clock menu more-arrow no yes

UFC 243

UFC 243 live stream results and complete coverage for Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya-led pay-per-view (PPV) event on ESPN+ from inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, airing stateside on Sat., Oct. 5, 2019. That's when "The Reaper" will defend his middleweight strap against "The Last Stylebender," who is the current interim 185-pound champion. Elsewhere on the card, lightweight striker "Ragin'" Al Iaquinta looks to keep himself in the division title chase against local standout Dan "The Hangman" Hooker. Get real-time UFC 243 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more right here on fight night and beyond.

Adesanya-Whittaker Rematch In The Works For January

Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2 in the works for the UFC PPV event in January 2022, according to Dana White, and the middleweight title will be on the line.

‘Salty’ Whittaker Shoots Down Costa Fight

With a child on the way and dreams of rematching Israel Adesanya, former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has no time for Paulo Costa.

Whittaker: Ailing Kids Just A ‘Crazy Rumor’

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker insists his kids are fine and that any talk of donating bone marrow is just a "crazy rumor."

The Best UFC/MMA Fights Of 2019 Are ...

Great fights come in all shapes, from technique-free slugfests to 25-minute chess matches, but there were five epic scraps that stood out from the rest in 2019.

Whittaker Calls Out Till For London Fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is looking to step back inside of the Octagon against newly-minted division contender Darren Till.

White: Adesanya Won’t Fight Costa, Too Soon For Jones

Paulo Costa is injured and Jon Jones is too high up on the ladder for Israel Adesanya, but UFC has other plans for the undefeated middleweight champion.

Bisping: ‘Last Stylebender’ Can Be Bigger Than McGregor

Former UFC champion Michael Bisping believes newly-crowned middleweight champion Israel Adesanya can become a bigger star than Conor McGregor.

UFC 243 ‘Thrill And Agony’ Video

UFC 243: "Thrill and Agony" video showcasing the joy and disappointment of such stars as Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya, Al Iaquinta and more at the Oct. 5 PPV event in Anaheim, California.

Iaquinta Bummed, Not Injured

Al Iaquinta is not injured following his UFC 243 loss to Dan Hooker and is expected to get back into the cage as soon as possible.

Whittaker Targets Early 2020 Return

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker plans to make his Octagon return in early 2020 following his knockout loss to Israel Adesanya.

Whittaker Exposed As The Poor Man’s Gastelum

Robert Whittaker tried to imitate Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 243 but did not have the skills to pull it off and as a result, got knocked out by Israel Adesanya.

New Rankings! Adesanya Rockets Up P4P Chart

Latest UFC rankings update in the wake of UFC 243: "Whittaker vs. Adesanya" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Oct. 5, 2016) on ESPN+ from inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Iaquinta Facing Six-Month Medical Suspension

UFC 243 injuries, medical suspensions for the "Whittaker vs. Adesanya" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Oct. 5, 2016) on ESPN+ from inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Adesanya: Jones Jealous I'm New Face Of UFC

Israel Adesanya has dubbed himself the new face of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after knocking out Robert Whittaker at UFC 243. He also advised Jon Jones to "keep his nuts out of his mouth," and warned him that his time will come.

Masvidal: UFC Protected Adesanya From Romero

Jorge Masvidal claims top middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, ruined the career of Robert Whittaker and was purposely kept away from "protected" Israel Adesanya.

Adesanya Opens As Betting Favorite Over Costa ... But Not By Much

Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa betting line is closer than you think for their upcoming middleweight title fight, expected to take place in early 2020.

Lima To Appeal Jumeau Win At UFC 243

Dhiego Lima plans to file an appeal for his UFC 243 win over Luke Jumeau in Melbourne, insisting his split decision victory should have been unanimous.

What’s Next For Robert Whittaker?

Looking at what’s next for Robert Whittaker after losing his middleweight title to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 last weekend in Melbourne, Australia.

That’s A Wrap!

UFC 243 results, recap, and link wrap up for the "Whittaker vs. Adesanya" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Oct. 5, 2016) on ESPN+ inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Reebok Dished Out Champ Cash Twice For UFC 243

The champion and interim champion made a lot of Reebok bucks at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. The rest of the card were lucky if they hit five grand.

Matches To Make After UFC 243

UFC 243 results: It’s time to see what could be on the horizon for all of the main card winners from last night’s (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) event in Melbourne.

Adesanya: Only ‘Dumb Casuals’ Think Costa Can Beat Me

Following his big UFC 243 win, new champ Adesanya is looking to prove a point against the bigger, stronger Costa.

Poirier Turns Down Hooker: ‘I’m Fighting The Irishman Next’

Dan Hooker is unimpressed with Dustin Poirier’s response to his callout at UFC 243.

Cormier: Adesanya’s Striking Would Give Jones Trouble

While a fight between the light heavyweight champ and new middleweight champ is probably years away, former Jones opponent Daniel Cormier has thoughts on how it would go.

Adesanya Forced The UFC To Let Him Dance At UFC 243

Here’s what Adesanya had to say about his walkout dance routine at UFC 243 that set the Marvel Stadium crowd on fire.

UFC 243, The Morning After: Whittaker’s Worst-Case Scenario

Here’s what you may have missed from last night!

Whittaker On Adesanya: ‘I Can Beat Him’

Robert Whittaker may be down but he’s not out. In fact, he’s confident he’d come out on top in a rematch with new champ Israel Adesanya.

Creepy Costa Wants To Murder Adesanya

Israel Adesanya called out Paulo Costa after his big win over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 last night in Melbourne, and "The Eraser" morbidly accepted.

Highlights! De Castro Stops Tafa With One Punch At UFC 243

Watch UFC 243 full fight video highlights: Yorgan De Castro vs. Justin Tafa last night (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) from Melbourne, Australia, featuring the brutal first-round knockout finish by De Castro.

What Happened At UFC 243 Last Night?!?!?!?!?!

UFC 243 results: "Whittaker vs. Adesanya" brought the world’s premier MMA organization to Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, last night (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019). Let’s break down the most important results and best techniques!

UFC 243’s Biggest Winners, Losers

UFC 243 results: Let’s take a look at the biggest winners — and losers — from last night’s (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) historic pay-per-view (PPV) event in Melbourne.

UFC 243 Bonuses! Adesanya Banks $50K For KO Finish

Official UFC 243 bonus winners last night (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) from Melbourne, Australia, including Israel Adesanya’s second-round knockout finish over Robert Whittaker.

Fanshots

Most Recent