UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya Fight Card

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya Fight Card

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UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya Fight Card


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UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya
Mar 6, 2021
Las Vegas, Nevada


UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya Fight Card


Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings)

15,264 – UFC 245 only fight card ranked higher

UFC PPV cards range between 15,450-4,700 points, with an average card ranking 10,500


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(fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list)


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Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern)

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship:
Jan Blachowicz   (27-8, #2 ranked light heavyweight) vs Israel Adesanya   (20-0, #1 ranked light heavyweight)

UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship:
Amanda Nunes   (20-4, #1 ranked women’s feather/bantamweight) vs Megan Anderson   (11-4, #5 ranked women’s feather/bantamweight)

UFC Bantamweight Championship:
Petr Yan   (15-1, #1 ranked bantamweight) vs Aljamain Sterling   (19-3, #3 ranked bantamweight)

Islam Makhachev   (18-1, #7 ranked lightweight) vs Drew Dober   (23-9, 1 NC, #15 ranked lightweight)

Light Heavyweights:
Thiago Santos   (21-8, #9 ranked light heavyweight) vs Aleksandar Rakic   (13-2, #10 ranked light heavyweight)


Prelims (ESPN/ESPN+ – 8:00 pm Eastern)

Dominick Cruz   (22-3, #14 ranked bantamweight) vs Casey Kenney   (16-2-1, #13 ranked bantamweight)

Song Yadong   (16-4-1, 1 NC, #10 ranked bantamweight) vs Kyler Phillips  (8-1, #29 ranked bantamweight)

Joseph Benavidez   (28-7, #4 ranked flyweight) vs Askar Askarov   (12-0-1, #9 ranked flyweight)

Rogerio Bontorin  (16-2, 1 NC, #19 ranked flyweight) vs Kai Kara-France   (21-9, 1 NC, #18 ranked flyweight)

Women’s Strawweight:
Livia Renata Souza   (14-2 #23 ranked women’s strawweight) vs Amanda Lemos   (8-1-1, #15 ranked women’s strawweight)


Early Prelims (ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass – 6:00 pm Eastern)

Tim Elliott   (17-11-1, #12 ranked flyweight) vs Jordan Espinosa   (15-8, 1 NC, #21 ranked flyweight)

Light Heavyweights:
Kennedy Nzechukwu   (7-1, #34 ranked light heavyweight) vs Carlos Ulberg   (5-0)

Sean Brady   (13-0, #48 ranked welterweight) vs Jake Matthews   (17-4, #20 ranked welterweight)

Uros Medic   (6-0) vs Aalon Cruz   (8-3, #65 ranked lightweight)

Mario Bautista   (8-1, #27 ranked bantamweight) vs Trevin Jones   (12-6, 1 NC, #57 ranked bantamweight)


Betting Odds:

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