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11.13.2020 | 3:14 PM ET

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UFC 259
  • Saturday 03.06.2021 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: ESPN
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Endeavor
  • Venue: UFC APEX
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 800,000 | TV Ratings:
  • MMA Bouts: 15
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  • Event Links:
Bout   Info
Jan Błachowicz   defeats   Israel Adesanya   via Decision, Unanimous   5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Amanda Nunes   defeats   Megan Anderson   via Submission, Inverted Triangle-Armbar   2:03 Round 1 of 5 Bout Page
Aljamain Sterling   defeats   Petr Yan   via Disqualificaton, Illegal Knee   4:29 Round 4 of 5, 19:29 Total Bout Page
Islam Makhachev   defeats   Drew Dober   via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke from Half Guard   1:37 Round 3 of 3, 11:37 Total Bout Page
Aleksandar Rakić   defeats   Thiago Santos   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Dominick Cruz   defeats   Casey Kenney   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Kyler Phillips   defeats   Yadong Song   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Askar Askarov   defeats   Joseph Benavidez   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Kai Kara-France   defeats   Rogério Bontorin   via KO/TKO, Punches   4:55 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Tim Elliott   defeats   Jordan Espinosa   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Kennedy Nzechukwu   defeats   Carlos Ulberg   via KO/TKO, Hooks   3:19 Round 2 of 3, 8:19 Total Bout Page
Sean Brady   defeats   Jake Matthews   via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke   3:28 Round 3 of 3, 13:28 Total Bout Page
Amanda Lemos   defeats   Livinha Souza   via KO/TKO, Power Jab to Ground and Pound   3:39 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Uros Medic   defeats   Aalon Cruz   via KO/TKO, Flying Knee to Ground and Pound   1:40 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Trevin Jones   defeats   Mario Bautista   via KO/TKO, Lead Uppercut to Ground and Pound   0:40 Round 2 of 3, 5:40 Total Bout Page
2020.11.13 3:14 PM ET

bout announced

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
2020.11.28 8:09 PM ET

bout announced

Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
2020.11.28 8:09 PM ET

bout announced

Randy Costa vs. Trevin Jones at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2020.12.01 11:54 PM ET

bout rumored

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2020.12.05 1:39 PM ET

bout status update

Benavidez vs. Askarov Changed from Rumored to Confirmed
2020.12.05 1:39 PM ET

bout announced

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2020.12.10 4:18 PM ET

bout rumored

Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
2020.12.12 2:49 PM ET

bout announced

Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews at 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
2020.12.21 12:29 PM ET

bout announced

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2020.12.21 10:46 PM ET

bout status update

Makhachev vs. Dober Changed from Rumored to Confirmed
2020.12.22 11:04 PM ET

bout announced

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2020.12.30 11:29 PM ET

bout announced

Jan Błachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
2021.01.07 11:09 PM ET

bout announced

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.01.09 9:46 PM ET

bout announced

Kai Kara-France vs. Rogério Bontorin at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2021.01.09 10:02 PM ET

bout announced

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.01.11 12:18 PM ET

bout announced

Livinha Souza vs. Amanda Lemos at 115 lbs (52.2 kg)
2021.01.28 2:41 PM ET

bout announced

Carlos Ulberg vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
2021.02.16 12:43 PM ET

bout status update

Costa vs. Jones Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
2021.02.18 10:09 PM ET

bout announced

Trevin Jones vs. Mario Bautista at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.02.22 11:52 PM ET

event start time updated

From Saturday, March 6 at 6:00pm ET to Saturday, March 6 at 10:00pm ET
2021.02.22 11:52 PM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Saturday, March 6 at 6:00pm ET
2021.03.05 1:10 PM ET

weigh-in result

Trevin Jones: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:10 PM ET

weigh-in result

Mario Bautista: 135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:10 PM ET

weigh-in result

Uros Medic: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:10 PM ET

weigh-in result

Aalon Cruz: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Livinha Souza: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Amanda Lemos: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Sean Brady: 170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jake Matthews: 169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Carlos Ulberg: 205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:11 PM ET

weigh-in result

Kennedy Nzechukwu: 205.5 lbs (93.2 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:12 PM ET

weigh-in result

Tim Elliott: 125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:12 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jordan Espinosa: 126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:12 PM ET

weigh-in result

Kai Kara-France: 125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:12 PM ET

weigh-in result

Rogério Bontorin: 126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Joseph Benavidez: 125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Askar Askarov: 127.0 lbs (57.6 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Kyler Phillips: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Yadong Song: 135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Dominick Cruz: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:13 PM ET

weigh-in result

Casey Kenney: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Thiago Santos: 206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Aleksandar Rakić: 206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Islam Makhachev: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Drew Dober: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Petr Yan: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Aljamain Sterling: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Amanda Nunes: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:14 PM ET

weigh-in result

Megan Anderson: 144.5 lbs (65.5 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:15 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jan Błachowicz: 205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
2021.03.05 1:15 PM ET

weigh-in result

Israel Adesanya: 200.5 lbs (90.9 kgs)
2021.03.06 12:26 AM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Saturday, March 6 at 5:00pm ET
2021.03.06 12:26 AM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Saturday, March 6 at 5:45pm ET
2021.03.06 12:26 AM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Saturday, March 6 at 5:15pm ET
2021.03.06 5:18 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Trevin Jones vs. Mario Bautista
Tapology Community Predictions: 4220  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Jones
16%
Bautista
84%
2021.03.06 5:24 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Trevin Jones vs. Mario Bautista
2021.03.06 5:31 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Trevin Jones vs. Mario Bautista
2021.03.06 5:32 PM ET

