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UFC 279 India Time and Full Fight Card

LockerRoom Team
09 September 2022

UFC 279: DIAZ VS FERGUSON will air live in Asia on Sunday, from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The main card will start at 10 am (Hong Kong) and the prelims begin at 6 am and will be live in India from 7:30 AM IST on 11 September 2022. All athletes have weighed in and 13 bouts are official to proceed.

In a last-minute update to UFC 279, there is a new main event: two all-action UFC favourites Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson will now face each other in a five-round welterweight bout.

Formerly scheduled against Diaz in the main event, Khamzat Chimaev was unable to make weight, and due to his weight management issues, the UFC medical team advised him to stop cutting weight. Chimaev will move up to a catchweight bout of 180 lbs and face Kevin Holland in the new five-round co-main event.

For the third fight on the main card, Li Jingliang will now face Daniel Rodriguez in a 180-lb. catchweight bout. Leech made weight for what was originally scheduled as a welterweight bout.

UFC 279 Full Fight Card

  • Main Event - Welterweight Bout: Nate Diaz (171) vs Tony Ferguson (171)
  • Co-Main Event - Catchweight (180-lbs) Bout: Khamzat Chimaev (178.5)* vs Kevin Holland (179.5)
  • Catchweight (180-lbs) Bout: Li Jingliang (170.5) vs Daniel Rodriguez (179)
  • Women’s Catchweight (140-lbs) Bout: Irene Aldana (137.5) vs Macy Chiasson (139.5)
  • Light Heavyweight Bout: Johnny Walker (205) vs Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
  • Featherweight Bout: Hakeem Dawodu (149.5)** vs Julian Erosa (146)
  • Catchweight (220-lbs) Bout: Jailton Almeida (216.5) vs Anton Turkalj (214)
  • Middleweight Bout: Denis Tiuliulin (186) vs Jamie Pickett (185.5)
  • Heavyweight Bout: Jake Collier (265) vs Chris Barnett (267.5)***
  • Women’s Featherweight Bout: Norma Dumont (146) vs Danyelle Wolf (146)
  • Bantamweight Bout: Chad Anheliger (135.5) vs Alatengheili (135)
  • Women’s Strawweight Bout: Melissa Martinez (113.5) vs Elise Reed (115.5)
  • Welterweight Bout: Darian Weeks (170.5) vs Yohan Lainesse (171)

How to watch UFC 279 in India | UFC 279 India Time

UFC 279 will be Live in India on Sunday, 11 September 2022 from 7:30 AM Indian Time (IST) on SONY TEN 1 (English), SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) & SONY TEN 4 (Tamil & Telugu) channels. UFC 279 will also be streamed in India on SONY LIV.

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