UK begin occasions, combat playing cards, reside streams and the right way to observe the UFC 279 blockbuster in Las Vegas

UFC 279 is nearly upon us and the principle occasion might be headlined by Nate Diaz vs Khamzat Chimaev.

Southpaw star Diaz misplaced to Leon Edwards on his UFC return final summer time, however is now set to return to the Octagon once more.


UFC 279. Diaz will face Chimaev in

He’ll tackle unbeaten Swede Chimaev who noticed Gilbert Burns move by means of a unanimous determination at UFC 273 in April.

This needs to be an thrilling welterweight conflict and there might be a number of unique motion on the Las Vegas card.

Tony Ferguson will face Li Jingliang whereas gamers like Kevin Holland and Johnny Walker may even be within the highlight.

UFC 279: Date and the right way to observe

it is gonna be on the principle occasion Saturday, September 10 and is being held on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas.

Preliminary motion for UK followers will start at midnight and the principle card will start at 3am on Sunday.

Chimaev vs Diaz may be anticipated round 5 PM.

The motion might be proven reside on BT Sport 1 and their protection will start at 1 pm.

talkSPORT can have all of the build-up and suggestions for the occasion all through Combat Week.

To tune into talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the web site, click on right here for the reside stream, You can too hear by means of the talkSPORT app, on DAB Digital Radio, by means of your sensible speaker and at 1089 or 1053 AM.

Chimaev is undefeated in MMA so far


Chimaev is undefeated in MMA thus far

UFC 279: Combat Card

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predominant card

  • Foremost Occasion: Nate Diaz vs Khamzat Chimaev
  • Tony Ferguson vs Li Jingliang
  • Daniel Rodriguez vs Kevin Holland
  • Irene Aldana vs Maisie Chiasson
  • Johnnie Walker vs Ayan Kuselba
  • Shamil Abdurkhimov vs Zelton Almeida

preliminary card

  • Hakeem Dawoodo vs Julian Arosa
  • Jamie Pickett vs Dennis Tiuliulin
  • Jake Collier vs Chris Barnett
  • Norma Dumont vs Danielle Wolfe
  • Alateng Haley vs Chad Anheliger
  • Alice Reid vs Melissa Martinez

preliminary beginning card

  • Darien Weeks vs Yohan Lannes
  • Trey Ogden vs Daniel Zelhuber
  • Nicolas Motta vs Cameron Van Camp
  • Louis Kos vs Travin Giles

Edwards entered a clinch against Diaz last summer


Edwards entered a clinch in opposition to Diaz final summer time

UFC 279: What’s Mentioned?

Jingliang believes Diaz can discover a ‘miracle’ in opposition to Chimaev and declare victory at UFC 279.

He stated: “I am unable to provide you with any numbers in regards to the likelihood [Diaz will win], however everyone knows that primarily based on statistics and statistics, Khamzat is the favorite, Nate is the underdog. However I believe Khamjat by no means fought a five-round combat.

“One other massive X-factor Nate Diaz is Nate Diaz – if you happen to combat with Nate Diaz you do not know what occurs if the combat goes to the fifth spherical and the final minute and the final second.

“We actually want a miracle, a shock in battle, and I consider Nate Diaz is the one that can provide it to you.”

On his combat in opposition to Tony Ferguson, Jingliang stated: “I consider Tony is aware of what he’s doing now.

“He is been on this enterprise for a really very long time. I believe for each fighter, we simply combat for ourselves, for our households, so I do not assume we have to care about what others assume.” That is how this combat goes.

“Our job is to combat, and the matchmaker’s job is to match fighters that can shock followers, and your job as media is to inform everybody and see this combat.

“We’re not simply selling the combat, we wish to allow you to followers know that it is going to be a really thrilling combat, a really fascinating combat that you need to watch.”

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