After a failed try and turn out to be a two-division champion, Israel Adesanya returns to middleweight to defend his middleweight championship in opposition to a well-known foe in Marvin Vettori at UFC 263.
Adesanya is one battle faraway from dropping a unanimous choice to UFC mild heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 however has but to style defeat within the middleweight division. He’ll look to show again the problem of Vettori, who believes he deserved to win their first assembly over three years in the past.
Adesanya defeated Vettori by a slender break up choice and would go on to dominate the division whereas changing into champion in 2019. As for Vettori, he hasn’t misplaced for the reason that choice to Adesanya and has put collectively a powerful five-fight profitable streak that has seen him dominate the opposition.
It will be a traditional matchup of striker vs. wrestler between these two and the stakes can be a lot increased within the rematch.
The co-main occasion can be one other rematch as Deiveson Figueiredo defends his flyweight title in opposition to Brandon Moreno after the 2 battled to a high-action majority draw again in December. The cardboard can even function the return of Nate Diaz as he squares off in opposition to Leon Edwards in a five-round battle that might have big implications on the title image.
Right here is all the pieces you must learn about UFC 263.
When is UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori?
- Date: Saturday, June 12
- Time: 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
- Predominant card (PPV): 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
- Predominant occasion: 12:15 a.m. ET / 9:15 p.m. PT
UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori takes place on Saturday with the early prelims kicking the occasion off at 6 p.m. ET, earlier than the pay-per-view foremost card begins at 10 p.m. ET. Adesanya and Vettori ought to enter the Octagon round 12:15 a.m. ET, relying on the size of the undercard bouts.
Methods to watch UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori
- TV channels/stay stream: ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+
The principle card for UFC 263 is out there within the U.S. on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service for a pay-per-view price. That portion of the occasion begins at 10 p.m.
Earlier fights, nevertheless, are viewable stay on ESPN, the WatchESPN app and, for the early prelims, on UFC Combat Go.
In Canada, the primary card pay-per-view is out there on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Combat Go.
How a lot does UFC 263 price?
- $69.99 (present ESPN+ subscribers)
- $89.98 (new subscribers)
Within the U.S., the UFC 263 foremost card is out there through pay-per-view on ESPN+, which additionally requires a subscription. The PPV worth for UFC 262 is $69.99 for present subscribers. New subscribers will pay a bundle worth of $89.99 for the UFC 263 pay-per-view and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which provides a financial savings of over 30 p.c.
The place is UFC 263?
UFC 263 will happen on the Gila River Area in Glendale, Ariz., in entrance of a stay crowd.
Adesanya vs. Vettori odds for UFC 263
- Charles Oliveira: -290
- Michael Chandler: +225
Based on FanDuel Sportsbook, Adesanya is the favourite at -290 with Vettori sitting at +225. With these odds, one would want to wager $290 on Adesanya to realize a $100 revenue. A $100 wager on Vettori would yield a $225 return.
Israel Adesanya file and bio
- Born: July 22, 1989
- Top: 6-4
- Attain: 80 inches
- Whole fights: 21
- Report: 20-1
Marvin Vettori file and bio
- Born: Sept. 20, 1993
- Top: 6-0
- Attain: 74 inches
- Whole fights: 22
- Report: 17-4-1
UFC 263 battle card
- Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Marvin Vettori for Adesanya’s Middleweight title
- Deiveson Figueiredo (c) vs. Brandon Moreno for Figueiredo’s Flyweight title
- Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz; Welterweight
- Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad; Welterweight
- Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill; Mild Heavyweight
- Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell; Light-weight
- Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart; Mild Heavyweight
- Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood; Girls’s Flyweight
- Movsar Evloev vs. Hakeem Dawodu; Featherweight
Combat Go Prelims
- Pannie Kianzad vs. Alexis Davis; Girls’s Bantamweight
- Frank Camacho vs. Matt Frevola; Light-weight
- Chase Hooper vs. Steven Peterson; Featherweight
- Fares Ziam vs. Luigi Vendramini; Light-weight
- Carlos Felipe vs. Jake Collier; Heavyweight