UFC 293 WEIGH-IN, PRESS CONFERENCE, MEDIA DAY, COUNTDOWN SHOW & BETTING ODDS

10 p.m. ET: ESPN+ PPV Main Event

8 p.m.: Prelims (ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+ & SiriusXM Fight Nation)

6:30 p.m.: Early Prelims (ESPN+ & SiriusXM Fight Nation)

UFC PPV action returns this weekend live from Sydney, Australia, with UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland. The event will be live from the Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on ESPN+ PPV (English and Spanish). The Prelims will be available on ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+ and SiriusXM Fight Nation at 8 p.m. Early Prelims will air on ESPN+ and SiriusXM Fight Nation starting at 6:30 p.m.

Main Event

  • UFC Middleweight ChampionIsrael Adesanya (24-2) makes the first title defense of his second reign when he faces veteran #5 Sean Strickland (27-5). Adesanya headlines his 10th straight UFC numbered event against his loudest verbal foe yet in Strickland who makes his sixth UFC main event appearance.

Co-Main Event

  • Heavyweight knockout artists collide as fan-favorite#6 Tai Tuivasa (15-5) and #7 Alexander Volkov (36-10) meet in the explosive co-main event between fighters with a combined 40 total finishes in 50 career wins (80% finish rate) with 28 of those in the 1st

Additional PPV Card Highlight:

  • Flyweight finisher #10 Manel Kape (18-6) brings his 16 stoppages in 18 career victories (89% finish rate) to a featured matchup against undefeated rising contender Felipe Dos Santos (7-0).MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
    • Champ Israel Adesanya (184.8) vs. Sean Strickland (184.9) – for middleweight title
    • Tai Tuivasa (265.6) vs. Alexander Volkov (262.95)
    • Felipe dos Santos (125.4) vs. Manel Kape (126)
    • Austen Lane (242.3) vs. Justin Tafa (265.2)
    • Tyson Pedro (205.45) vs. Anton Turkalj (205.35)

    PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

    • Da Woon Jung (205.3) vs. Carlos Ulberg (204.7)
    • Jack Jenkins (145.85) vs. Chepe Mariscal (145.85)
    • John Makdessi (155.1) vs. Jamie Mullarkey (155.35)
    • Nasrat Haqparast (155.85) vs. Landon Quinones (155.75)

    PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET)

    • Blood Diamond (170.25) vs. Charlie Radtke (170.3)
    • Gabriel Miranda (144.95) vs. Shane Young (149.75)*
    • Kiefer Crosbie (170.85) vs. Kevin Jousset (170.5)

    *Young weighed in 3.75 pounds over the featherweight limit; he forfeits 30% of his purse to Miranda

    Order on ESPN+

UFC 293 Average Betting Odds:

UFC 293 MEDIA DAY




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