Welcome to the live blog for UFC 292’s main card bantamweight clash, featuring Da’Mon Blackshear and Mario Bautista, taking place this Saturday in Boston.
Blackshear, previously the Cage Fury FC bantamweight champion, faced a rocky beginning in his UFC journey, settling for a draw in his first match and suffering a loss in his second. Since those initial challenges, “Da Monster” has found success, achieving stoppage wins in his subsequent two bouts. This includes a remarkable win with the UFC’s third-ever Twister submission over Jose Johnson just a week ago, enabling him to swiftly pivot to face Bautista at short notice.
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As a friend and training ally of Sean O’Malley, Mario Bautista was initially set to square off against ex-bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt tonight. However, an injury to Garbrandt altered those plans on short notice. Bautista, who is on a four-fight winning streak, including three finishes, aims to maintain his momentum this Saturday.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC 292 live coverage
What is the main event of UFC 292?
The main event of UFC 292 features a bantamweight fight between Da’Mon Blackshear and Mario Bautista in Boston.
Who is Da’Mon Blackshear?
Da’Mon Blackshear is a former Cage Fury FC bantamweight champion who started his UFC career with a draw and a loss. He has since secured two stoppage victories and made headlines with a unique Twister submission win.
Who is Mario Bautista?
Mario Bautista is a fighter associated with Sean O’Malley, initially set to fight Cody Garbrandt. He holds a four-fight win streak, including three finishes, and is now facing Da’Mon Blackshear on short notice.
What is the significance of the Twister submission win?
Da’Mon Blackshear earned the UFC’s third-ever Twister submission victory over Jose Johnson, showcasing his skill and making a quick turnaround to face Mario Bautista at UFC 292.
Where is UFC 292 taking place?
UFC 292 is happening in Boston.
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