The highly anticipated UFC 286 event is set to take place on March 18, 2023, at the O2 Arena in London, featuring a thrilling lineup of fights featuring some of the best fighters in the world. The main event of the night will be a welterweight title fight between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman, who will be facing off for the third time.
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3
Date: March 18, 2023
Time: Main Card (PPV) - 11:00 PM (US Eastern Time), 3:00 AM (UK Time)
Venue: O2 Arena (ENG), London
Main Card (PPV)
|Welterweight Title Fight
||Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
||Edwards (+200) / Usman (-240)
||Justin Gaethje vs. Rafael Fiziev
||Gaethje (+200) / Fiziev (-240)
|Women's Flyweight Bout
||Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina
||Wood (-165) / Carolina (+140)
||Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze
||Vettori (-270) / Dolidze (+220)
||Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena
||Nelson (-340) / Barberena (+270)
Both fighters have impressive records, with Edwards boasting a 20-3-0 record and Usman with a 20-2-0 record. The two have fought twice before, with Usman winning the first fight and Edwards taking the second. The third fight promises to be a highly competitive and exciting matchup.
The co-main event
Justin Gaethje will take on Rafael Fiziev in a lightweight bout. Gaethje, with a 23-4-0 record, is known for his impressive striking skills, while Fiziev, with a 12-1-0 record, is a rising star in the lightweight division.
Other exciting matchups on the main card include Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina in a women's flyweight bout, Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze in a middleweight bout, and Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena in a welterweight bout.
In addition to the main card and prelims, the early prelims will feature several exciting matchups, including Muhammad Mokaev vs. Jafel Filho in a bantamweight bout, Dusko Todorovic vs. Christian Duncan in a middleweight bout, and Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein in a lightweight bout.