UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3 preview show with Dan Hardy
UFC 286 takes place Saturday and is headlined by a championship trilogy bout.
But before the fights get underway, MMA Junkie’s Farah Hannoun caught up with former UFC welterweight title challenger and analyst Dan Hardy to preview the card.
In the main event, welterweight champion Leon Edwards (20-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) defends his title against Kamaru Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) in a rubber match. And in the co-headliner, elite lightweight strikers Rafael Fizev (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and former interim champion Justin Gaethje (23-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) throw down.
UFC 286 takes place Saturday at The O2 in London. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPNews and early prelims on ESPN+.
UFC 286 official weigh-in highlights and photo gallery
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The UFC 286 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 5 p.m. ET)
Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
Rafael Fiziev vs. Justin Gaethje
Bryan Barberena vs. Gunnar Nelson
Jennifer Maia vs. Casey O’Neill
Roman Dolidze vs. Marvin Vettori
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 3 p.m. ET)
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jack Shore
Chris Duncan vs. Omar Morales
Yanal Ashmoz vs. Sam Patterson
Jafel Filho vs. Muhammad Mokaev
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 1 p.m. ET)
Lerone Murphy vs. Gabriel Santos
Christian Duncan vs. Dusko Todorovic
Malcolm Gordon vs. Jake Hadley
Luana Carolina vs. Joanne Wood
Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein
Veronica Hardy vs. Juliana Miller
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 286.