Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your UFC 273: Volkanovski vs The Korean Zombie Embedded Vlog Episode #6 and you can watch the latest episode in the video above. In this episode, athletes make weight and then face off for three big bouts at UFC 273: champ Alexander Volkanovski’s title defense vs Korean Zombie; the title unification fight between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan; and welterweights Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev.
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
- 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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