In a historic turn of events, UFC 279 is now set to feature fan favorites Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson upon his return to the welterweight division in the main event. The co-main event will now be contested as a five-round catchweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Kevin Holland. Welterweight Li Jingliang and Daniel Rodriguez will also face off in a catchweight on the main card, all in the T-Mobile Arena and available on Pay-Per-View.
UFC 279: DIAZ vs. FERGUSON takes place at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, September 10, with the main card at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on ESPN + PPV. The preliminaries will be seen on ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT with the night’s action starting at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT with Early Prelims on ESPN+ (English and Spanish) and UFC Battle Pass.
Main and co-main event scheduled for five rounds. All other bouts scheduled for three rounds. | Results, highlights and more