The glittering UFC 259 card is developing this weekend as Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya headlines an enormous evening of champion MMA motion.
The primary occasion guarantees to be one of many largest lately with three world titles on the road.
The highest combat will see Blachowicz defend his mild heavyweight crown in opposition to present middleweight champion Adesanya as he makes the leap up in school.
In the meantime, Amanda Nunes will put her featherweight gold on the road in opposition to Megan Anderson and bantamweight champion Petr Yan will face Aljamain Sterling.
Right here’s every little thing you want to learn about UFC 259…
UFC 259: Date and begin time
The primary occasion is scheduled to happen within the early hours of Sunday, March 7 for UK followers.
It’s being held on the UFC APEX Heart in Las Vegas.
UK followers can anticipate the headline combat between Blachowicz and Adesanya to get beneath means at round 6am.
UFC 259: TV and stay stream
UFC 259 is not going to be a pay-pre-view occasion within the UK and can as a substitute be proven on BT Sport 2 with protection beginning at midnight. Their major present will start at 3am.
It is going to be stay streamed on BT Sport’s web site and app for subscribers.
EE cellular prospects will be capable to get a FREE three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150. You’ll be able to then cancel the trial at any time.
The early prelims might be proven on UFC’s Struggle Go and within the US, all prelim bouts might be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
UFC 259: Struggle card
Topic to alter
- MAIN EVENT: Jan Blachowicz (c) vs. Israel Adesanya, Gentle Heavyweight
- Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Megan Anderson, Ladies’s Featherweight
- Petr Yan (c) vs. Aljamain Sterling, Bantamweight
- Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober, Light-weight
- Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic, Gentle Heavyweight
- Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney, Bantamweight
- Track Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips, Bantamweight
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov, Flyweight
- Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France, Flyweight
- Livia Renata Souza vs. Amanda Lemos, Ladies’s Strawweight
- Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa, Flyweight
- Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg, Gentle Heavyweight
- Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews, Welterweight
- Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz, Light-weight
- Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones, Bantamweight
UFC 259: What has been mentioned?
Jan Blachowicz: “I see KO within the second spherical. Left excessive kick on his head. That is what I see, sure.
“I’m all the time the underdog and I all the time win the combat. It’s very nice. I’m completely happy. I might be the underdog each time.
“Possibly after this combat once I win this combat – I consider I’ll win this combat – perhaps after this combat individuals will begin believing in me, respect me and that’s it.
“However anyhow, I don’t care about this.
“A joke, after I beat [Luke] Rockhold, I used to be additionally an underdog there and one man after the combat got here to me and mentioned ‘thanks my pal, as a result of because of you I’m a wealthy man proper now’ and I mentioned what occurred?
“He mentioned because of me he received $50,000. So it’s good to listen to one thing like that after that.
“Possibly proper after this combat, somebody will win large cash additionally.”