Music has the power to change your state of mind. It can pump us up, get us to focus and get us in the zone. When you apply that concept to the world’s most dangerous, disciplined sport-mixed martial arts, music can be used as a weapon of warfare. Fighters listen to specific music to prepare for war. Listen to the songs that the fighters of UFC 268 leveled up with on the way to the cage.

Ode Osbourne vs. CJ Vergara

Ode Osbourne: “Blue Notes 2” by Meek Mill feat. Lil Uzi Vert

CJ Vergara: “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” by Kanye West

Winner: Ode Osbourne def. CJ Vergara

Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. Bruno Souza

Melsik Baghdasaryan: “Master Klass 2020” by Joni Dhol

Bruno Souza: “Eminencia Parda” by Emicida

Winner: Melsik Baghdasaryan def. Bruno Souza via unanimous decision 

John Allan vs. Dustin Jacoby

Dustin Jacoby: “Runnin’ Down a Dream” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

John Allan: “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys

Winner: Dustin Jacoby def. via unanimous decision 

Chris Barnett vs. Gian Villante

Chris Barnett: “Special Delivery” by G Dep feat. Ghostface Killah, Keith Murray and Craig Mack

Gian Villante: “The Downeaster Alexa” by Billy Joel

Winner: Chris Barnett via TKO (head kick, punches)

Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams

Ian Garry: “R U Mine” by Arctic Monkeys

Jordan Williams: “Spaceships” by Boss Wood & Big Kurt

Winner: Ian Garry via knockout (punches)

Nassourdine Imavov vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

Nassourdine Imavov: “Now We Are Free” by Dave Pearce

Edmen Shahbazyan: “Artsakh” by Ara Gevorgyan

Winner: Nassourdine Imavov via TKO (elbows) 

Chris Curtis vs. Phil Hawes

Chris Curtis: “The Only Thing I Know for Real” by Metal Gear Rising

Phil Hawes: “Unchained (The Payback)” by James Brown and Tupac

Winner: Chris Curtis via TKO (strikes)

Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta

Bobby Green: “Over the Top” by Smiley feat. Drake

Al Iaquinta: “Woke Up This Morning” by Alabama 3

Winner: Bobby Green via TKO (punches)

Andreas Michailidis vs. Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira: “Itsari” by Sepultura

Andreas Michailidis: “300 Violin Orchestra” by Fifty Vinc

Winner: Alex Pereira via TKO (knee, punches)

Michael Chandler vs. Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje: “Rock Superstar” by Cypress Hill

Michael Chandler: “Paid My Dues”/”The Search” by NF

Winner: Justin Gaethje via unanimous decision

Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo

Shane Burgos: “Freedom Is Priceless” by Saint Jhn

Billy Quarantillo: “If I Can’t” by 50 Cent

Shane Burgos via unanimous decision

Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera: “Hand on the Pump” by Cypress Hill

Frankie Edgar: “Kick in the Door” by Notorious B.I.G.

Winner: Marlon Vera via knockout (head kick)

Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili

Rose Namajunas: “Prolific Praise” by Trey McLaughlin

Zhang Weili: “Swordsman Sea of Laughter” by Huangzhan

Winner: Rose Namajunas via split decision 

Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman: “YABA BULUKU” by Dj Tarico & Burna Boy feat Preck & Nelson

Colby Covington: MEDAL” by Jim Johnston & “I’M ME” by Lil Wayne

Winner: Kamaru Usman via unanimous decision

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