About UFC 266
Who is fighting in the UFC 266 main event?
Alexander Volkanovski is defending the UFC featherweight title against Brian Ortega in the main event. This fight was originally scheduled for UFC 260, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. Volkanovski and Ortega coached against each other in the most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Who is fighting in the co-main event of UFC 266?
Valentina Shevchenko is defending the women’s flyweight title against Lauren Murphy in the co-main event. Nick Diaz is also making his UFC return in a rematch against Robbie Lawler. Diaz and Lawler previously fought 17 years ago all the way back at UFC 47 in 2004.
When was the last time Nick Diaz fought in the UFC?
Nick Diaz has not fought since 2015. Diaz is one of the biggest UFC stars of his era and his rematch against Robbie Lawler is highly anticipated. Diaz won the first fight by KO/TKO in an entertaining striking match.
When and where is UFC 266?
UFC 266 takes place on Saturday, September 25, and will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. ET, and the main card starts at 10:00 p.m. ET.