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UFC 243: Whittaker/Adesanya

  • When: Saturday, October 5th at 10pm ET (main event)
  • Where: Marvel Stadium - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • TV & Live Stream: ESPN+
  • Main Event: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

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In the UFC Middleweight Championship, New Zealand born Australian, Robert Whittaker is the current middleweight champion and 11th-ranked pound for pound fighter and Ultimate Fighter: Smashes Welterweight Tournament Winner. His opponent is Nigerian-born, Israel Adesanya, who is the Interim lightweight champion and undefeated fighter at 17-0.

This will be Whittaker’s first fight since June 2018. Adesanya has fought 6 times in the last 14 months. His last win was at UFC 236 against Kelvin Gastelum. Whittaker hasn’t lost since moving up to Middleweight and is riding a 9 fight win streak since 2014.

Main Card

ESPN+ PPV 10pm ET
  • Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya - Middleweight title
  • Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker - Lightweight
  • Tai Tuivasa vs. Serghei Spivac - Heavyweight
  • Luke Jumeau vs. Dhiego Lima - Welterweight
  • Justin Tafa vs. Yorgan De Castro - Heavyweight

Preliminary Card

ESPN+ & ESPN2 8pm ET

-Jake Matthews vs. Rostam Akman - Welterweight

  • Callan Potter vs. Maki Pitolo - Welterweight
  • Megan Anderson vs. Zarah Fairn Dos Santos - Women’s featherweight
  • Brad Riddell vs. Jamie Mullarkey - Lightweight

Early Preliminary Card

ESPN+ 6:30pm ET
  • Khalid Taha vs. Bruno Gustavo Aparecido Da Silva - Bantamweight
  • Nadia Kassem vs. Ji Yeon Kim - Women’s flyweight

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