UFC London main card: Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman and all fights tonight
In this weekend’s UFC 286 main event, Leon Edwards defends his welterweight title against Kamaru Usman in front of his home crowd.
Edwards dramatically knocked out Usman with a minute remaining in their rematch in August, seven years after suffering a point loss to the Nigerian Nightmare.
Jamaican-born Edwards became Britain’s second UFC champion with his stunning headkick knockout of Usman. Now he is making his first defense of the belt at the UFC’s first pay-per-view event in the UK since 2016.
The co-main event pits former lightweight title challenger Justin Gaethje against rising contender Rafael Fiziev. Here’s everything you need to know.
When is it?
UFC 286 takes place on Saturday March 18th at the O2 Arena in London.
Early prelims begin at 17:00 GMT (9:00am PT, 11:00am CT, 12:00pm ET), with prelims beginning at 19:00 GMT (11:00am PT, 1:00pm). CT, 2:00 p.m. ET). The main card is then scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. PT, 3:00 p.m. CT, 4:00 p.m. ET).
How can I view it?
The card will be broadcast live on BT Sport Box Office in the UK – priced at £19.95 – with the broadcaster’s app and website also streaming the fights.
In the US, ESPN+ will stream the action live, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.
Full ticket (subject to change)
Leon Edwards (C) vs Kamaru Usman 3 (Welterweight Title)
Justin Gaethje vs. Rafael Fiziev (Lightweight)
Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena (welterweight)
Jennifer Maia vs. Casey O’Neill (Women’s Flyweight)
Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze (middleweight)
Jack Shore vs. Makwan Amirkhani (Featherweight)
Chris Duncan vs. Omar Morales (Lightweight)
Sam Patterson vs. Yanal Ashmoz (Lightweight)
Muhammad Mokaev vs. Jafel Filho (Flyweight)
Lerone Murphy vs. Gabriel Santos (Featherweight)
Christian Leroy Duncan vs. Dusko Todorovic (middleweight)
Jake Hadley vs. Malcolm Gordon (Flyweight)
Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina (Women’s Flyweight)
Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein ends in a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
Defeated Veronica Hardy. Juliana Miller by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/ufc/ufc-286-main-card-edwards-usman-b2303507.html UFC London main card: Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman and all fights tonight