UFC 259 is just around the corner and the main card is absolutely stacked! It features three title fights including Israel Adesanya’s much-awaited light-heavyweight debut against the light-heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (main event). The co-main event features ‘The Lioness’ Amanda Nunes defending her title against Megan Anderson. The other title bout will be the first bantamweight title defense for Petr Yan, who takes on Aljamain Sterling.
Apart from this, the preliminary card features exciting matchups, as well, featuring notable fighters like Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez.
What’s on the UFC 259 fight card?
- Jan Blachowicz (c) vs. Israel Adesanya – for the light heavyweight title
- Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Megan Anderson – for the women’s featherweight title
- Petr Yan (c) vs. Aljamain Sterling – for the bantamweight title
- Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev
- Aleksandar Rakic vs. Thiago Santos
- Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
- Kyler Phillips vs. Song Yadong
- Askar Askarov vs. Joseph Benavidez
- Amanda Lemos vs. Livinha Souza
- Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
- Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg
- Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
- Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France
- Aalon Cruz vs. Uros Medic
- Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones
Start Time of UFC 259
UFC 259 is going to be held at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The early-prelims begin at 4.30 am IST (March 7) and 6 pm ET (March 6). The prelims begin at 6.30 am IST (March 7) and 6 pm ET (March 6). The main card kicks off at 8.30 am IST and 10 pm ET.
How to watch UFC 259?
Fight fans all over the world can watch the fights by purchasing the UFC Fight Pass. For viewers in India, Sony Ten 2 and Ten 3 will be the official broadcasters, with Sony Liv app providing online streaming. Viewers in US can watch it live on ESPN+.