This could end up being the last time ever that we see Diaz make the famous walk to the cage for the UFC, so it won’t be a contest to miss.
Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 279, including the date, announced fight card thus far, location and more.
UPDATE 10th September 2022
What are the betting odds for the new co-main event? Find out below!
What are the betting odds for the new main event? Find out below!
What time does Diaz fight on the card for fans in the UK to watch? Find out below:
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Check out our prediction for the new co-main event below!
Chimaev has ‘blamed’ a British MMA star for missing weight!
Daniel Cormier addresses the massive changes to the card before fight night:
UPDATE 9th September 2022
Tony Ferguson will face Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 279 after Khamzat Chimaev failed to make weight on Friday!
Dana White has revealed the UFC 279 press conference was cancelled minutes after it began “for everybody’s safety”…
UPDATE 8th September 2022
Khamzat Chimaev issues a warning to Nate Diaz!
Kevin Holland had some unkind words for Khamzat Chimaev heading into UFC 279!
Tony Ferguson believes he can get Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement!
Check out the latest odds for the main event below:
Hoping to watch the live stream? Find out how to below!
Check out our predictions for the main event below:
UPDATE 7th September 2022
Nate Diaz discusses the renewal of his UFC contract!
Dana White admits he nearly had a scrap with Nate Diaz in a nightclub!
Find out the date for the event below:
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Check out the full fight card for the event below:
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Hoping to watch the event in the UK? Check out our guide to the start times below!
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Want to know how to watch the event live? We’re got you covered:
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Check out how to watch the weigh-ins for the fight card below!
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Check out what time Chimaev fights on the night below!
UPDATE 6th September 2022
Nate Diaz still wants to throw down with Conor McGregor one more time!
Kamaru Usman isn’t a big fan of Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz!
Khamzat Chimaev has been accused of trying to start a fight with Paulo Costa at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas!
UPDATE 5th September 2022
Nate Diaz reveals how his fight against Khamzat Chimaev got booked!
Nate Diaz will launch his own mixed martial arts promotion after UFC 279!
UPDATE 29th August 2022
Khamzat Chimaev explains why he’s fighting Nate Diaz next month!
UPDATE 24th August 2022
Leon Edwards will gladly give Nate Diaz a title shot if he beats Khamzat Chimaev!
UPDATE 17th August 2022
Dana White makes a big statement about Khamzat Chimaev’s future!
UPDATE 10th August 2022
Nate Diaz’s coach believes he is ‘a better grappler’ than Khamzat Chimaev…
UPDATE 5th August 2022
Jorge Masvidal wouldn’t be surprised to see Nate Diaz pull off the upset at UFC 279!
UPDATE 4th August 2022
Anthony Pettis wants people to put some respect on Nate Diaz’s name!
UPDATE 26th July 2022
Chimaev has sent a chilling threat to Diaz
UPDATE 23rd July 2022
Michael Bisping has made a pretty massive claim about the main event!
UPDATE 20th July 2022
Jake Paul has revealed he will be placing a big bet on the main event!
UFC 279 will be taking place on Saturday, September 10th 2022.
Announced Fight Card
The following contests have been confirmed for the event (as of writing on Saturday, September 10th 2022) by the official UFC website:
- Darian Weeks vs Yohan Lainesse – Welterweight Bout
- Melissa Martinez vs Elise Reed – Women’s Strawweight Bout
- Chad Anheliger vs Alatengheili – Bantamweight Bout
- Norma Dumont vs Danyelle Wolf – Women’s Featherweight Bout
- Jake Collier vs Chris Barnett – Heavyweight Bout
- Denis Tiuliuin vs Jamie Pickett – Middleweight Bout
- Jailton Almeida vs Anton Turkalj – Catchweight Bout
- Hakeem Dawodu vs Julian Erosa – Featherweight Bout
- Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba – Light Heavyweight Bout
- Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson – Women’s Bantamweight Bout
- Li Jingliang vs Daniel Rodriguez – Catchweight Bout
- Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland – Catchweight Bout
- Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson – Welterweight Main Event Bout
We will update this page as and when there are more contests confirmed for the UFC 279 fight card by the company.
UFC 279 will be taking place live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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