Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently held a special pre-fight press conference (watch it) for the upcoming UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” pay-per-view (PPV) event, going down on March 6, 2021, inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Taking center stage was Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, who collides with current 205-pound kingpin, Jan Blachowicz, in a Light Heavyweight title fight. “The Last Stylebender” hopes to become the promotion’s latest champ-champ, while Blachowicz is in search of his first-ever title defense.
Also getting some media love were co-headliners Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson, who will collide in a women’s Featherweight title fight, while Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling finally got the chance to come face-to-face ahead of their Bantamweight title bout.
Watch them staredown below:
"You can't hit what you can't see."— UFC (@ufc) March 4, 2021
@PetrYanUFC vs @FunkmasterMMA is IMPOSSIBLE to disappoint.
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For legacy! For gold!— UFC (@ufc) March 4, 2021
@Amanda_Leoa vs @MeganA_MMA
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Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 259 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.
To check out the latest and greatest UFC 259 news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the complete “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” fight card and PPV line up click here.