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Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your Embedded Vlog series for UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2. In episode 6, Champ Israel Adesanya enjoys the pre-fight mind-games. Leon Edwards rolls off the pounds; Brandon Moreno sweats them out. The athletes make weight Friday morning and face off for fans that afternoon.
The event will take place Saturday, June 12 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. All bouts will be streamed on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The early prelims begin at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The prelims will be distributed on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The UFC 263 main card will stream exclusively on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m.
Headlining the event will be middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-1) fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand, he looks to fend off No. 3 ranked contender Marvin Vettori (17-4-1) fighting out of Huntington Beach, Calif. by way of Mezzocorona, Italy. In the co-main event, flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1-1) fighting out of Condor Belem, Para, Brazil and No. 1 contender Brandon Moreno (18-5-2) fighting out of Tijuana, Mexico seek to settle the score following their thrilling majority draw in December.
UFC 263 Fight Card: Adesanya vs Vettori 2:
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori – for middleweight title
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno – for flyweight title
- Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards
- Demian Maia vs Belal Muhammad
- Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill
Preliminary Card #2 (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m.)
- Drew Dober vs Brad Riddell
- Eryk Anders vs Darren Stewart
- Joanne Calderwood vs Lauren Murphy
- Hakeem Dawodu vs Movsar Evloev
Preliminary Card #1 (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Alexis Davis vs Pannie Kianzad
- Terrance McKinney vs Matt Frevola
- Chase Hooper vs Steven Peterson
- Luigi Vendramini vs Fares Ziam
- Jake Collier vs Carlos Felipe
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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