UFC 231: Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega takes place Saturday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 231 Countdown aired this past weekend. In case you missed it you can watch the full episode above.
Countdown previews the two title fights that are scheduled for the night. In the main event, featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) returns after a year-long layoff and he will meet Brian Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC). In the co-main event, the vacant women’s flyweight belt is on the line as former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) takes on ex-strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC).
From the official YouTube description:
Go inside the lives and training camps of four extraordinary athletes preparing for UFC 231. UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway defends his title against rising star Brian Ortega. Also, a battle for the vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship between former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship challenger Valentina Shevchenko.
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valentina Shevchenko
Alex Oliveira vs. Gunnar Nelson
Hakeem Dawodu vs. Kyle Bochniak
Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos
Preliminary Card #2
(FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Claudia Gadelha vs. Nina Ansaroff
Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Eye
Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns
Preliminary Card #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 6 p.m. ET)
Devin Clark vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Brad Katona vs. Matthew Lopez
Chad Laprise vs. Dhiego Lima
Jesse Ronson vs. Diego Ferreira