Emanating from Anaheim, California’s Honda Center, the latest
PPV was one that fight fans had been hotly anticipating – not least for the UFC
Heavyweight Championship rematch that saw Daniel Cormier defending against
former champ Stipe Miocic.
Just as eagerly anticipated as that main event, however, was
the long-awaited return to action of Nate Diaz. Having spent three years out of
the octagon, fan favourite Diaz finally returned to battle former UFC
Lightweight Champion ‘Showtime’ Anthony Pettis.
From the prelims through to the top of the card, though, UFC
241 was one that was brimming with potential on a whole number of fronts. Some
of these fights clearly delivered in a big way, while others possibly didn’t
quite match up to what fans were expecting. But either way, the event as a
whole was certainly an entertaining one for the most part – and when all is
said and done, that’s usually enough to win over the majority of fight fans.
With that in mind, then, here are the major hits and misses
from the UFC’s latest PPV, starting with the negatives...