How To Live Stream UFC 243 PPV Event From Australia
UFC is returning to business later tonight (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) to stage the UFC 243 ‘Whittaker vs. Adesanya’ MMA event from inside the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.
In the main headliner division’s champion, Robert Whittaker will look to defend his crown against 185-pound interim champ Israel Adesanya in a title unification bout.
Whittaker won all eight fights since moving up to middleweight four years ago and still pose a legit threat to rising star Adesanya.
‘Stylebender’ is full of confidence and ready to make history currently undefeated in his MMA career and winning all six UFC bouts.
Meanwhile, in the co-headlining act, top, lightweight contenders Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker will battle.
The main card also includes an intriguing heavyweight bout between Sergey Spivak and Tai Tuivasa.
Preliminary bouts will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass, the leftover ‘prelims’ airs on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET, then pay-per-view (PPV) main card starts at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
Check out below UFC 243 fight card and results:
Main Card ( ESPN+ PPV at 10 p.m. ET):
Dhiego Lima def. Luke Jumeau via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yorgan De Castro def. Justin Tafa via first-round KO (2:10)
Preliminary Card (ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET):
Jake Matthews def. Rostem Akman via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Callan Potter def. Maki Pitolo via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Brad Riddell def. Jamie Mullarkey via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26 x2)
Megan Anderson def. Zarah Fairn dos Santos via sub (triangle choke) (R1, 3:57)
“Prelims” (UFC Fight Pass at 6:45 p.m. ET):
Ji Yeon Kim def. Nadia Kassem via second-round TKO (4:59)
Khalid Taha def. Bruno Silva via submission (arm-triangle) (R3, 3:00)
It's fight day! 🏆
— UFC (@ufc) October 5, 2019