UFC 296 Edwards vs Covington card -All the UFC fights you need to see

UFC 296 Edwards vs Covington card -All the UFC fights you need to see

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UFC

December 12th, 2023

The world's top mixed martial arts organization's final show of the year takes place on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with UFC 296. Edwards vs Covington will be the main event of this edition. 

It promises to be a great evening full of intriguing bouts and led by two world title battles that will keep spectators on the edge of their seats.


The main event of the evening will be an Epic Welterweight title fight between pound-for-pound champion and No. 4 rated Leon Edwards and former interim champion Colby Covington. This championship bout promises to be a slugfest between two of the division's best fighters, both vying for the title of undisputed 170-pound king.

The flyweight title fight between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Royval will provide another dose of excitement in a division known for exciting match-ups, and this fight will be no exception, as two fighting professionals seek to restore their division's supremacy.

The entire roster is impressive, with notable names that will attract viewers. At welterweight, Shavkat Rakhmonov will face Stephen Thompson, as will Vicente Luque and Ian Garry, and at lightweight, Paddy Pimblett and Tony Ferguson.

This event is shaping up to be the perfect way to cap off an action-packed and thrilling year in the UFC world, with title fights, brilliant athletes, and heated rivalries assuring the success of UFC 296.

 

UFC 296 headliner 

  1. Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington (welterweight)
  2. Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval (flyweight)
  3. Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Stephen Thompson (welterweight)
  4. Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett (lightweight)
  5. Vicente Luque vs. Ian Garry (welterweight)

 

UFC 296 Preliminary Card 

  1. Josh Emmett vs. Bryce Mitchell (feather)
  2. Cody Garbrandt vs. Brian Kelleher (bantamweight)
  3. Alonzo Menifield vs. Dustin Jacoby (light heavyweight)
  4. Martin Buday vs. Shamil Gaziev (heavyweight)
  5. Irene Aldana vs. Karol Rosa (Bantamweight)
  6. Randy Brown vs. Muslim Salikhov (welterweight)
  7. Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Cody Durden (fly)
  8. Casey O'Neill vs. Ariane Lipski (fly)

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