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UFC 269

UFC 269: Latest News, Fight Card, Where to Watch

After multiple canceled and rescheduled bouts, UFC 269 is finally here, with two highly anticipated title fights headlining this event. The pay-per-view event will take place at the T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, USA, on December 11, 2021.

Furthermore, UFC 269 will be the last PPV event of 2021.

UFC 269: Main Event

Charles Oliveira will make his first UFC lightweight title defense against the current no. 1 ranked contender, Dustin Poirier, in the main event. 

'Do Bronx,' who claimed the title by defeating Michael Chandler in his last bout, is riding on an amazing 9-fight win streak coming into this bout. 

Meanwhile, Poirier is riding on a 3-fight win streak after defeating Conor McGregor twice and Dan Hooker once since losing his last title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Oliveira will aim to prolong his win streak, while 'The Diamond' will aim to dethrone the champ.

UFC 269: Main Card

Weight Class Fighters
LightweightCharles Oliveira (C) vs. Dustin Poirier
Women's BantamweightAmanda Nunes (C) vs. Julianna Pena
WelterweightGeoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
FlyweightKai Kara France vs. Cody Garbrandt
BantamweightRaulian Paiva vs. Sean O'Malley

Fans can look up to another exciting title clash, as Amanda Nunes will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title against the #3 ranked contender Julianna Pena in the co-main event. The pair were first slated to lock their horns at UFC 265. However, this title bout got rescheduled for UFC 269 after Nunes tested positive for Covid-19. 

An intriguing bantamweight bout between rising prospect Sean O'Malley and the #15 ranked contender Raulian Paiva will kick off the main card. 

Furthermore, former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will make his flyweight debut against the #6 ranked contender Kai Kara France.

UFC 269: Preliminary Card

Weight Class Fighters
FeatherweightJosh Emmett vs. Dan Ige
BantamweightPedro Munhoz vs. Dominick Cruz
HeavyweightAugusto Sakai vs. Tai Tuivasa
MiddleweightJordan Wright vs. Bruno Silva

An exciting middleweight bout between two rising prospects, Jordan Wright and Bruno Silva, will be the first bout of the preliminary card. Meanwhile, a featherweight bout between Josh Emmett and Dan Ige will be the last.

Furthermore, Pedro Munhoz will clash against Dominick Cruz in another exciting bantamweight bout.

UFC 269: Early Preliminary Card

Weight Class Fighters
MiddleweightAndre Muniz vs. Eryk Anders
Women's FlyweightMiranda Maverick vs. Erin Blanchfield
FlyweightAlex Perez vs. Matt Schnell
FeatherweightRyan Hall vs. Darrick Minner
BantamweightRandy Costa vs. Tony Kelley
Women's FlyweightGillian Robertson vs. Priscila Cachoeira

A women's flyweight bout between Gillian Robertson and Priscila Cachoeira will commence UFC 269, as it will be the first bout of the early prelims.

Meanwhile, Andre Muniz's middleweight bout against Eryk Anders will be the last bout of the early prelims.

Tickets for UFC 269

As already mentioned above, UFC 269 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, USA. Viewers who wish to see the action live from the arena can buy tickets from the official UFC website. 

Where to watch UFC 269?

In the USA and Canada, viewers 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. Canadian viewers can also watch the preliminary card on TSN.

UK viewers can watch UFC 269 live on BT Sport 1 TV channel and BT Sport’s website and app for subscribers. Meanwhile, UFC 269 will air in India on Sony Ten 1/2 (English) and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi). Indian viewers can also watch the event live on the Sony LIV app or website with a premium subscription.

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 269?

In the United States and Canada, UFC 269 will take place on Saturday, December 11, 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 commence at 1 am BST on Sunday, December 12, 2021. UK viewers can expect the main card to begin around 3 am BST.

The preliminary card will kick off at 6:30 am IST on Sunday, December 12, 2021, in India. Indian viewers can expect the main card to begin around 8:30 am IST.

United StatesEarly Prelims: 6 pm ET,

Preliminary Card: 8 pm ET,

Main Card: 10 pm ET,

Saturday, 11 December 2021

United KingdomEarly Prelims: 11 pm BST (Sat, 11 December),

Preliminary Card: 1 am BST (Sun, 12 December),

Main Card: 3 am BST (Sun, 12 December)

CanadaEarly Prelims: 3 pm PT,

Preliminary Card: 5 pm PT,

Main Card: 7 pm PT,

Saturday, 11 December 2021

IndiaEarly Prelims: 4:30 am IST

Preliminary Card: 6:30 am IST

Main Card: 8:30 am IST

Sunday, 12 December 2021