The middleweight title is on the road in the principle occasion of UFC 293 this weekend, as Israel Adesanya defends the belt in opposition to Sean Strickland.
Adesanya turned a two-time champion in April, knocking out Alex Pereira to take again the gold that he misplaced to his outdated rival in November.
The Nigerian-New Zealander was eyeing a battle with Dricus Du Plessis as the primary title defence of his second reign, however Du Plessis is recovering from an damage, opening the door for the controversial Strickland.
Ranked fifth, Strickland (27-5) enters Australia on a two-fight win streak, with many followers to see and listen to the American’s verbal exchanges with Adesanya (24-2) this week.
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When is UFC 293?
The occasion is ready to happen on Saturday 9 September, on the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.
The early prelims are as a result of start at 11.30pm BST (3.30pm PT, 5.30pm CT, 6.30pm ET), with the common prelims following at 1am BST on Sunday 10 September (5pm PT, 7pm CT, 8pm ET on Saturday).
The principal card is then scheduled for 3am BST on Sunday (7pm PT, 9pm CT, 10pm ET on Saturday).
How can I watch it?
The card will air dwell on TNT Sports within the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and web site additionally streaming the fights.
In the US, ESPN+ will stream the motion dwell, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.
If you’re travelling overseas and wish to watch the occasion, you would possibly want a VPN to unblock your streaming app. Our VPN round-up is right here to assist: Get nice offers on the very best VPNs out there.
Adesanya – 2/13
Strickland – 9/2
Full card (topic to alter)
Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland (middleweight title)
Tai Tuivasa vs Alexander Volkov (heavyweight)
Manel Kape vs Felipe dos Santos (flyweight)
Justin Tafa vs Austen Lane (heavyweight)
Tyson Pedro vs Anton Turkalj (light-heavyweight)
Carlos Ulberg vs Da Woon Jung (light-heavyweight)
Jack Jenkins vs Chepe Mariscal (featherweight)
Jamie Mullarkey vs John Makdessi (light-weight)
Nasrat Haqparast vs Landon Quinones (light-weight)
Mike Diamond vs Charlie Radtke (welterweight)
Shane Young vs Gabriel Miranda (featherweight)
Kevin Jousset vs Kiefer Crosbie (welterweight)