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UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3 – Fight Card, Start time & How to Watch



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On Saturday March 18, UFC returns at The O2 in London, England with UFC 286 where Leon Edwards takes on Kamaru Usman for the third time.

In the highly anticipated main event, former welterweight champion Usman returns to action to take on his rival Edwards. Reigning division champion Edwards won the title as he knocked out his rival Usman in an unbelievable comeback win last August.

In the UFC 286 co-main event, former interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will clash with No. 6 ranked Rafael Fiziev in a pivotal bout. The winner puts himself in a very good position for a future title fight.

The main card also features a welterweight fight between Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson and fan favorite Bryan Barberena.

Makwan “Mr. Finland” Amirkhani returns

In the UFC 286 prelims we will see undefeated flyweight Muhammad Mokaev return for his fourth promotional fight as he takes on Jafel Filho. Mokaev made his UFC last year and is currently ranked at No. 12.

The prelims also features Finland’s Makwan Amirkhani who will clash with Jack Shore in a featherweight bout.

Check out the full UFC 286 lineup below!

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UFC 286 – Full fight Card

Main card

  • Welterweight title bout: (C) Leon Edwards vs. #1 Kamaru Usman
  • Lightweight bout: #3 Justin Gaethje vs. #6 Rafael Fiziev
  • Welterweight bout: Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Jennifer Maia vs. Casey O’Neill
  • Middleweight bout: #4 Marvin Vettori vs. #9 Roman Dolidze


  • Featherweight bout: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jack Shore
  • Lightweight bout: Chris Duncan vs. Omar Morales
  • Lightweight bout: Yanal Ashmoz vs. Sam Patterson
  • Flyweight bout: #12 Muhammad Mokaev vs. Jafel Filho

Early Prelims Card

  • Featherweight bout: Lerone Murphy vs. Gabriel Santos
  • Middleweight bout: Christian Leroy Duncan vs. Dusko Todorovic
  • Flyweight bout: Malcolm Gordon vs. Jake Hadley
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Luana Carolina vs. Joanne Wood
  • Lightweight bout: Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Veronica Macedo vs. Juliana Miller

*Bout order and number of fights can change.

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How to watch in Sweden, UK and US

Sweden: Early prelims will be broadcasted by UFC Fight Pass starting at 18.00 CET. Viaplay will broadcast the prelims at 20.00 CET and the main card starting at 22.00 CET.

UK: UFC 286 airs live on BT Sports in the UK. Prelims airs on BT Sport 1 and various platforms, followed by the main card on BT Sport Box Office.

US: UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ will broadcast the Early Prelims, starting at 1 p.m. ET, followed by the prelims at 3 p.m ET on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+. The main card, will start at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

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