Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your Embedded Vlog episodes for UFC 268 Countdown: Usman vs. Covington 2. In episode 5, Michael Chandler starts to sweat. Frankie Edgar preps for a home game. Champion Rose Namajunas trains her mind and hits mitts. Words fly between champ Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington at the presser, but Justin Gaethje and Zhang Weili are all smiles. Presented by Gopuff, the Official On-Demand Delivery Partner of UFC 268. Use code ‘UFC’ for $10 off your first 2 orders & free delivery..
This event will take place Saturday, Nov. 6 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y. 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 ESPNews, ESPN Deportes & 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.
Headlining the event will be UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (19-1) fighting out of Dallas, Texas by way of Auchi, Nigeria intends to maintain his dominant reign over the welterweight division and make the case that he is the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world. He looks to defend his title once again against heated rival and No. 1 ranked contender Colby Covington (15-2) fighting out of Miami, Fla. seeks to finally clinch the undisputed title with a statement performance.
The co-main event will see UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Najamunas (11-4) fighting out of Denver, Colo. competes for the second time in a year for the first time since 2017 and aims to leave no doubt with another triumph over Zhang. She aims to make it two in a row against former champion and No. 1 ranked contender Zhang Weili (21-2) fighting out of Beijing, China intends to make the most of her title rematch opportunity and show that she is the best strawweight in the world.
UFC 268 Fight Card: Usman vs. Covington 2:
Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET
- Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington – for vacant welterweight title
- Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili – for women’s strawweight title
- Michael Chandler vs. Justin Gaethje
- Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo
- Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera
ESPNews, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET
- Andreas Michailidis vs. Alex Pereira
- Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta
- Chris Curtis vs. Phil Hawes
- Nassourdine Imavov vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET
- Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
- Chris Barnett vs. Gian Villante
- John Allan vs. Dustin Jacoby
- Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. Bruno Souza
- Ode Osbourne vs. CJ Vergara
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