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Jan Blachowicz (right) defeated Israel Adesanya (left) to retain his light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 259. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Tracking the Fallout from Wild UFC 259 Title Fights

Three different narratives emerged from the three championship fights that punctuated Saturday’s UFC 259 card, including a title change due to disqualification, and the first loss for Israel Adesanya. Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz successfully defended his title against Adesanya, ending the Nigerian’s effort to become a two-division titleholder. Size […]

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

Short-form video platform TikTok is rapidly building a foothold in the sports world, with two more deals linking the app to the UFC and professional soccer teams in the United States. On Friday, TikTok announced a multi-year deal with the UFC that will see the mixed martial arts promotion place […]