Edwards vs Usman 3 Headlines First UK-Based UFC PPV Since October 2016
Leon Edwards (20-3) returns to home turf to make the first defence of his UFC welterweight title in the trilogy edition of his historic rivalry with Kamaru Usman (20-2).
Edwards and Usman first collided in Dec 2015 when the 35-year-old Nigerian scored a unanimous decision win. The pair rematched last time out at UFC 278 where Edwards scored revenge, knocking out Usman in the fifth round with a head kick.
Its 1-1 and now the pair meet for the third time at UFC 286 this Saturday, March 18 at what will be a sold-out 18,000 crowd at London’s O2 arena live on pay-per-view.
Edwards vs Usman 3 UK Time, TV Channel, PPV Information
For UK viewers, the UFC 286 main card is expected to begin at 9 pm GMT on BT Sport Box Office for £19.95. The prelims will be available from 7 pm GMT on BT Sport 1 with the early prelims starting at 5 pm GMT on BT Sport’s digital platforms.
For fans stateside, the main card is will commence at 5 pm ET on ESPN Plus PPV for $79.99. You must have an ESPN + subscription to buy the PPV. The prelims will be available from 3 pm ET on ESPN2/ ESPN+ with the early prelims starting at 1 pm ET on UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 286 Fight Card
Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman – UFC Welterweight Title
Justin Gaethje vs. Rafael Fiziev
Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena
Jennifer Maia vs. Casey O’Neill
Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze
Jack Shore vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Chris Duncan vs. Omar Morales
Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz
Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Filho
Lerone Murphy vs. Gabriel Santos
Christian Leroy Duncan vs Dusko Todorovic
Jake Hadley vs. Malcolm Gordon
Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina
Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein
Juliana Miller vs Veronica Macedo