UFC 268: Latest News, Fight Card, Where to Watch
UFC 268 is around the corner, with two highly anticipated rematches headlining this exciting event. The PPV will take place at the Madison Square Garden in New York, USA, on Saturday, November 06, 2021. The fight card will feature two title bouts along with several other exciting match-ups.
UFC 268: Main Event
Current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will defend his title in a highly anticipated rematch against Colby Covington. The pair first clashed at UFC 245 in December 2019, where Usman emerged victorious via TKO in the fifth round.
Covington will aim to avenge his loss against 'The Nigerian Nightmare' to become the new UFC welterweight champion. However, Usman won't be a walk in the park for the 'Chaos.'
UFC 268: Main Card
|Kamaru Usman (C) vs. Colby Covington 2
|Rose Namajunas (C) vs. Zhang Weili 2
|Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler
|Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo
|Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera
Fans can look up to another title clash in the co-main event at UFC 268. Current UFC women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will defend her title in a rematch against Zhang Weili. The pair first clash at UFC 261 in April 2021, where Namajunas dethroned Weili by claiming a dominating head kick KO victory in the first round.
Another exciting bout to watch out for is the intriguing lightweight clash between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler. Both fighters will step inside the octagon after suffering a loss in a UFC lightweight title clash.
UFC 268: Preliminary Card
|Alex Pereira vs. Andreas Michailidis
|Al Iaquinta vs. Bobby Green
|Phil Hawes vs. Chris Curtis
|Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Nassourdine Imavov
|Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
The preliminary card is stacked with several rising prospects. A welterweight bout between Ian Garry and Jordan Williams will kick off the prelims. Meanwhile, a middleweight bout between Alex Pereira and Andreas Michailidis will headline the prelims.
Fans can also look up to Al Iaquinta's UFC comeback fight against rising prospect Bobby Green.
The only ranked contender in the preliminary card will be Edmen Shahbazyan, who holds the #11 position in the UFC middleweight rankings. Shahbazyan will clash against rising prospect Nassourdine Imavov.
UFC 268: Early Preliminary Card
|Gian Villante vs. Chris Barnette
|Aleksa Camur vs. John Allan
|Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. TJ Laramie
|CJ Vergara vs. Ode Osbourne
An exciting flyweight bout between CJ Vergara and Ode Osbourne will kick off UFC 268, as it will be the first bout of the early prelims.
Meanwhile, the journeyman Chris Barnett will aim to put on a show in his second UFC fight against Gian Villante.
Tickets for UFC 268
As already mentioned above, UFC 268 will take place at the Madison Square Garden in New York, USA. Viewers who wish to see the action live from the MSG Arena can purchase the tickets from the official UFC website.
Where to watch UFC 268?
Viewers from the USA and Canada can watch the event live on the ESPN TV channel and ESPN+. The ESPN+ subscription will cost $5.99 per month, and an annual subscription will cost $59.99.
If you are an existing subscriber, the PPV price for UFC 268 will be $69.99. However, new subscribers can purchase a bundle of UFC 268 PPV with one year of ESPN+ for $89.98. Canadian viewers can also watch the preliminary card on TSN.
UK viewers can get access to UFC 268 on BT Sport Box Office. The PPV price for the same is £19.95. Viewers from the UK can watch the event live on BT Sport's website and app. Meanwhile, UFC 268 will air in India on Sony LIV App or Sony Ten TV Channels. Indian viewers will require a premium subscription to watch UFC 268 live on Sony LIV App or website.
Viewers around the globe can watch the event live on the UFC Fight Pass website. The monthly subscription for the UFC Fight Pass is $9.99, and the annual subscription is $95.99.
Date and Timings for UFC 268?
In the United States and Canada, UFC 268 will take place on Saturday, November 06, 2021. The event will begin at 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT as the early prelims start at that time. Meanwhile, the prelims will begin at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, and the main card will begin somewhere around 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT.
In the United Kingdom, the preliminary card will start at 1 am BST on Sunday, November 07, 2021. UK viewers can expect the main card to begin around 3 am BST.
In India, the preliminary card will begin at 5:30 am IST on Sunday, November 07, 2021. Indian viewers can expect the main card to begin around 7:30 am IST.
|Early Prelims: 6 pm ET,
Preliminary Card: 8 pm ET,
Main Card: 10 pm ET,
Saturday, 06 November 2021
|Early Prelims: 11 pm BST (Sat, 06 November),
Preliminary Card: 1 am BST (Sun, 07 November),
Main Card: 3 am BST (Sun, 07 November)
|Early Prelims: 3 pm PT,
Preliminary Card: 5 pm PT,
Main Card: 7 pm PT,
Saturday, 06 November 2021
|Early Prelims: 3:30 am IST
Preliminary Card: 5:30 am IST
Main Card: 7:30 am IST
Sunday, 07 November 2021