UFC 253 is almost upon us as Israel Adesanya places his middleweight title on the road towards Paulo Costa in Abu Dhabi.
The world of MMA is heading again to the UAE following their vastly profitable Combat Island playing cards earlier this summer season.
Kamaru Usman beat Jorge Masvidal within the headline bout of UFC 251 in July as Dana White realised his dream of placing on high-level fights within the Center East.
The corporate are heading again to abandon and Adesanya will defend his UFC crown towards Costa in packed card subsequent weekend.
UFC followers are in for a deal with with Dominick Reyes vs Jan Blachowicz and Hakeem Dawodu vs Zubaira Tukhugov on the undercard.
Right here’s every little thing it’s worthwhile to learn about UFC 253…
UFC 253: Date and begin time
The principle occasion is scheduled to happen on Sunday, September 27 for UK followers and can be held behind closed doorways.
It’s being held on the Flash Discussion board in Abu Dhabi.
For the good thing about the US watching viewers, the preliminary card begins at 1am UK time with the principle card beginning round 3am.
Adesanya vs Costa anticipated to start out at 5am as the principle occasion for UFC 251 on Combat Island did.
UFC 253: TV and stay stream
BT Sport 1 will broadcast the occasion with full particulars of their protection to observe subsequent week.
The early prelims can be proven on UFC’s Combat Move for subscribers as regular.
Within the US, all prelim bouts can be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
The principle occasion on ESPN+ can be pay-per-view within the US.
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UFC 253: Combat card
- Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Paulo Costa, Middleweight
- Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz, Gentle Heavyweight
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov, Featherweight
- Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval, Flyweight
- Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Matthews, Welterweight
- Brad Riddell vs. Alex Da Silva, Light-weight
- Shane Younger vs. Nate Landwehr, Featherweight
- Casey Kenney vs. Heili Alateng, Bantamweight
- Aleksa Camur vs. William Knight, Gentle Heavyweight
- Juan Espino vs. Jeff Hughes, Heavyweight