One of the most stacked combat sports events of 2021, the UFC 259 is all set to take place this weekend. The marquee MMA event will open with three amazing title fights at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a massively stacked fight card, the event will be one of the most significant pay-per-views (PPV) in UFC history.
The main event will feature Light Heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz defending his title against Middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya. He will be eyeing to become the fifth simultaneous two-division champion.
The UFC 259 will also have women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defend her title against Megan Anderson. In the third encounter, Petr Yan will defend his Bantamweight belt against challenger Aljamain Sterling.
Additionally, several other exciting fights are scheduled to take place along the main event with another Light Heavyweight title bout between number two contender Thiago Santos and fourth ranked Aleksandar Rakic. And last but not the least, a Lightweight fight between 14th ranked Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober.
Here’s the UFC 259 main card:
|Weight Class||Opponent 1||Opponent 2|
|Light Heavyweight||Jan Blachowicz||Israel Adesanya|
|Women’s Featherweight||Amanda Nunes||Megan Anderson|
|Bantamweight||Petr Yan||Aljamain Sterling|
|Lightweight||Islam Makhachev||Drew Dober|
|Light Heavyweight||Thiago Santos||Aleksandar Rakic|
When will the UFC 259 matches start?
The event is scheduled to start on Sunday, March 7.
Where is UFC 259 taking place?
It will be taking place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
What time does the main card begin?
The event’s main card fights will begin at 8:30 am IST.
Which TV channel will telecast UFC 259 live in India?
MMA enthusiasts can watch the live action on Sony TEN 2 (English) and Sony TEN 3 (Hindi) in India.
Where will UFC 259 be streamed live online?
Sony’s digital platform Sony LIV will provide live streaming online for the event.