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UFC 253 fight card on Fight Island: Adesanya vs. Costa

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero mix it up during UFC 248 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 7, 2020.  Credit: AP/Steve Marcus

Event: UFC 253

Date: Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020

Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (aka, "Fight Island")

Venue: Flash Forum

Where to watch: ESPN+, ESPN2, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 253 main card, 10 p.m. Eastern on ESPN+ PPV

Middleweight title: Champion Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

Vacant light heavyweight title: Jan Blachowicz vs. Dominick Reyes

Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval

Sijara Eubanks vs. Ketlen Vieira

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

UFC 253 prelims, 8 p.m. on ESPN2 and ESPN+

Alex da Silva vs. Brad Riddell

Jake Matthews vs. Diego Sanchez

Nate Landwehr vs. Shane Young

Aleksa Camur vs. William Knight

UFC 253 early prelims, 7 p.m. on UFC Fight Pass

Juan Espino vs. Jeff Hughes

Khadis Ibragimov vs. Danilo Marques

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