UFC 253 Preview, Final Card, Predictions

The UFC returns with a new event this weekend with their UFC 253 show and we have a preview for it.

The UFC 253 pay-per-view event is set to take place on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi at the Flash Forum aka Fight Island.

The main card will air on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET and ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+, at 7 p.m. ET.

Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa in a middleweight title bout will headline the show. In the co-main event, Jan Blachowicz vs. Dominick Reyes in a light heavyweight bout will take place.

Rounding out the main card Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval is in a flyweight fight, Sijara Eubanks vs. Ketlen Vieira in a women’s bantamweight bout, and Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov in a featherweight bout. 

Card

Main Card (PPV, 10 p.m. ET)

Middleweight title bout: Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

Light heavyweight title bout: Jan Blachowicz vs. Dominick Reyes 

Flyweight bout: Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval

Women’s bantamweight bout: Sijara Eubanks vs. Ketlen Vieira

Featherweight bout: Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

Preliminary Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

Lightweight bout: Alex da Silva vs. Brad Riddell

Welterweight bout: Jake Matthews vs. Diego Sanchez

Featherweight bout: Ludovit Klein vs. Shane Young

Light heavyweight bout: Aleksa Camur vs. William Knight

Preliminary Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight bout: Juan Espino vs. Jeff Hughes

Light heavyweight bout: Khadis Ibragimov vs. Danilo Marques

UFC 253 Preview

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