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What time is UFC 263 Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori tonight? Live stream info, start time, how to watch

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The UFC returns with another big event on Saturday as UFC 263 takes place from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, where Israel Adesanya defends his middleweight title against Marvin Vettori in a highly anticipated rematch. 

The exciting pair faced each other back in April 2018 in an absorbing bout that could've gone either way but after three rounds, the verdict went in favour of Adesanya. The Nigerian is promising to win again.

"I'm gonna finish the job," Adesanya predicted in an interview on Saturday. "Last time you had hope because one dumb judge gave you that f—ing fight when everyone else knows that you lost that fight. This time I'm going to make sure. You're going to look at me and gonna realize it's over. This is it. You can't beat me."

After losing to Adesanya, Vettori won five consecutive fights to earn a shot at UFC glory for the first time. Like his opponent, Vettori plans on leaving no doubt this time around. 

"I'm going to settle the score once and for all, and I'm going to show the world who's the best middleweight around," Vettori said in the same interview.

UFC 263 START TIME

 
  • Date: Saturday, June 12
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
  • Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET

UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 2 takes place on Saturday with the early prelims kicking the event off at 6:00 p.m. ET, before the pay-per-view main card begins at 10 p.m. ET. Adesanya and Vettorishould enter the Octagon at around 12:15 a.m. ET, depending on the length of the undercard bouts.

UFC 263 TV CHANNEL, LIVE STREAM

  • U.S .: ESPN, ESPN+

In the United States, the PPV price for UFC 263 for current ESPN+ subscribers is $69.99. New subscribers have the option of bundling an annual ESPN+ subscription and the fight for $89.98. The first half of the preliminary card can be seen on ESPN+ at 6:00 p.m. ET before switching over to ESPN at 8 p.m. ET.

In Canada, the prelims (6:00 p.m. ET) are on TSN5 and the main card is available on PPV.

In the U.K., UFC 263 can be seen live BT Sport 1 (prelims at 11 p.m. GMT and main card at 3 a.m. on Sunday).

In Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain, the UFC 262 main card (4 a.m. CET Sunday) is available on DAZN, the global sports streaming service.

More details about how to watch in other countries can be found at UFC.com

WHERE IS UFC 263?

The card will be held at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. This will be the third UFC event in the United States since UFC 248 in March 2020 that a full capacity will be inside a facility. UFC 261 was the first event that allowed 100 percent attendance. Adesanya and Vettori compete at the venue for the second time, with their first fight taking there.

UFC 263 FIGHT ODDS

Bet MGM (as of Monday, June 7) has installed Adesanya as a sizable favorite at -250 to win the rematch. Placing a bet on Adesanya means you'd need to bet $250 to win $100. Meanwhile, Vettori is a +200 underdog to capture the championship. If you bet $100 on Vettori, you'd net $200.

ISRAEL ADESANYA RECORD AND BIO 

  • Born: July 22, 1989
  • Height: 6-4
  • Reach: 80 inches
  • Total fights: 21
  • Record: 20-1

MARVIN VETTORI RECORD, AND BIO

  • Born: September 20, 1993
  • Height: 6-0
  • Reach: 74 inches
  • Total fights: 22
  • Record: 17-4-1
     

UFC 263 FIGHT CARD

Main Card

  • Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Marvin Vettori 2 for Adesanya's Middleweight title
  • Deiveson Figueiredo (c) vs. Brandon Moreno 2 for Figueiredo's Flyweight title 
  • Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz; Welterweight
  • Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad; Welterweight
  • Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill; Light Heavyweight

Preliminary card 

  • Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell; Lightweight
  • Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart; Light Heavyweight
  • Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood; Women's Flyweight
  • Movsar Evloev vs. Hakeem Dawodu; Featherweight
  • Pannie Kianzad vs. Alexis Davis; Women's Bantamweight
  • Frank Camacho vs. Matt Frevola; Lightweight
  • Chase Hooper vs. Steven Peterson; Featherweight
  • Fares Ziam vs. Luigi Vendramini; Lightweight
  • Carlos Felipe vs. Jake Collier; Heavyweight
 

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