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

UFC 286 weigh-in video: Leon Edwards, Kamaru Usman set for title trilogy rematch

UFC 286 video: Rafael Fiziev, Justin Gaethje make weight for co-main event

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


  • Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jack Shore

  • Chris Duncan vs. Omar Morales

  • Yanal Ashmoz vs. Sam Patterson

  • Jafel Filho vs. Muhammad Mokaev


  • 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.

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