Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero for the world middleweight title takes place at UFC 248 in Las Vegas this weekend.
The 30-year-old ‘Final Stylebender’ would be the headline act on a stacked card which can even see Joanna Jedrzejczyk problem Zhang Weili for the Girls’s Strawweight title.
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Undefeated Adesanya will probably be seeking to declare his 19th straight UFC win on Saturday and heads into this battle having destroyed Robert Whittaker final October.
He takes on 42-year-old battle veteran Romero, who has misplaced three of his final 4 clashes together with a choice defeat to Whittaker in June 2018.
UFC 248: Date and time
The UFC essential occasion takes place on the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 7.
The early prelims start at 11.30pm UK time, with the prelims then beginning at 1am.
The primary card begins from 3am UK time on Sunday – that’s 7pm over in Vegas.
UFC 248: TV channel and dwell stream
UK battle followers can catch all the motion on BT Sport 2 on TV for subscribers.
The present will probably be dwell streamed or on BT Sport’s web site and app.
The early prelims (from 11.30pm) will probably be proven on UFC’s Battle Go for subscribers.
UFC 248: Full battle card
- Israel Adesanya (champion) vs Yoel Romero (UFC middleweight title)
- Zhang Weili (c) vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk (UFC girls’s strawweight title)
- Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose (light-weight)
- Neil Magny vs Li Jingliang (welterweight)
- Alex Oliveira vs Max Griffin (welterweight)
- Sean O’Malley vs Jose Alberto Quinonez (bantamweight)
- Mark Madsen vs Austin Hubbard (light-weight)
- Rodolfo Vieira vs Saparbek Safarov (middleweight)
- Gerald Meerschaert vs Deron Winn (middleweight)
- Emily Whitmire vs Polyana Viana (girls’s strawweight)
- Danaa Batgerel vs Guido cannetti (bantamweight)
UFC 248: What have they mentioned?
Israel Adesanya: “I’ve seen this man stop. That tells me what sort of particular person he’s.
“You see him cheat, grabbing the within of the gloves, grabbing the fence, they usually name these ‘veteran strikes’.
“I’ve performed in opposition to top-of-the-line and most artful veterans in Anderson Silva and all his fugazi and it didn’t work on me. I’m too clued onto it … I’ve seen it earlier than.”
Yoel Romero: “I’ve obtained to complete. I don’t need to go too loopy arduous, however I want to complete the battle.
“Me and my staff have the plan to knock him out. When he makes the infant mistake – increase.”