UFC 244: Jorge Masvidal faces Nate Diaz for BMF belt
UFC 244: Jorge Masvidal faces Nate Diaz for BMF belt | Pic: via Facebook/ gamebredfighter

UFC 244 takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY on November 3 (AEST). The top of the pay-per-view fight card features welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, squaring off in a five-round battle with “BMF” belt on the line.

Nate Diaz (20-11) returned to action late last month, earning a unanimous decision against Anthony Pettis. Jorge Masvidal (34-13) is coming off the record breaking five-second knockout win scored in July against Ben Askren, following the second-round KO win against Darren Till.

The co-main event is a middleweight battle between former title challenger in the division Kelvin Gastelum and former welterweight title challenger Darren Till.

Also on the main card Stephen Thompson takes on Vicente Luque at welterweight, and Derrick Lewis squares off against Blagoy Ivanov at heavyweight. In addition, Kevin Lee and Gregor Gillespie do battle at lightweight.

The complete UFC 244 fight card can be found below.

UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz fight card

Main card
Welterweight Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz
Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum vs. Darren Till
Welterweight Stephen Thompson vs. Vicente Luque
Heavyweight Derrick Lewis vs. Blagoy Ivanov
Lightweight Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie

Preliminary card
Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson vs. Johnny Walker
Featherweight Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Middleweight Brad Tavares vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Early Prelims
Women’s Flyweight Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jennifer Maia
Welterweight Lyman Good vs. Chance Rencountre
Featherweight Julio Arce vs. Hakeem Dawodu