One of the biggest fight cards of the year will unfold later this evening (Sat., Mar. 6, 2021) live on ESPN+ PPV from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as UFC 259 sets sail with a record-breaking 15 fights and three massive title bouts.
Leading the way will be a light heavyweight clash between current UFC champion Jan Blachowicz and undefeated middleweight king Israel Adesanya. Before that, double champ Amanda Nunes will defend her women’s featherweight strap against Megan Anderson, while Petr Yan puts his UFC bantamweight crown on the line for the first time against top contender Aljamain Sterling.
The stacked PPV main card and “Prelims” portion of the event will also feature notable fighters such as Dominick Cruz, Thiago Santos, Joseph Benavidez, Islam Makhachev, Aleksandar Rakic, Drew Dober, and Sean Brady. Pretty incredible to say the least.
Take a look below at UFC 259’s complete fight card line up and start times:
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV)
10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT
Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya
Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic
‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN/ESPN+)
8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT
Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
Song Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips
Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France
Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard (Fight Pass/ESPN+)
5:15 p.m. ET / 2:15 p.m. PT
Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg
Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
Livia Renata Souza vs. Amanda Lemos
Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz
Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones
- UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” PPV main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
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- UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN+ as well.
- UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN. Check your local providers or click for instant access to ESPN.
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