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.
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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