UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 airs live on pay-per-view from Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday November 6, which makes it Sunday November 7 in the UK and Australia. The fight card features fourteen bouts in total with two titles contested on the night.
In the main event Kamaru Usman (19-1) make the fifth defense of his welterweight title in the championship rematch against Colby Covington (16-2). In the co-main event two-time strawweight champion Rose Namajunas (10-4) defends her belt in the rematch against former champion Zhang Weili (21-2).
Also on the main card, Frankie Edgar (24-9-1) meets Marlon Vera (17-7-1) at bantamweight, Billy Quarantillo (16-3) battles Shane Burgos (13-3) at featherweight, and Justin Gaethje (22-3) squares off against Michael Chandler (22-6) at lightweight. The preliminary card feature fight is a middleweight bout between Alex Pereira (2-1) and Andreas Michailidis (13-4). UFC 268 full fight card can be found below.
UFC 268 live stream, start time, how to watch, US, UK, Australia
MMA fans in the United States can watch UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 live stream on ESPN+ PPV. The start time is 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT. The preliminary card begins at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, following the early preliminary card starting at 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT.
MMA fans in the United Kingdom can watch UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 live stream on BT Sport. The start time is 2 am GMT. The preliminary card commences at 12 am GMT, following early preliminary card starting at 10 pm GMT.
MMA fans in Australia can watch UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 live stream on Main Event on Kayo. The start time is 1 pm AEDT / 10 am AWST. The preliminary card kicks off at 11 am AEDT / 8 am AWST, following the early prelims at 9 am AEDT / 6 am AWST.
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UFC 268 results
- Kamaru Usman def. Colby Covington by unanimous decision (48–47, 48–47, 49–46) | Watch highlights
- Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili by split decision (47–48, 48–47, 49–46)
- Marlon Vera def. Frankie Edgar by KO (front kick, R3 at 3:50)
- Shane Burgos def. Billy Quarantillo by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
- Justin Gaethje def. Michael Chandler by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
- Alex Pereira def. Andreas Michailidis by TKO (flying knee and punches, R2 at 0:18) | Watch KO
- Bobby Green def. Al Iaquinta by TKO (punches, R1 at 2:26)
- Chris Curtis def. Phil Hawes by TKO (punches, R1 at 4:27)
- Nassourdine Imavov def. Edmen Shahbazyan by TKO (elbows, R2 at 4:42)
- Ian Garry def. Jordan Williams by KO (punches, R1 at 4:59)
- Chris Barnett def. Gian Villante by TKO (spinning wheel kick and punches, R2 at 2:23) | Watch TKO
- Dustin Jacoby def. John Allan by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
- Melsik Baghdasaryan def. Bruno Souza by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Ode’ Osbourne def. CJ Vergara by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
UFC 268 live blog1:54 am ET / 4:54 pm AEDT
As the action inside the Octagon concludes, moving on to UFC 268 post-fight press conference.1:36 am ET / 4:36 pm AEDT
Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington by unanimous decision to make the fifth successful defense of his belt. The scores were: 48–47, 48–47, 49–46.1:27 am ET / 4:27 pm AEDT
Fists are flying.12:55 am ET / 3:35 pm AEDT
Main Event. Kamaru Usman defends his welterweight title in the championship rematch against Colby Covington.12:38 am ET / 3:38 pm AEDT
Rose Namajunas defeats Zhang Weili by split decision to retain her strawweight title. The scores were: 47–48, 48–47, 49–46.11:58 pm ET / 2:58 pm AEDT
The co-main event featuring two-time and current women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas in the championship rematch against former titleholder Zhang Weili.11:48 pm ET / 2:48 pm AEDT
Marlon Vera KO’s Frankie Edgar in the third round.11:30 pm ET / 2:30 pm AEDT
Meanwhile backstage. The main event is getting ready.11:28 pm ET / 2:28 pm AEDT
The final fight prior to the championship doubleheader features Frankie Edgar up against Marlon Vera at bantamweight.11:25 pm ET / 2:25 pm AEDT
Shane Burgos vs Billy Quarantillo was another bout that could easily be a Fight Night headliner. Burgos takes the win by UD with all three judges scoring the fight 29-28.10:51 pm ET / 1:51 pm AEDT
Up next, Shane Burgos meets Billy Quarantillo at featherweight.10:47 pm ET / 1:47 pm AEDT
Justin Gaethje takes a unimous decision against Michael Chandler. Two judges had it 29-28, while the third judge scored the fight 30-27.10:35 pm ET / 1:35 pm AEDT
Gaethje and Chandler could have been a main event for any show, right.10:02 pm ET / 1:02 pm AEDT
Kicking off UFC 268 live on pay-per-view former UFC 155-pound interim champion Justin Gaethje (22-3) goes up against fellow-former undisputed title challenger and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler (22-6).9:52 pm ET / 12:52 pm AEDT
Culminating the preliminary portion of the card Alex Pereira dominated and stopped Andreas Michailidis in the second round with a devastating jumping scissor knee and punches.9:21 pm ET / 12:21 pm AEDT
The top of UFC 268 preliminary card features former two-division GLORY kickboxing champion Alex Pereira making his UFC debut against Andreas Michailidis at middleweight.
