UFC 243 features the reigning middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and the interim titleholder Israel Adesanya in the championship unification. MMA event takes place at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on October 6. The contest headlines the fight card with the likes of Holly Holm, Al Iaquinta, Tai Tuivasa, Jake Matthews participating, among others.
In addition to the fight day, a number of open to the public events have been scheduled for the fight week. The list includes Open Workouts, a double Fan Experience and the weigh-in ceremony. The schedule can be found below.
UFC 243 event schedule
Thursday, October 3
Federation Square – Main Square
Corner Swanston St and Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
From 5pm to 7pm
Jon Anik – UFC Commentator
Robert Whittaker – UFC middleweight champion
Israel Adesanya – UFC interim middleweight champion
Al Iaquinta – No. 6 UFC lightweight
Dan Hooker – No. 15 UFC lightweight
Tai Tuivasa – No. 13 UFC heavyweight
Holly Holm – No. 3 UFC women’s bantamweight
Saturday, October 5
From 8am to 2pm
Details: UFC Fan Experience unites the world’s greatest fans with their favorite UFC athletes. Fans will be able to take part in a fully interactive experience with UFC meet-and-greets and fan favourite activities; including UFC Legacy Championship Belt, UFC Striking Challenge presented by eToro, UFC Reaction Challenge and more! Plus, you can pick up your official UFC fan gear at the UFC Store.
From 9am to 11am
9am: doors open to the public
10am: UFC 243 weigh-ins
10:30am: Guest athlete Q/A
The weigh-in ceremony is free and open to the public. Tickets required for entry and are available now via Ticketmaster.
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Sunday, October 6
From 8am to 2pm
UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya
From 8:30am to 4pm
8:30am: doors to the public
9:30am: UFC Fight Pass Prelims
1pm: UFC 243 live on Pay-Per-View
4pm: UFC 243 concludes