bout result

Trevin Jones defeats Mario Bautista via KO/TKO at 0:40 of Round 2
2021.03.06 5:44 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz
Tapology Community Predictions: 4291  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Cruz
11%
Medic
89%
2021.03.06 5:50 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz
2021.03.06 5:50 PM ET

bout result

Uros Medic defeats Aalon Cruz via KO/TKO at 1:40 of Round 1
2021.03.06 6:02 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Livinha Souza vs. Amanda Lemos
Tapology Community Predictions: 4225  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Souza
54%
Lemos
46%
2021.03.06 6:07 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Livinha Souza vs. Amanda Lemos
2021.03.06 6:11 PM ET

bout result

Amanda Lemos defeats Livinha Souza via KO/TKO at 3:39 of Round 1
2021.03.06 6:25 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
Tapology Community Predictions: 4343  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Matthews
21%
Brady
79%
2021.03.06 6:29 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
2021.03.06 6:36 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
2021.03.06 6:42 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
2021.03.06 6:45 PM ET

bout result

Sean Brady defeats Jake Matthews via Submission at 3:28 of Round 3
2021.03.06 6:52 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Carlos Ulberg vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
Tapology Community Predictions: 4297  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Nzechukwu
21%
Ulberg
79%
2021.03.06 7:05 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Carlos Ulberg vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
2021.03.06 7:12 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Carlos Ulberg vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
2021.03.06 7:16 PM ET

bout result

Kennedy Nzechukwu defeats Carlos Ulberg via KO/TKO at 3:19 of Round 2
2021.03.06 7:32 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
Tapology Community Predictions: 4332  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Espinosa
22%
Elliott
78%
2021.03.06 7:36 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
2021.03.06 7:43 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
2021.03.06 7:49 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
2021.03.06 7:54 PM ET

Judges Tallying

Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
2021.03.06 7:56 PM ET

bout result

Tim Elliott defeats Jordan Espinosa via 3 Round Decision
2021.03.06 8:07 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Kai Kara-France vs. Rogério Bontorin
Tapology Community Predictions: 4379  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Bontorin
27%
Kara-France
73%
2021.03.06 8:12 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Kai Kara-France vs. Rogério Bontorin
2021.03.06 8:18 PM ET

bout result

Kai Kara-France defeats Rogério Bontorin via KO/TKO at 4:55 of Round 1
2021.03.06 8:40 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
Tapology Community Predictions: 4509  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Benavidez
34%
Askarov
66%
2021.03.06 8:42 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
2021.03.06 8:48 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
2021.03.06 8:55 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
2021.03.06 9:00 PM ET

Judges Tallying

Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
2021.03.06 9:02 PM ET

bout result

Askar Askarov defeats Joseph Benavidez via 3 Round Decision
2021.03.06 9:04 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
Tapology Community Predictions: 4414  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Phillips
18%
Song
82%
2021.03.06 9:10 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
2021.03.06 9:16 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
2021.03.06 9:22 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
2021.03.06 9:28 PM ET

Judges Tallying

Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
2021.03.06 9:29 PM ET

bout result

Kyler Phillips defeats Yadong Song via 3 Round Decision
2021.03.06 9:34 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
Tapology Community Predictions: 4569  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Kenney
30%
Cruz
70%
2021.03.06 9:41 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
2021.03.06 9:46 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
2021.03.06 9:54 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
2021.03.06 9:58 PM ET

Judges Tallying

Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
2021.03.06 10:00 PM ET

bout result

Dominick Cruz defeats Casey Kenney via 3 Round Decision
2021.03.06 10:17 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić
Tapology Community Predictions: 4606  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Rakić
64%
Santos
36%
2021.03.06 10:23 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić
2021.03.06 10:29 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić
2021.03.06 10:35 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić
2021.03.06 10:41 PM ET

Judges Tallying

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakić
2021.03.06 10:42 PM ET

bout result

Aleksandar Rakić defeats Thiago Santos via 3 Round Decision
2021.03.06 10:54 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
Tapology Community Predictions: 4620  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Dober
14%
Makhachev
86%
2021.03.06 11:01 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
2021.03.06 11:07 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
2021.03.06 11:14 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
2021.03.06 11:16 PM ET

bout result

Islam Makhachev defeats Drew Dober via Submission at 1:37 of Round 3
2021.03.06 11:26 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
Tapology Community Predictions: 4650  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Yan
61%
Sterling
39%
2021.03.06 11:35 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
2021.03.06 11:42 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
2021.03.06 11:48 PM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
2021.03.06 11:54 PM ET

Round 4 In Progress

Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling
2021.03.07 12:05 AM ET

bout result

Aljamain Sterling defeats Petr Yan via Disqualificaton at 4:29 of Round 4
2021.03.07 12:11 AM ET

Fighter Announcements

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
Tapology Community Predictions: 4680  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Anderson
9%
Nunes
91%
2021.03.07 12:23 AM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 12:25 AM ET

bout result

Amanda Nunes defeats Megan Anderson via Submission at 2:03 of Round 1
2021.03.07 12:55 AM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 1:01 AM ET

Round 3 In Progress

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 1:07 AM ET

Round 4 In Progress

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 1:13 AM ET

Round 5 In Progress

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 1:18 AM ET

Judges Tallying

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
2021.03.07 1:21 AM ET

bout result

Jan Błachowicz defeats Israel Adesanya via 5 Round Decision
2021.03.07 10:11 AM ET

Event Complete

UFC 259

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