Pereira twice defeated Israel Adesanya inside the ring, including big KO in 2017.9:19 pm ET / 12:19 pm AEDT
Another first round stoppage. Bobby Green tags Al Iaquinta with big right and finishes with punches.9:02 pm ET / 12:02 pm AEDT
Up next, Al Iaquinta takes on Bobby Green at lightweight.9:01 pm ET / 12:01 pm AEDT
Chris Curtis stops Phil Hawes in the first round.8:43 pm ET / 11:43 am AEDT
Up next, Phil Hawes faces Chris Curtis at middleweight.8:42 pm ET / 11:42 am AEDT
Kicking off UFC 268 preliminary card Nassourdine Imavov stops Edmen Shahbazyan in the second round.8:12 pm ET / 11:12 am AEDT
Middleweights Edmen Shahbazyan and Nassourdine Imavov kickoff UFC 268 preliminiary card.8:10 pm ET / 11:10 am AEDT
Ian Garry makes successful UFC debut with first-round KO against Jordan Williams.7:45 pm ET / 10:45 am AEDT
Rounding up the early preliminary portion of the card Ian Garry meets Jordan Williams at welterweight.7:42 pm ET / 10:42 am AEDT
Chris Barnett TKO’s Gian Villante in the second round. One can say, he should also probably get the “walkout of the night” award, as well as “celebration of the night” honors. Check it out below.7:29 pm ET / 10:29 am AEDT
Moving on with a heavyweight battle between Gian Villante and Chris Barnett.7:25 pm ET / 10:25 am AEDT
The third fight goes the distance, as Dustin Jacoby takes a UD against John Allan. Two judges scored the fight 29-28, and one judge had it 30-27.6:58 pm ET / 9:58 am AEDT
Up next, Dustin Jacoby takes on John Allan at light heavyweight.6:56 pm ET / 9:56 am AEDT
Melsik Baghdasaryan takes a three-round unanimous decision against Bruno Souza. All scores were 29-28.6:39 pm ET / 9:39 am AEDT
Up next: Melsik Baghdasaryan faces Bruno Souza at 148.4-pound catchweight. The latter missed featherweight limit.6:37 pm ET / 9:37 am AEDT
The first fight goes the distance. Ode’ Osbourne takes a unanimous decision against CJ Vergara. All three judges scored the fight 29-28.6:25 pm ET / 9:25 am AEDT
Here your main event tale of the tape: Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2.6:03 pm ET / 9:03 am AEDT
Here is the team cageside: Daniel Cormier, Megan Olivi, Joe Rogan and Jon Anik.5:48 pm ET / 8:48 am AEDT
First up, CJ Vergara (9-2-1) makes his official Octagon debut against Ode Osbourne (9-4).5:46 pm ET / 8:46 am AEDT
Bruce Buffer is back and ready to get it started.5:43 pm ET / 8:43 am AEDT
And here is, what appears to be, the final UFC 268 teaser, featuring all four fighters partaking in the headline-bouts: Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, challenger Colby Covington, two-time and current strawweight champion Rose Namajunas, and former champion Zhang Weili.4:17 pm ET / 7:17 am AEDT
And here is the UFC 268: Watch Along free live stream with pro wrestling star CM Punk, UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad and inaugural UFC 155-pound champion Jens Pulver
The start time is one hour prior to the main card.4:08 pm ET / 7:08 am AEDT
In case you missed it – this was the final UFC 268 faceoff held at the ceremonial weigh-ins held a day before the fight show.4:01 pm ET / 7:01 am AEDT
UFC 268 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 features five matchups.
Check out the full lineup below.
UFC 268 fight card
The full UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 fight card looks as the following:
Main Card (10 pm ET / 7 pm PT / 2 am GMT / 1 pm AEDT / 10 am AWST)
- Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington – Usman’s UFC welterweight title
- Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili – Namajunas’s UFC strawweight title
- Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera
- Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo
- Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler
Preliminary card (8 pm ET / 5 pm PT / 12 am GMT / 11 am AEDT / 8 am AWST)
- Alex Pereira vs. Andreas Michailidis
- Al Iaquinta vs. Bobby Green
- Phil Hawes vs. Chris Curtis
- Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Nassourdine Imavov
Early preliminary card (6 pm ET / 3 pm PT / 10 pm GMT / 9 am AEDT / 6 am AWST)
- Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
- Gian Villante vs. Chris Barnett
- Dustin Jacoby vs. John Allan
- Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. Bruno Souza
- Carlos Vergara vs. Ode’ Osbourne