21Jared Cannonier vs. Kelvin GastelumMiddleweightsLas VegasESPN/ESPN+
UFC 266Sept. 4Jan Blachowicz (c) vs. Glover TeixeiraLight heavyweight titleTBDESPN+ PPV