Fighting does not get much better than this.
Israel Adesanya (19-0) defending his middleweight title against Paulo Costa (13-0). Two undefeated fighters in the peak of their primes.
This is why we love the UFC. When the best fight the best.
The UFC returns to ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi for this event. The UFC will hold five consecutive events there over the coming month
As always, you can watch UFC 253: Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa in Australia on pay-per-view through Main Event.
You can also purchase UFC 253 through the UFC’s streaming service UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 253 is stacked with Aussie and Kiwi talent and a great co-main event.
The light-heavyweight title will also be on the line as Dominick Reyes takes on Jan Blachowicz in the co-main event.
Israel Adesanya is a strong favourite coming into his UFC middleweight title defence against Paulo Costa. The champion is paying $1.53 to keep the middleweight title, you can get $2.50 if you back the challenger. These experts are agreeing with the oddsmakers by picking Adesanya.
If you are chasing value, Adesanya is paying $4 to win by decision and Costa is paying $6.50 to win by KO/TKO in the first round.
Event: UFC 253 – Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa
Date: Sunday, 27 September 2020
Main Card (Mainevent PPV) – 12pm AEST
Preliminary Card (ESPN 2/UFC Fight Pass) – 10am AEST
Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass) – 9:00am AEST
Times are Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Last Updated: 24 September 2020