Join us Saturday, November 6th, 2021, for a LIVE ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast in the player above of the UFC 268 PPV (pay-per-view) MAIN CARD, with LIVE updates, commentary, results & reactions; which will begin at 10PM/7PM ETPT, around the start of the Main Card opener between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler. The event is being simulcast in English & Spanish on ESPN+ from Madison Square Garden, NY, NY.
Throughout the telecast, our host, Matt Ryan & co-host/producer, Shakiel Mahjouri, will bring you every single important bit of violence! Please join us and be sure to subscribe to Combat Culture on YouTube.
The UFC showcases the rematch for the UFC Welterweight Championship in the main event, between reigning champ, Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman, who is currently on an impressive 20-fight win streak, sporting a phenomenal 19-1 fight record and his returning contender, foe, Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington, with a 16-2 record, who has not stepped inside the Octagon since September 19th, of last year, but is still coming at this ranked #1.
Meanwhile, the co-main event features our second title fight rematch battle today, this one will be for the UFC Strawweight Championship between champ, ‘Thug Rose’ Namajunas, with a record of 10-4 and the #1 ranked, Weili ‘Magnum’ Zhang, with a storied 21-2 record.
Also on the card, we have a highly-anticipated Lightweight match between Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje and Michael Chandler, in what is now our main card opener. As well as an exciting matchup between Featherweights, Shane ‘Hurricane’ Burgos, and Billy Quarantillo. Plus, a promising showdown including Bantamweights Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar vs. Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera.
Our featured prelim bout will be between Middleweights Andreas Michailidis and the exciting UFC debut of kickboxing sensation, Alex Pereira... which is expected not to disappoint, as part of our extensive nine-bout undercard. What a wild Saturday full of fights we have to share with you!
Here’s a look at the UFC 268: ‘KAMARU USMAN VS COLBY COVINGTON 2’ fight card records —
ESPN+ PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. NOV 6 - 10PM/7PM ETPT
14. UFC WW Champion Kamaru Usman (19-1) vs. Colby Covington 2 (16-2)
13. UFC SW Champion Rose Namajunas (10-4) vs. Weili Zhang 2 (21-2)
12. 135lbs: Frankie Edgar (24-9) vs. Marlon Vera (19-7)
11. 145lbs: Shane Burgos (13-3) vs. Billy Quarantillo (16-3)
10. 155lbs: Justin Gaethje (22-3) vs. Michael Chandler (22-6)
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Remember that BloodyElbow.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 268 fight card right HERE. Tonight’s show will air as a PPV event on ESPN+. Coverage will start with four Early Preliminary card fights on ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass, which should commence around 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT. The Featured Prelims will air on ESPN+/ESPNews at 8PM/5PM ETPT. Finally, the main card will air on ESPN+ PPV. That kicks off at 10PM/7PM ETPT, which is when our live stream commentary will begin for you on YT.
Although we are not providing a radio-style play-by-play prelims show, we will have results posts for you here on Bloody Elbow. Here is a look at the Prelims Card:
ESPN+/ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
9. 185lbs: Andreas Michailidis (13-4) vs. Alex Pereira (3-1)
8. 155lbs: Al Iaquinta (14-6-1) vs. Bobby Green (27-12-1)
7. 185lbs: Phil Hawes (11-2) vs. Chris Curtis (26-8)
6. 185lbs: Edmen Shahbazyan (11-2) vs. Nassourdine Imavov (10-3)
5. 170lbs: Jordan Williams (9-5) vs. Ian Garry (7-0)
ESPN+/UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS | 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT
4. 265lbs: Gian Villante (17-13) vs. Chris Barnett (21-7)
3. 205lbs: Aleksa Camur (6-2) vs. John Allan (13-6)
2. 145lbs: Melsik Baghdasaryan (6-1) vs. Bruno Souza (10-1)
1. 125lbs: C.J. Vergara (9-2) vs. Ode Osbourne (9-4)
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After the fights, join us for the 6th ROUND POST-FIGHT SHOW, for hot takes, possible next fights, results, and reactions to the overall event with your Bloody Elbow fight experts, Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado. Find this in-depth analysis to the UFC 268 event after the fights on our BE Presents YouTube and SoundCloud channels: