Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will face off in the Octagon at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday.
Whittaker (20–4–0) will defend his middleweight title against interim champ Adesanya (17–0). Whittaker hasn't fought since 2018 after missing action with injuries.
Dan Hooker will take on Al Iaquinta in the co-main event.
How to Watch the Main Card:
Time: 10 p.m. ET.
Live Stream: You can watch the pay-per-view main card on ESPN+.
UFC 243 Main Card:
• Robert Whittaker (champion) vs Israel Adesanya (interim champion)
• Al Iaquinta vs Dan Hooker (lightweight)
• Tai Tuivasa vs Sergey Spivak (heavyweight)
• Luke Jumeau vs Dhiego Lima (welterweight)
Prelims (Watch it on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET):
• Jake Matthews vs Rostam Akman (welterweight)
• Justin Tafa vs Yorgan De Castro (Heavyweight)
• Cal Potter vs Maki Pitolo (welterweight)
• Megan Anderson vs Zarah Farim Dos Santos (featherweight)
Early prelims (Stream it on ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET):
• Brad Riddell vs Jamie Mullarkey (lightweight)
• Nadia Kassem vs Ji Yeon Kim (flyweight)
• Khalid Taha vs Bruno Silva (bantamweight)