On September 10, 2022, UFC 279 will be held in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz in a Welterweight match is the main event. Another welterweight bout between Tony Furguson and Li Jingliang will be on the main show. Irene Aldana and Macy Chiasson also fought in a women’s bantamweight match.

This week’s UFC 279 news conference was actually postponed by UFC President Dana White due to a significant altercation that occurred backstage. This is the second news conference where a fight has broken out behind the scenes this week. Prior to their press conference after AEW’s All Out PPV on Sunday, a fight broke out backstage, during which CM Punk attacked AEW’s owner and a few other people.

According to reports from the occasion, Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev got into a fight. It became out of control, spread to Nate Diaz’s crew, and became quite chaotic. Without a doubt, White made the right decision to postpone the press conference.

Advertisement MAIN EVENT PREVIEW FOR UFC 279 Chimaev vs. Diaz, the main event, is sure to be a big one. One of the UFC’s stars that is now rising the quickest is Chimaev. 10 of his previous 11 victories have been through knockout or submission. Chimaev also owns the record for the most victories in a row in the UFC’s most recent history. which amounted to two triumphs in just 10 days. It will be his sixth UFC fight and first PPV main event.

Chimaev will gain attention thanks to this contest with Diaz. And Diaz has been his most well-liked rival to date. Despite losing three of his last four fights, Diaz is still one of the most well-liked MMA competitors. Diaz is best recognized for being the first UFC fighter to beat Conor McGregor. He has 11 wins through submission.

This will be Diaz’s last match under his UFC contract. If he decides not to renew, this could be his final fight after making his debut in 2007. Will he win out in the end?

Advertisement WHEN DOES UFC 279 BEGIN? Starting times for UFC PPVs are the same as for UFC 279. At 6 PM EDT, the early preliminaries begin. Preliminaries begin at 8 PM EDT, and the main card begins at 10 PM EDT.

The prelims and early prelims are not included in the PPV. You won’t need to purchase the PPV to watch those on ESPN. While usual ESPN will also broadcast the preliminary rounds.

UFC 279 – ESPN

Advertisement WHO IS CONFEDERATED AT UFC 279? The card could be modified. However, the card shown below is the one we anticipate seeing on September 10, 2022.

TITLE CARD Nate Diaz versus Khamzat Chimaev Li Jingliang vs. Tony Ferguson Dan Rodriguez vs. Kevin Holland Macy Chiasson vs. Irene Aldana Ion Cutelaba versus Johnny Walker PRELIMS Julian vs. Hakeem Dawodu Erosa Anton Turkalj vs. Jailton Almeida Jamie Pickett vs. Denis Tiuliulin Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett ADVANCED PRELIMS Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf Heli Alateng vs. Chad Anheliger Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed Yohan Lainesse vs. Darian Weeks WHERE CAN I ACCESS UFC 279? UFC 279 will only be accessible on ESPN. You’ll need to purchase the PPV in addition to having an ESPN subscription. If not, you’ll be limited to seeing the early prelims.

The UFC 279 PPV will be the first one with the new price after ESPN increased the PPV’s cost. If you are an ESPN subscriber, it will cost you $74.99 instead.

Advertisement You must have a subscription to ESPN or the Disney Bundle in order to watch the PPV if you don’t already have one. The Disney package is an excellent investment. Despite Disney’s recent pricing increase. For $9.99 a month, you may subscribe to Disney, ESPN, and Hulu with advertisements; for $19.99 a month, you can do so without any interruptions. However, each PPV still costs $74.99 to purchase.

You may watch the PPV through ESPN on just about any platform you choose. Whether it be a smart TV from Samsung or Vizio or an Android, Android TV, Chromecast, iOS, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or other device. It is present everywhere. Consequently, you will be able to view this PPV from anywhere.

You can watch a ton of additional original programming on ESPN, including a ton of UFC programming. There is even a Dana White-starring original series that explains the ins and outs of running the UFC. And how difficult it can be.

Announcement UFC 279 – ESPN


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