Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your UFC 273: Volkanovski vs The Korean Zombie Embedded Vlog Episode #5 and you can watch the latest episode in the video above. In this episode, Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns face-off early. Mackenzie Dern and champ Alexander Volkanovski stay sharp in their training rooms. Fans brave the rain to see the press conference, where Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan get heated. UFC 273 is Saturday, April 9.
This event will take place Saturday, April 9 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. All bouts will be simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT with the ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass prelims. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, followed by the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card that will kick off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
In the main event, #2 ranked men’s pound-for-pound fighter Alexander Volkanovski (23-1) fighting out of Windang, NSW, Australia is coming off a thrilling title defense against Brian Ortega in a Fight of the Year contender. He will face perennial fan favorite The Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung (17-6) fighting out of Seoul, South Korea is gunning to make the most of his second UFC featherweight title opportunity. A creative grappler with heavy hands, “The Korean Zombie” has thrilled fans with exciting finishes against Frankie Edgar, Dennis Bermudez, and Dustin Poirier.
In the co-main event, Aljamain Sterling (20-3) fighting out of Uniondale, N.Y. looks to cement his status as UFC bantamweight champion following a disqualification victory over Yan to capture the belt last March. #11 ranked men’s pound-for-pound fighter Petr Yan (16-2) fighting out of Yekaterinburg, Russia is determined to stop Sterling and recapture the UFC bantamweight championship.
UFC 273: Volkanovski vs The Korean Zombie Fight Card:
UFC 273: Volkanovski vs The Korean Zombie Results:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- For the featherweight title: Champ Alexander Volkanovski vs. Chan Sung Jung
- For the bantamweight title: Champ Aljamain Sterling vs. Interim Champ Petr Yan
- Gilbert Burns vs. Khamzat Chimaev
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Tecia Torres
- Mark Madsen vs. Vinc Pichel
PRELIMINARY CARD #2 (ESPN/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Ian Garry vs. Darian Weeks
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Marcin Tybura
- Aspen Ladd vs. Raquel Pennington
- Mickey Gall vs. Mike Malott
PRELIMINARY CARD #1 (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Aleksei Oleinik vs. Jared Vanderaa
- Josh Fremd vs. Anthony Hernandez
- Kay Hansen vs. Piera Rodriguez
- Julio Arce vs. Daniel Santos
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