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UFC 263

For the first time in more than two years, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Arizona on Sat., June 12, 2021, welcoming fans back at full capacity inside Gila River Arena in Glendale. UFC 263 features a pair of highly-anticipated championship rematches, with Middleweight kingpin, Israel Adesanya, looking to once again fend off No. 3-ranked contender Marvin Vettori in the ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event of the evening. In the co-headliner, Flyweight roost-ruler, Deiveson Figueiredo, and No. 1-seeded Brandon Moreno will run back their thrilling five-round instant classic that ended via majority draw in Dec. 2020. Last, and certainly not least, No. 3-ranked Welterweight Leon Edwards welcomes back fan-favorite Nate Diaz in the promotion's first-ever non-main event, five-round fight. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 263 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "The Grand Canyon State" right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed PPV live show concludes.

Watch The Best Nate Diaz Trash Talk Highlights

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Felder Takes Over For Cormier At UFC 263

Paul Felder will replace Daniel Cormier on commentary for the UFC 263 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat. night (June 12, 2021) inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

Report: Figgy-Baby 4 Headed To UFC 283 In Brazil

Report: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 targeted for UFC 283 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Jan. 21, 2023 inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Edwards Got Bored (Then Rocked)

Leon Edwards explains why he got rocked by Nate Diaz in their UFC 263 welterweight showdown, insisting it was his boredom and not Nate’s skill that led to the near-finish.

Happy 420! Diaz Bros. Get Special NFT Moment

Nick and Nate Diaz NFT drop TODAY (4/20) for UFC Strike, featuring "The 209" pack with one Limited Edition moment and two Series 1 Contender moments.

Figueiredo Slams Moreno For Avoiding Trilogy

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes Brandon Moreno is a coward for avoiding their 125-pound trilogy.

Photo: Deiveson Figueiredo Statue DOESN’T Look Like Obama

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo has his own statue and it definitely looks more like him than Georges St-Pierre’s statue of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Figueiredo Calls For Moreno ‘Trilogy Fight’

Figgy is not done with "Assassin Baby" after losing his UFC Flyweight title at UFC 263.

GSP Trainer: Nate Diaz Wins ‘99%’ Of No Time Limit Fights

Nate Diaz fans hang their hat on his final flurry against Leon Edwards at UFC 263, and Georges St-Pierre’s coach, Firas Zahabi, thinks they have a point.

Moreno Returns To Hero’s Welcome

Video: Newly-crowned UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno gets a hero’s welcome from his Entram Gym family after winning the title at UFC 263.

Whittaker: Adesanya Was ‘Average’ At UFC 263, ‘Not A God’

Robert Whittaker says UFC 263 looked very much human when fighting Marvin Vettori at UFC 263.

UFC 263 Payouts: Diaz Earns $250K, Izzy Doubles It

Nate Diaz, Israel Adesanya, Marvin Vettori and Leon Edwards all earned six figures at UFC 263.

Adesanya Leads UFC 263 To 600k PPV Buys

UFC 263 PPV buys top out at approximately 600,000 which is a respectable number but down from "The Last Stylebender’s" previous two title defenses.

UFC 263 Sells Over 500K PPV Buys

Early numbers show UFC 263 ‘Adesanya Vs. Vettori 2’ bring in over 500,000 PPV buys in the United States only.

Video! Craig Receives Black Belt In Front Of Hill

Watch Paul Craig receive his BJJ black belt after dislocating Jamahal Hill’s arm last weekend at UFC 263.

UFC 263 Fight Motion! Adesanya Dismantles Vettori In Super Slow-Mo

Appreciate all the violence from UFC 263 with this official video from the UFC sharing footage from a special super slow motion camera.

Masvidal: Edwards Isn’t A Real Fighter

Jorge Masvidal had a mixed reaction to Leon Edwards’ performance and win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263, saying that while "Rocky" does have some skills, he lacks in a certain area that prevents him from being a real fighter.

Bisping: Edwards Vs. Masvidal ‘Needs To Be Next’

Michael Bisping says Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal is the only fight to make following Edwards’ unanimous decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263.

Moreno Facing Six-Month Suspension

UFC 263 injuries and medical suspensions for the "Adesanya vs. Vettori 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., June 12, 2021) in Glendale, Arizona.

TUF 29: Adesanya Passed On Till To Preserve Dignity

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya rejected a coaching slot on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 29 opposite 185-pound rival Darren Till to preserve his dignity.

New Rankings! Vettori Slips To No. 4, Moreno Cracks P4P List

Latest UFC rankings update following the UFC 263 pay-per-view (PPV) event on June 12 in Glendale with big moves from Marvin Vettori and Brandon Moreno.

MacDonald Reflects On ‘Amazing’ Fights Vs. UFC 263’s Diaz, Maia

Ahead of PFL 5, Rory MacDonald reflects on his cherished MMA fights vs. Nate Diaz and Demian Maia in the aftermath of UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2.

Leon Edwards Vs Jorge Masvidal?!?

Bookies have released betting odds on Leon Edwards next opponent, with longtime nemesis Jorge Masvidal and UFC champion Kamaru Usman leading the pack.

Costa Responds To ‘Moron’ Vettori

Paulo Costa responds to Marvin Vettori callout after "The Italian Dream" came up short against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 in Glendale back on June 12.

Edwards Reveals Expletive-Laden Advice Diaz Gave Him After UFC 263

Diaz gave Edwards advice he won’t soon forget after their five-round showdown at UFC 263, which took place this past weekend (Sat., June 12, 2021) inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

Maia Wants ‘Last Dance’ With Nate Diaz

Demian Maia is ready to call it a career, and he hopes fellow UFC 263 alum Nate Diaz will oblige him in one last MMA fight.

Figueiredo Blames Weight Cut For Moreno Loss

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo blames weight cut for his Brandon Moreno loss at UFC 263 last Sat. night (June 12, 2021) in Glendale, Arizona.

Moreno Scores Championship Mural

Brandon Moreno scores championship mural to commemorate his UFC 263 title win over Deiveson Figueiredo on June 12 in Glendale.

What’s Next For Nate Diaz?

UFC 263 results: It’s time to see what could be next for Nate Diaz after coming up short against Leon Edwards his second straight loss.

Jamahal Hill Releases Statement On Horrific Armbar Injury At UFC 263

Despite the involvement of an "Arizona Mazzagatti," Hill’s arm was not broken during an intense armbar submission delivered by Paul Craig.

Matches To Make After UFC 263

UFC 263 results: It’s time to see what could be next for all of the main card winners from last night’s "Adesanya vs Vettori 2" event in Glendale, Arizona.

Leon Edwards Calls For A Welterweight Title Shot: ‘Who Else F—king Deserves It?’

Getting angry isn’t really Leon Edwards’ style, but you can tell it’s starting to bother him that he’s still being overlooked for the next title shot at 170 pounds after his 9th win in a row.


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