PHOENIX – FightBook MMA has your live stream of today’s press conference from the Arizona Federal Theater starting at 7 p.m. ET.
UFC 263 takes place Saturday at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. The main card streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view followed by prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
UFC president Dana White hosts the event. Attending the press conference features middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori, flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno, as well as welterweights Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz, who meet in the promotion’s first five-found fight that isn’t a main event or for a title.
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:
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
- Frank Camacho vs Matt Frevola
- Chase Hooper vs Steven Peterson
- Luigi Vendramini vs Fares Ziam
- Jake Collier vs Carlos Felipe
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