- Marcelo Ribas immortalized his daughter Amanda's first UFC win through a tattoo. The 27-year-old Ribas will be part of UFC 257 as she takes on fellow flyweight Marina Rodriguez.
- UFC middleweight Wellington Turman was hospitalized due to pneumonia on Wednesday. As a result, the 24-year-old was pulled from his scheduled Feb. 6 fight against Aliaskhab Khzriev.
- The welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Belal Muhammad has been rescheduled for UFC 258 on Feb. 13. The two were supposed to be part of the UFC's Dec. 19 card. However, a positive COVID-19 test on Muhammad forced the company to postpone the matchup.