From the highly anticipated trilogy fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor at UFC 264 to the return of former champion T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32, UFC fans witnessed several exciting fights in July 2021. As July is about to end, here we take a look at 5 intriguing fights you do not want to miss in August 2021.
The UFC heavyweight knockout artist Derrick Lewis will face the undefeated (9-0) and no. 3 ranked contender Ciryl Gane for the UFC interim heavyweight title at UFC 265 on August 9, 2021. The winner will face the current UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou.
Amanda Nunes will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title for the sixth time against the #5 UFC women's bantamweight contender, Julianna Penna, in the co-main event at UFC 265.
Former UFC featherweight champion and the current #4 ranked UFC bantamweight contender, Jose Aldo, will step inside the octagon against the no. 8 ranked UFC bantamweight contender, Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265.
The no. 3 ranked UFC middleweight contender, Jared Cannonier, will clash against the ninth-ranked contender, Kelvin Gastelum, at UFC Vegas 33 on August 21, 2021.
The undefeated (14-0) Sean Brady will clash in a welterweight bout against eleventh-ranked UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 34 on August 28, 2021. If Brady wins this fight, he might officially get ranked in the top 15 in UFC welterweight rankings.