Former One Direction singer Liam Payne, Wayne Rooney and other celebrities who attended the blockbuster UFC event in London

The UFC is the biggest MMA promotion in the world and attracts millions of viewers every year. He has staged events across continents and witnessed some of the biggest PPV events in sports history.

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Among its fans are many celebrities from various walks of life who attend and enjoy the events as an audience. And this was the case during the last UFC Fight Night 204 organized at the O2 Arena in London.

The O2 arena has seen its largest audience at a single sporting event in history. They made the UFC’s return to the UK a blockbuster. Fans enjoyed exciting contests, stunning finishes. Additionally, some of the biggest names in the region entered the contest.

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The UFC shared visuals of the star-studded event on its social media. The list includes former One Direction boy band member Liam Payne; professional boxers Derek Chisora ​​and Anthony Joshua; English football legend Wayne Rooney; former world number one snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Cameras captured Liverpool-born Wayne Rooney celebrating the win for fellow teammates Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett.

Other celebrities who attended the crowded event at the O2 arena included Matchroom boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. Notably, Hearn sat right next to Dana White during fights. This may intensify rumors of various fights between professional boxers and MMA fighters.

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Several UFC stars such as Brandon Moreno and Ciryl Gane also attended the blockbuster event.

UFC London: an unforgettable evening

The UFC returned to the UK after a three-year absence due to a travel ban amid pandemic situations. UFC President Dana White must be a happy man with the great response he received upon his return. White would also be happy with how the card turned out. From the preliminary card to the main card, every fight yielded some awesome moments.

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In fact, nine of the 12 total fights on the card have ended in finishes. Here are some of the best fights in UFC London-

  • Molly McCann vs. Luana Carolina: A reel-worthy spinning elbow from the English fighter knocked out her opponent in the third round.
  • Tom Aspinall vs. Alexander Volkov: Aspinall scored the biggest victory of his career by tapping Volkov with a right armbar in the first round himself.
  • Paddy Pimblett vs. Kazula Vargas: The outspoken scouser kept his word by finishing round one “Kazula” via a rear-end choke.
  • Muhammed Mokaev vs. Cody Durden: Mokaev shone on his debut, earning his first victory a minute into the first round via submission. Therefore, he won the Performance of the Night bonus along with eight other fighters.

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