UFC 243 arrives in Melbourne on October 6. Fans will be treated to a main event of a Middleweight Championship unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya.
However, one stalwart of UFC could be missing.
There are calls for Octagon Girls to be scrapped ahead of the event in Melbourne. They have been a staple of the organisation since its inception 26 years ago.
The tradition has been around much longer than the UFC itself, and in a boxing fight between Jeff Horn and Michael Zerafa in August, there was an overhaul to the tradition.
After local councillors and women’s groups voiced their displeasure, the fight’s organisers took to using men instead of women to hold the round cards up.