The ultimate UFC occasion of 2020 will happen this weekend with the headline struggle between Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Geoff Neal.
The UFC has continued to flourish this 12 months regardless of all of the difficulties the COVID-19 lockdown as thrown up.
UFC 256 final weekend noticed Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno battle out a draw and Charles Oliveira defeat Tony Ferguson.
Now the ultimate occasion of the 12 months is sort of upon us and it guarantees to be one other thriller.
Thompson v Neal would be the essential occasion whereas Jose Aldo, Rob Font, Greg Hardy and Anthony Pettis may even take to the Octagon.
UFC Battle Night time 183: Date and begin time
The primary occasion is scheduled to happen within the early hours of Sunday, December 19 for UK followers and will likely be held behind closed doorways.
It’s being held on the UFC APEX Heart in Las Vegas.
UK followers can count on the headline struggle between Thompson and Neal to get beneath means at round 3am.
UFC Battle Night time 183: TV and dwell stream
The occasion will likely be proven on BT Sport and won’t be a pay-per-view occasion within the UK.
The prelims will begin on BT Sport 1 from 10pm on Saturday earlier than their essential present begins at midnight.
Will probably be dwell streamed on BT Sport’s web site and app for subscribers.
The early prelims will likely be proven on UFC’s Battle Cross and within the US, all prelim bouts will likely be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
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UFC Battle Night time 183: Battle card
Topic to vary
- Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal, Welterweight
- Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera, Bantamweight
- Michel Pereira vs. Khaos Williams, Welterweight
- Marlon Moraes vs. Rob Font, Bantamweight
- Gillian Robertson vs. Taila Santos, Ladies’s Flyweight
- Marcin Tybura vs. Greg Hardy, Heavyweight
- Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Morono, Welterweight
- Sijara Eubanks vs. Pannie Kianzad, Ladies’s Bantamweight
- Deron Winn vs. Antonio Arroyo, Catchweight
- Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jamie Pickett, Middleweight
- Rick Glenn vs. Carlton Minus, Light-weight
- Christos Giagos vs. Carlton Minus, Light-weight
- Karl Roberson vs. Dalcha Lungiambula, Middleweight
- Jimmy Flick vs. Cody Durden, Flyweight
UFC Battle Night time 183: What has been mentioned?
Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson: “Somewhat disenchanted I didn’t get who I wished to get.
“Clearly I used to be poking at Leon Edwards a bit bit on social media, however he gave the impression to be the one man on the time able to struggle, and he didn’t need the struggle, so though he received Khamzat [Chimaev], I received Geoff Neal.
“That’s OK. With a great win over Geoff Neal, they’ve received to offer me someone within the high 5.
“Sooner or later, you gotta put your foot down and say, ‘Hey, let’s go for one more title run, UFC,’ and I feel with a great win over Geoff Neal, that may very well be a chance.
“In fact I’m not trying previous Geoff Neal as a result of he’s tremendous powerful, and something can occur, but when I am going on the market and have a great win over Geoff Neal, I would like someone within the high 5.
“I’ve had many essential occasion championship rounds, headlining many occasions, so it’s one thing that I’m used to.
“Clearly I’m dealing with off towards a really powerful opponent in Geoff Neal, who’s very, very robust, received good boxing for certain, and he’s on a five-fight successful streak.
“ So I’m making ready for the very best Geoff Neal come December 19.”