On March 18, one of the welterweight division's longest standing rivalries comes to a close in the main event of UFC 286 at the O2 Arena in London when England's own Leon Edwards defends his crown against former champion Kamaru Usman in a rubber match the entire sports world will be watching.
Fresh from a stunning knockout of Usman last August that evened their series at 1-1, Birmingham's Edwards will now make his first title defense against Usman, who has won 19 of his last 20 bouts.
Plus, two of the lightweight division's most explosive contenders collide, as Justin Gaethje meets Rafael Fiziev in the UFC 286 co-main event.
How do I stream UFC 286 on ESPN+?
The UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 Early Prelims kickoff Saturday, March 18 at 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT in the United States on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The Prelims air at 3pm ET / 12pm PT on ESPN News and ESPN+ and the Main Card will air exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 5pm ET / 2pm PT.
Who's fighting at UFC 286?
- Main Event: Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman
- Co-Main: Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev
- Gunnar Nelson vs Bryan Barberena
- Jennifer Maia vs Casey O'Neill
- Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidza
- Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani
- Chris Duncan vs Omar Morales
- Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz
- Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Filho
- Lerone Murphy vs Gabriel Santos
- Christian Duncan vs Dusko Todorovic
- Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon
- Joanne Wood vs Luana Carolina
- Jai Herbert vs Ludovit Klein
- Juliana Miller vs Veronica Macedo
What time does UFC 286 start?
- Main Card: 5pm ET / 2pm PT on ESPN+
- Prelims: 3pm ET / 12pm PT on ESPN News
- Early Prelims: 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT on UFC FIGHT PASS
United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
- Main Card: 9pm GMT (Saturday) on BT Sport Box Office
- Prelims: 7pm GMT (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS, BT Sport and BT Sport Youtube
- Early Prelims: 4:30pm GMT (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
Central Europe (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, and Sweden)
- Main Card: 10pm CET (Saturday) on:
- RMC Sport 2 (France)
- UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass (Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain)
- DAZN (Germany, Italy)
- Discovery+ (Netherlands)
- Eurosport (Spain)
- Polsat Sport (Poland)
- Viaplay (Denmark, Norway and Sweden)
- UFC FIGHT PASS (Switzerland)
- Prelims: 8pm CET (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS, Discovery+ (Netherlands), RMC Sport 2 (France), and Eurosport (Spain)
- Early Prelims: 5:30pm CET on UFC FIGHT PASS
- Main Card: 11pm EET (Saturday) on Viaplay
- Prelims: 9pm (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
- Early Prelims: 6:30pm (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
- Main Card via PPV: 8am AEDT / 5am AWST (Sunday) on Main Event on Foxtel, Main Event on Kayo, Fetch TV and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass
- Prelims: 6am AEDT / 3am AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and ESPN
- Early Prelims: 3:30am AEDT / 12:30am AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
- Main Card via PPV: 10am NZDT (Sunday) on SKY Arena, Sky Sports Now, Spark Sport and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass
- Prelims: 8am NZDT (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS, PRIME and ESPN
- Early Prelims: 5:30am NZDT (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
- Main Card: 10pm WAT (Saturday) / 11pm SAST (Saturday) on SuperSport Action and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass
- Prelims: 8pm WAT / 9pm SAST (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and SuperSport Action
- Early Prelims: 5:30pm WAT / 6:30pm SAST (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS
Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, East Timor)
- Main Card: 5am HKT (Sunday) on Fox Sports, Fox+ (Hong Kong & Singapore), and UFC FIGHT PASS (Philippines & Singapore)
- Prelims: 2:30am HKT (Sunday) on Fox Sports and Fox+ (Hong Kong & Singapore)
- Main Card: 9pm GMT (Saturday) on Viaplay
- Prelims: 7pm GMT (Saturday) on UFC Fight Pass
- Early Prelims: 4:30pm GMT (Saturday) on UFC Fight Pass
- Main Card: 1am GST (Sunday) on AD Fight, Starzplay and UFC Arabia
- Prelims: 11pm GST (Saturday) on ADM Sports 2, AD Fight, Starzplay, and UFC Arabia
- Early Prelims: 8:30pm GST (Saturday) on ADM Sports 2, AD Fight, Starzplay and UFC Arabia
UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 took place live from the O2 Arena in London in March 18, 2023. See the Final Results, Official Scorecards and Who Won Bonuses - and relive the action on UFC Fight Pass!
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