UFC 241 Poster Revealed (Photo)

The upcoming UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) has a very nice card on tap. In the main event of the night, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his title against Stipe Miocic. This will be a rematch from their initial bout last year, in which Cormier knocked Miocic out in the first round to capture the […]

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The upcoming UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) has a very nice card on tap.

In the main event of the night, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his title against Stipe Miocic. This will be a rematch from their initial bout last year, in which Cormier knocked Miocic out in the first round to capture the heavyweight title. “DC” believes the result will ultimately be the same when they run it back.

Also, in the co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis welcomes Nate Diaz back to the Octagon. Diaz hasn’t fought since 2016 when he fought to a Majority Decision loss against Conor McGregor.

And of course, two middleweight powerhouses collide, when Yoel Romero meets Paulo Costa as well. UFC 241 goes down on PPV from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on August 17.

The UFC has released the official UFC 241 poster. Check it out here:

UFC 241 Card

  • Heavyweight: (C) Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic
  • Welterweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Nate Diaz
  • Middleweight: Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa
  • Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen
  • Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch
  • Featherweight: Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff

What do you think about the UFC 241 poster ahead of the August PPV?

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Ben Askren Says Anthony Pettis ‘Wins Pretty Easily’ Against Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon at UFC 241 when he takes on Anthony Pettis at welterweight. The two do not like each other and have been going back-and-forth with trash-talk and it will no doubt be an interesting fight. Diaz hasn’t fought since he lost to Conor McGregor back in 2016. Many believe […]

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Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon at UFC 241 when he takes on Anthony Pettis at welterweight. The two do not like each other and have been going back-and-forth with trash-talk and it will no doubt be an interesting fight.

Diaz hasn’t fought since he lost to Conor McGregor back in 2016. Many believe ring rust is real and the layoff will impact the Stockton-native. Meanwhile, Pettis is coming off of an incredible knockout win over Stephen Thompson in March in his welterweight debut.

With Diaz being off for so long, Ben Askren believes Anthony Pettis wins this fights rather easily.

“I think Anthony wins pretty easily. Anthony’s really a diverse striker and we saw Nate struggle with the leg kicks against Conor in their second fight,” Askren said at a media scrum (h/t MMANews). What Nate really relied on in the Conor fights was his gas tank cause Conor obviously doesn’t have one or a very, very small gas tank. And Anthony doesn’t have those same gas tank issues. So I think Anthony just continues to kind of pick him apart for the whole 15 minutes.”

It will no doubt be an exciting fight that many fans, media, and fighters alike are looking forward to. Fans have been calmoring for Nate Diaz to return to the Octagon since his last fight, and on August 17, he will indeed return to fight Pettis. Whether or not the fight has an impact on the rankings is to be seen, but it is a ‘money’ fight for the UFC to promote.

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Ben Askren Expects Anthony Pettis To ‘Easily’ Beat Nate Diaz

Ben Askren is putting his money on Anthony Pettis against Nate Diaz. Askren and Pettis train together at Roufusport. Pettis made the switch to the welterweight division back in March. He knocked out Stephen Thompson in the second round and now finds hi…

Ben Askren is putting his money on Anthony Pettis against Nate Diaz. Askren and Pettis train together at Roufusport. Pettis made the switch to the welterweight division back in March. He knocked out Stephen Thompson in the second round and now finds himself as the eighth-ranked UFC 170-pounder. Askren Feels Pettis Will Handle Diaz ‘Easily’ […]

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Michael Chiesa on How Lee/Pettis Trash Talk Changed Him Forever

For most of Michael Chiesa’s MMA career, he has put his head down and got to work as a true grinder both on and off camera. All the while, he has typically steered clear of being engaged in trash talk leading up to a fight. But there were two notable e…

For most of Michael Chiesa’s MMA career, he has put his head down and got to work as a true grinder both on and off camera. All the while, he has typically steered clear of being engaged in trash talk leading up to a fight. But there were two notable exceptions to this that have […]

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Anthony Pettis’ Manager Believes Conor McGregor Matchup Is ‘On The Horizon’

Anthony Pettis’ manager, Abraham Kawa, believes that a fight between “Showtime” and Conor McGregor is “on the horizon.” Kawa joined MMA Junkie Radio recently and discussed the matter. In regards to McGregor’s efforts of landing a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kawa said he doesn’t think now is the time for such a matchup. Instead, he […]

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Anthony Pettis’ manager, Abraham Kawa, believes that a fight between “Showtime” and Conor McGregor is “on the horizon.”

Kawa joined MMA Junkie Radio recently and discussed the matter. In regards to McGregor’s efforts of landing a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kawa said he doesn’t think now is the time for such a matchup. Instead, he thinks McGregor should be eying his client, a fellow former 155-pound champion:

“Even Conor fighting Khabib, I don’t think that’s the fight,” Kawa said. “I actually don’t want to see that fight right now. Maybe after a while, yes. But right now I think Conor vs. Anthony is the fight. I’m looking at it as (if) Anthony beats Nate, and I think Conor is next on the horizon.”

However, before Pettis can hope for a fight with McGregor, he has some business to take care of in August. He’ll co-headlined UFC 241 on pay-per-view (PPV) against Nate Diaz. Diaz himself is a former McGregor foe, as the pair had one of the most beloved rivalries the sport has ever seen.

Diaz hasn’t fought since his 2016 rematch with McGregor, where the Stockton native came up short via Majority Decision. He’ll remain at 170 pounds to face Pettis, who comes off a knockout win over multi-time welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.

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Anthony Pettis’ Manager Believes Conor McGregor Is Next With Nate Diaz Win

If Anthony Pettis’ manager gets his way, then “Showtime” will meet Conor McGregor after UFC 241. Pettis is scheduled to clash with Nate Diaz on Aug. 17. The bout will be featured on the UFC 241 card. It’ll be held inside the Hon…

If Anthony Pettis’ manager gets his way, then “Showtime” will meet Conor McGregor after UFC 241. Pettis is scheduled to clash with Nate Diaz on Aug. 17. The bout will be featured on the UFC 241 card. It’ll be held inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Headlining the card will be a heavyweight title […]

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