At UFC 220 on January 20, RDS Wrestling founder and former roster member Ryan Blade stepped inside the Octagon and challenged Conor McGregor for the UFC Lightweight Championship. While Blade was unsuccessful in that fight, there is one positive piece of news, RDSWrestling.com can confirm.
RDS Wrestling is happy to announce that on February 4, 2018, the promotion and UFC agreed upon a deal of a working partnership. Under this partnership, fans can watch the new weekly show, “UFC on RDS Wrestling”, Saturdays at 3pm PST, live on Twitch.RDSWrestling.com.
2018 has become a huge year already in the sports world. On January 1, WWE Raw and SmackDown were cancelled and WWE contracts were converted to RDS Wrestling contracts. Then, former RDS Wrestling roster member Ryan Blade battled Conor McGregor at UFC 220. Next, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar won the 2018 Royal Rumble match. Now, RDS Wrestling and UFC begin a partnership, making two popular promotions in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts run under one umbrella.
The first edition of UFC on RDS Wrestling will premiere on February 10 at 3pm on Twitch.RDSWrestling.com. Below is the fight card for the event!
Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis
Light Heavyweight Bout: Daniel Cormier vs. Jimi Manuwa
UFC Lightweight Championship Bout: Conor McGregor (c) vs. Nate Diaz