This weekend will be one to remember for fight fans on the Gulf Coast with 2 enormous events ensuing – UFC 257, culminating with the main event matchup between Louisiana’s own Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and Conor McGregor, and Gulf Coast MMA 8, this Saturday, January 23, from Biloxi, Mississippi. The doors open at 6:00pm CST, and fights start at 7:00, so bookmark this page and check back often so you don’t miss out on any of the night’s action!

Rylan Melancon vs. Henry Milner


Gage Thibodaux vs. Darrius Scott

Winner: Darrius Scott, 2nd-round submission, rear naked choke

Tyler Washington vs. Patrick Richard


Tyler Cowand vs. Carlos Talavera


Josh Armstreet vs. Taner Gilley

Winner: Gilley, 2nd-round TKO

Grant Forrest vs. Seth Moroski

Winner: Forrest, UD

Jawaski Bethly vs. Michael Snoddy

Winner: Snoddy, 1st-round TKO

Slade Primeaux vs. George Green

Winner: Green, 2nd-round KO

Yehia Riles vs. Michael Lacombe

Winner: Riles, UD

Jaime Garcia vs. Dennis Hughes Jr.

Winner: Hughes Jr., 1st-round TKO

Justice Lamperez vs. Gabriel Echavarry

Winner: Lamperez, majority decision

Nakia Brown vs. Braxton King – Featherweight Title Fight

Winner: Brown, 2nd-round TKO

Omar Smith vs. Elliot Hebert – Lightweight Title Fight

Winner: Hebert, 1st-round TKO

Xavier Franklin vs. Donzeill Marshall – Flyweight Title Fight


Carlton Terrance vs. Johnny Smith – Welterweight Title Fight

Winner: Smith, 1st-round TKO

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