One of many UFC’s hottest fighters will make their return at UFC 279 on Saturday, Sept. 10.
The UFC 279 combat card has been up to date. Nate Diaz will now combat Tony Ferguson in the primary occasion. Khamzat Chimaev will now combat Kevin Holland in a five-round co-main occasion.
Nate Diaz will step into the cage as a betting underdog for the ninth consecutive combat when he faces fast-rising Khamzat Chimaev in the primary occasion of UFC 279 in Las Vegas.
Chimaev, a standout welterweight, has regarded near-unstoppable for almost all of his UFC profession thus far. The 28-year-old managed 4 stoppage wins in his first 4 fights earlier than he took a major step up within the rankings to face Gilbert Burns in April. It was a grueling back-and-forth combat, however Chimaev managed to win by unanimous resolution after three rounds. The efficiency was sufficient to nab the #3 spot within the UFC welterweight rankings.
Diaz most lately misplaced to present champion Leon Edwards in June final yr and earlier than then, Jorge Masvidal in 2019. He was outclassed for almost all of the bout with Edwards however almost stole the present when he rocked Edwards with a straight left hand within the closing minute of the combat. Diaz might be up towards the percentages once more at UFC 279, however he’s definitely a fighter which you can by no means depend out.
The UFC 279 combat card can even see Tony Ferguson return to motion following his defeat to Michael Chandler in Could. It marked 4 straight defeats for “El Cucuy,” who had earlier than then managed an ultra-impressive 12-fight win streak within the light-weight division. For this combat, he’ll be shifting as much as welterweight to combat Li Jingliang in what ought to be a improbable and really aggressive conflict.
The UFC 279 PPV major card will begin at the usual time of 10:00 pm ET (7:00 pm PT). The one technique to watch each combat stay on Saturday evening is by buying the official UFC 279 PPV on the ESPN+ website.
Watch Diaz vs. Ferguson stay
- Date: Saturday, Sept. 10
- Time: PPV Major Card begins at 10 pm ET, Prelims begin at 6 pm ET
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Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev is the primary occasion of the UFC 279 PPV major card. Followers can order UFC 279 on the ESPN+ website to observe each major card combat stay, together with the Diaz vs. Chimaev. After ordering, followers can stream each UFC 279 combat to a most well-liked gadget, together with TVs, mobiles, computer systems, laptops, tablets, and extra.
Up to date UFC 279 combat card
Saturday, Sept. 10 – T-Cellular Enviornment, Las Vegas
Major Card – 10:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm PT solely on
- Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson
- Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland
- Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson
- Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba
Prelims – 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT on ESPN+
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa
- Jailton Almeida vs. Anton Turkalj
- Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett
- Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett
Early Prelims– 6:30 pm ET / 3:30 pm PT on ESPN+
- Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf
- Chad Anheliger vs. Alateng Heili
- Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed
- Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse