UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2 airs live on pay-per-view from Gila River Arena Glendale, AZ on Saturday, June 12 in the US, which makes it Sunday, June 13 in Australia.
The headliner of the show is a middleweight title fight between champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Marvin Vettori. In addition the pair squares off for the second time. Their first fight in April 2018 ended in split decision in favor of Adesanya.
The co-main event is a flyweight championship rematch between champion Deiveson Figueiredo and challenger Brandon Moreno. The pair fought to a majority draw in December 2020.
Also on the main card Leon Edwards takes on Nate Diaz, Demian Maia faces off Belal Muhammad, and Paul Craig goes up against Jamahal Hill. The full UFC 263 fight card can be found below.
UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2 live stream
MMA fans can watch UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2 live on ESPN+ PPV. The start time is scheduled for 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT. The preliminary card kicks off at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, following the early preliminary card beginning at 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT live stream on ESPN+.
UFC 263: Adesanya vs Vettori 2 date and time in Australia convert to Sunday, June 13 at 12 pm AEST. The PPV card is available on Main Event. The preliminary card is scheduled for 10 am AEST live on ESPN on Kayo and Fight Pass. The early prelims live stream is available on Fight Pass, starting at 8 am AEST.
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UFC 263 results
- Israel Adesanya def. Marvin Vettori by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) | Watch highlights
- Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo by submission (RNC, R3 at 2:26)
- Leon Edwars def. Nate Diaz by unanimous decision (49–46, 49–46, 49–46) | Watch highlights
- Belal Muhammad def. Demian Maia by unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)
- Paul Craig def. Jamahal Hill by TKO (R1 at 1:59)
- Brad Riddell def. Drew Dober by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
- Eryk Anders def. Darren Stewart by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–27, 29–27)
- Lauren Murphy def. Joanne Calderwood by split decision (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)
- Movsar Evloev def. Hakeem Dawodu by unanimous decision (29–27, 29–27, 29–27)
- Pannie Kianzad def. Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
- Terrance McKinney def. Matt Frevola by KO (punches, R7 at 0:07) | Watch knockout
- Steven Peterson def. Chase Hooper by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
- Fares Ziam def. Luigi Vendramini by majority decision (29–28, 29–28, 28–28)
- Carlos Felipe def. Jake Collier by split decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28)
UFC 263 live updates
To wrap up the event, moving on to UFC 263 post-fight press conference.
Post-fight Adesanya called out Robert Whittaker for the rematch.
The main event goes a full distance. Adesanya takes a unanimous decision to make the third successful defense of his title.
UFC 263 main event is happening now. Israel Adesanya defends middleweight title against Marvin Vettori.
A new UFC flyweight champion crowned, as Brandon Moreno submits Deiveson Figueiredo in the third round to claim the belt.
Diaz and Edwards went a full distance and produced fireworks. In the end all three judges scored the fight 49-46 in favor of Edwards.
Yes, Edwards vs Diaz is a five-round non-title bout. Video highlights will follow.
The final fight prior to the championship double-header features Leon Edwards up against Nate Diaz.
Belal Muhammad takes a unanimous decision against Demian Maia after three rounds at welterweight. The was the final fight on Maia’s contract with the UFC.
The first fight on PPV card doesn’t go the distance. Paul Craig takes the win against Jamahal Hill by TKO in the first round.
Wrapping up the preliminary card, Brad Riddell claimed a unanimous decision against Drew Dober after three rounds.
The top of UFC 263 preliminary card unfolding. Brad Riddell battles Drew Dober at lightweight.
Eryk Anders takes a unanimous decision against Darren Stewart at light heavyweight.
A lot of people certainly tuned in to see the one and only Nate Diaz in action.
The women’s MMA bout between Lauren Murphy and Joanne Calderwood ends in split decision. Murphy takes the win with two judges giving her 29-28, while one judge gave the same to Calderwood.
Kicking off the preliminary card Movsar Evloev earns a unanimous decision agains Hakeem Dawodu. Check out some of the fight action below.
Wrapping the early preliminary card Pannie Kianzad secures a unanimous decision against Alexis Davis.
What a debut for Terrance McKinney who stops Matt Frevola in 7 seconds.
Steven Peterson comes out on top after three rounds against Chase Hooper. Two judges had it 30-27, one judge scored it 29-28. The bout went ahead at catchweight after Peterson missed the required featherweight limit.
Fares Ziam takes the win against Luigi Vendramini by majority decision. Two judges gave him 29-28, and one judge had it a draw 28-28.
The first fight is in the books. Heavyweight Carlos Felipe takes split decision against Jake Collier.
UFC 263 fight card comprises fourteen bouts in total. The five-fight main card live on pay-per-view follows the four-fight preliminary card. The early preliminary card consists of five matchups.
UFC 263 fight card
- Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori – Adesanya’s UFC middleweight title
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno – Figueiredo’s UFC flyweight title
- Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz
- Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad
- Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill
- Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell
- Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart
- Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood
- Movsar Evloev vs. Hakeem Dawodu
Early Preliminary Card
- Pannie Kianzad vs. Alexis Davis
- Matt Frevola vs. Terrance McKinney
- Chase Hooper vs. Steven Peterson
- Fares Ziam vs. Luigi Vendramini
- Carlos Felipe vs. Jake Collier