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UFC 266 cold open video: ‘A legend returns’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today released the cold open for the upcoming UFC 266: “Volkanovski vs. Ortega” pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for this Sat. night (Sept. 25, 2021) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by the featherweight title fight between Alexander Volkanovski (c) and Brian Ortega.

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OCTAGON RETURNS TO THE GREAT WHITE NORTH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Canada for the first time in almost four years when it hosts UFC 289 inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sat., June 10, 2023. In UFC 289’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event, women’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, will lock horns with No. 5-ranked 135-pound contender, Irene Aldana, while former Lightweight kingpin and current No. 1-seeded contender, Charles Oliveira, battles No. 4-ranked Beneil Dariush in the co-feature with 155-pound title implications on the line.

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In the women’s flyweight championship co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko looks to continue her winning ways opposite “Lucky” 125-pound contender Lauren Murphy. In addition, welterweight “legend” Nick Diaz makes his Octagon return in a middleweight rematch opposite longtime rival “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler.

Actor Ron Perlman is here to tell you all about it in the “cold open” video above. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 266 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ESPNN and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 266: “Volkanovski vs. Ortega” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the entire UFC 266 fight card and PPV line up click here.

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