Former Welterweight kingpin, Kamaru Usman, will jet set to hostile territory to battle newly-minted division champion, Leon Edwards, in the ESPN+streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event of UFC 286, which will take place inside The O2 in London, England, on Sat., March 18, 2023. “The Nigerian Nightmare” will attempt to reclaim his 170-pound crown in a third -- and likely final -- “Rocky” showdown across the pond. Meanwhile, UFC 286's PPV co-headliner will feature a fantastic Lightweight showdown between top-ranked contenders -- and human highlight reels -- Justin Gaethje (No. 3) and Rafael Fiziev (No. 6), the winner of which will inch closer to a future 155-pound title shot. UFC 286's PPV show features the return of Gunnar Nelson, as well as Marvin Vettori, Casey O’Neill and more, too! We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 286 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from the United Kingdom right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed live PPV show concludes.
Injured? Ngannou Claims Usman ‘Didn’t Train’ For UFC 286
Kamaru Usman wasn’t at his best going into his Leon Edwards trilogy, according to Francis Ngannou.
Covington Threatens To Orphan Anik’s Children
Colby Covington is going after UFC announcer Jon Anik after the longtime play-by-play man supported welterweight contender Belal Muhammad.
Usman Tumbles Three Spots In Latest Rankings Update
Former UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman fell three places in the pound-for-pound rankings following his latest loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 286 in London.
Midnight Mania! Colby Cancels ‘Racist’ Belal Over ‘White’ Comment
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Thompson Vs Usman? ‘100 Percent’
Stephen Thompson remains 100-percent open to a welterweight fight against former division champion Kamaru Usman after "The Nigerian Nightmare" fell to Leon Edwards at UFC 286 last weekend in London.
Bizzy Bites Back After Commentary Critique
Michael Bisping responds to Justin Gaethje after "The Highlight" creamed "The Count" over his UFC 286 commentary in the Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman championship main event in London.
‘Italian Dream’ Could Become Brazilian Nightmare
Fresh off his UFC 286 victory over Roman Dolidze, middleweight contender Marvin Vettori wants to play backup for the Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya title fight at UFC 287 this April in Miami.
And New? Bookies Back ‘Chaos’ To Rout ‘Rocky’
UFC odds have Colby Covington as the early betting favorite to beat welterweight champion Leon Edwards after "Rocky" defeated Kamaru Usman at UFC 286.
What’s Next For ‘Nigerian Nightmare?’
UFC 286 results: It’s time to see what — and who — could be next for Kamaru Usman after losing to Leon Edwards for a second straight time this past weekend in London.
‘These Chickens, They Lie So Much’
Hear what Khamzat Chimaev had to say about Colby Covington’s recent comments at UFC 286 in London.
Masvidal Attack Just A Full Send Set Up?
"Chaos" suspects it was comedian and podcaster, Bob Menery, who sent "Gamebred" their location, resulting in the alleged assault outside a Miami Beach, Fla., steakhouse.
‘The Pain Was Crazy’
"The Punisher" may have won his London showdown, but he lost several ligaments in his knee after refusing to tap to a submission hold.
Edwards Calls For Masvidal Fight: ‘There’s A Storyline There’
"Rocky" wants to fight "Gamebred" if he gets past Gilbert Burns at UFC 287. UFC wants him to fight Colby Covington next. Who will he end up fighting?
Is ‘Rocky’ A ‘Dirty Fighter?’
There were at least 13 fouls during the Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman title fight at UFC 286, most of them committed against "The Nigerian Nightmare."
Sorry, Leon, But Covington Will Be Next
UFC 286 results: It’s time to see what could be next for all of the main card winners from yesterday’s (Sat., March 18, 2023) "Edwards vs. Usman 3" event in London, England.
‘I’ll See Him Again’
Even though Leon Edwards just sealed their trilogy series 2-1 with a win at UFC 286, Kamaru Usman believes they’ll meet in the cage again before he retires.
Colby Rips Khamzat For ‘Quitting’ 170: ‘I Was Begging To Fight’
A match between Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev was the biggest 170-pound scrap to never materialize. Now, "Chaos" has some choice words for "Borz," who’s left for Middleweight.
Jennifer Maia picked up a big win over hot prospect Casey O’Neill at UFC 286 last night in London, but taking her undefeated record sounded like a greasy process.
Everything That Happened At UFC 286 Last Night!
Your one-stop shop for all the action from the opening "Prelims" bell to the final moments of the main event of UFC 286 last night (Sat., March 18, 2023) inside The O2 in London, England.
UFC 286, The Morning After: ‘Rocky’ Rises To The Occasion
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More than just flubbing his words consistently, Michael Bisping is now coming under fire for how he called UFC 286’s main event trilogy between Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman in London last night.
The Shortest Straw Has Been Pulled!
Things won’t get any easier for top-ranked Welterweight contender, Belal Muhammad, who once again pulled the shortest 170-pound straw and will have to fight the fearsome Shavkat Rakhmonov next.
Biggest Winners, Loser From UFC 286
UFC 286 results: It’s time to see who were the biggest winners (and loser) from last night’s "Edwards vs. Usman 3"-led event in London, England.
Edwards Cans Covington’s Claim: ‘I’m The King, I Decide’
Leon Edwards ended his trilogy with Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 last night in London and now sets his sights on his next 170-pound title defense. And he’s not thrilled Dana White and Co. already hand-picked Colbly Covington.
UFC 286’s Gaethje Calls For Reluctant Rematch Next
With all the other top contenders booked or undesirable, Justin Gaethje likes the sound of a Dustin Poirier rematch after his big win last night at UFC 286 in London.
White Confirms Edwards Vs. Covington Is Next
UFC president Dana White is now targeting a welterweight title fight between current UFC champion Leon Edwards and Colby Covington.
Colby Who? Makhachev Demands ‘Champ Champ’ Fight At UFC 294
UFC 286 results: Islam Makhachev wants to leapfrog Colby Covington and get the next shot at the 170-pound title, which remains with Leon Edwards after "Rocky" defeated welterweight rival Kamaru Usman in the March 18 PPV main event at The O2 in London.
Bonuses! Gaethje Bags Another FOTN Award
Official UFC 286 post-fight bonus winners earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 18, 2023) live on ESPN+ PPV from inside The O2 in London, England.
Video! Covington Heckles Edwards From London Stands
Colby Covington reacts cageside to Leon Edwards’ main event trilogy win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 from London, England.
LIVE! Watch UFC 286 Post-Fight Presser Here
Watch UFC 286 post-fight press conference video live stream online (YouTube) from London, England, with Leon Edwards, Kamaru Usman, Justin Gaethje, Dana White and more!
‘Gotta Beat The Champ!’ - Twitter Reacts To Edwards Vs. Usman
Hear what fighters and fans had to say about Leon Edwards’ win over Kamaru Usman, which was much more competitive than the scorecards implied.
Did They Get It Right? Edwards Vs. Usman 3 Scorecard
Official UFC 286 scorecard: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3 earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 18, 2023) live on ESPN+ PPV from inside The O2 in London, England.