FightBook MMA has your full episode of UFC 254: Contdown for the much anticipated PPV evnt UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje.
In the main event, undefeated champion Nurmagomedov (28-0) fighting out of Dagestan, Russia looks to put on another dominant performance and once again prove he is the best lightweight on the planet. Gaethje (22-2) fighting out of Arvada, Colo. looks to realize his ultimate goal of attaining the undisputed UFC lightweight championship by becoming the first person to defeat Nurmagomedov.
In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Whittaker (22-5) fighting out of Sydney, Australia intends to continue his journey back to the title with his second marquee win of the year. Former heavyweight Cannonier (13-4) fighting out of Anchorage, Alaska seeks to claim the most important win of his career and secure his first UFC title shot.
UFC 254 will take place Saturday, October 24 on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island and will stream live on Pay-Per-View, exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at a special broadcast time of 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT in both English and Spanish. The prelims will be simulcast on ESPN2 and ESPN+ (English and Spanish) beginning at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT with the early prelims kicking off at 10:15 a.m. ET /7:15 a.m. PT simulcast on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The event is in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje Fight Card:
UFC 254 main card (Pay-per-view, 2 p.m. ET)
Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. interim champ Justin Gaethje – for lightweight title
Jared Cannonier vs. Robert Whittaker
Walt Harris vs. Alexander Volkov
Phil Hawes vs. Jacob Malkoun
Lauren Murphy vs. Liliya Shakirova
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba
UFC 254 preliminary card (ESPN2, ESPN+, noon ET)
Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa
Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov
Sam Alvey vs. Da Un Jung
UFC 254 preliminary card (ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
Sergey Morozov vs. TBA
Liana Jojua vs. Miranda Maverick
Casey Kenney vs. Nathaniel Wood
Joel Alvarez vs. Alexander Yakovlev