How to watch UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa; viewing guide & betting odds
There are two title belts up for grabs at Saturday's UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Dominick Reyes (12-1) will face Jan Blachowicz (26-8) for the light heavyweight title, followed by the main event in which Israel Adesanya (19-0) will defend his middleweight strap against Paulo Costa (13-0).
When is UFC 253?
The main card of UFC 253 is scheduled for Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. The main event should begin around midnight ET.
Where is UFC 253?
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
How/Where can I watch UFC 253?
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UFC 253 main card betting odds
All odds via BetMGM; last updated Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET.
Israel Adesanya (-182) vs. Paulo Costa (+150)
Adesanya puts his unblemished 19-0 record and crown on the line in a middleweight title bout against No. 2 contender Costa (13-0) in the main event of UFC 253.
Dominick Reyes (-286) vs. Jan Blachowicz (+230)
Reyes (12-1) and Blachowicz (26-8) will fight for Jon Jones' vacated light heavyweight title as Saturday's co-main event. They're ranked as the No. 1 and No. 3 contenders, respectively.
Kai Kara-France (-250) vs. Brandon Royval (+200)
Seventh-ranked flyweight contender Kara-France (21-8) faces the ninth-ranked Royval (11-4) as a sizable betting favorite.
Ketlen Vieira (-182) vs. Sijara Eubanks (+150)
Vieira (10-1) enters UFC 253 seventh in the women's bantamweight division and faces the 13th-ranked Eubanks (7-4).
Hakeem Dawodu (+100) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (-121)
Dawodu (11-1-1) and Tukhugov (19-4-1) open the main card with a featherweight clash. Both fighters are currently unranked.
Where can I bet on UFC 253?
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