Event: UFC 253: “Adesanya vs. Costa”
Date: Sat., Sept. 26, 2020
Location: Flash Forum on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Broadcast: ESPN2, ESPN+ PPV
UFC 253 PPV Main Event:
185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa
UFC 253 PPV Main Card on ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz
125 lbs.: Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval
135 lbs.: Ketlen Vieira vs. Sijara Eubanks
145 lbs.: Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
UFC 253 Prelims Card on ESPN2/ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Brad Riddell vs. Alex Da Silva
170 lbs.: Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Matthews
145 lbs.: Ludovit Klein vs. Shane Young
205 lbs.: Aleksa Camur vs. William Knight
UFC 253 Prelims Card on ESPN2/ESPN+ (7 p.m. ET):
265 lbs.: Juan Espino vs. Jeff Hughes
205 lbs.: Khadis Ibragimov vs. Danilo Marques
***Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to drastic change because of the various global quarantine restrictions.***
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