About UFC 265
Who is fighting in the UFC 265 main event?
Ciryl Gane is fighting Derrick Lewis in the main event. The matchup is for the interim UFC heavyweight title, and the winner is expected to face UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou for the undisputed title.
Why is there an interim heavyweight title fight at UFC 265?
UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou informed the UFC that he would not be ready to defend the title by August, so the UFC elected to create an interim title.
Who is fighting in the co-main event of UFC 265?
The co-main event was originally scheduled to be a women’s bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña, but the bout was pulled from the card after Nunes tested positive for COVID-19. The next bout up on the card is a bantamweight fight between former featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz.
When and where is UFC 265?
UFC 265 takes place on Saturday, August 7, and will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. ET, and the main card starts at 10:00 p.m. ET.