UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya - All you need to know, where to watch

Jan Blachowicz will fight Israel Adesanya with his title on line at UFC 259, while women's featherweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her belt against Megan Anderson.

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will move a division up to challenge Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 in Las Vegas, Nevada (File Photo).   -  Getty Images

Three title fights will headline UFC 259 at the Apex in Las Vegas. The main event will feature Light Heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz defending his belt against Middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya, who will be looking to become a two-division champion in Nevada.

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Talking about multi-division champs, Amanda Nunes, the Women's Bantamweight and Featherweight titleholder, will face Megan Anderson in a Women's Featherweight championship bout. Last but not the least, Petr Yan will put his Bantamweight belt on the line against Aljamain Sterling.

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The main card of the marquee MMA event will open with another Light Heavyweight affair pitting No. 2 contender Thiago Santos against No. 4-ranked Aleksandar Rakic. The only other bout on the card includes a Lightweight fight between No. 14 Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober.

 

UFC 259 MAIN CARD:

Weight ClassFighter 1Fighter 2
Light HeavyweightJan Blachowicz (C)Israel Adesanya
Women's FeatherweightAmanda Nunes (C)Megan Anderson
BantamweightPetr Yan (C)Aljamain Sterling
LightweightIslam MakhachevDrew Dober
Light HeavyweightThiago SantosAleksandar Rakic

***** C - Champion *****

When is UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya (according to IST)?

The event will be telecast live on March 7 (March 6 in the United States), Sunday, in the Indian subcontinent.

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Where is UFC 259 taking place?

It will be taking place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

What time does the main card begin?

The event's main card will begin at 8:30 am IST (March 7).

Which TV channel will broadcast UFC 259 live in India?

You can watch the bouts live on Sony TEN 2 (English) and Sony TEN 3 (Hindi) in India.

Where will UFC 259 be streamed live online?

Sony LIV will provide live streaming online for the event.