UFC 258 arrives subsequent weekend as welterweight champion Kamaru Usman places his title on the road in opposition to Gilbert Burns.
The UFC is again from Fight Island after Dustin Poirier’s dramatic victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 in mid-January.
Kamaru Usman defends welterweight title in opposition to Gilbert Burns at UFC 258
The subsequent essential occasion is quick approaching and it guarantees to be one other thriller.
Usman had a mind-blowing run within the elite MMA world and defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 final July.
Now he’ll defend his world crown in opposition to former sparring associate Burns, who beat Tyron Woodley in his final struggle final May.
Here’s all the pieces you want to learn about UFC 258 …
UFC 258: begin date and time
The essential occasion is predicted to happen within the early hours of Sunday February 14 for UK followers.
It takes place on the UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas.
British followers can anticipate the entrance web page struggle between Usman and Burns to start round 5 a.m.
UFC 258: TV and Live Streaming
UFC 258 will air on BT Sport 1 with protection beginning at 1 a.m. All particulars will observe.
It can be streamed reside on BT Sport’s web site and app for subscribers.
EE cell prospects can be ready to get a FREE three month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT at 150. You can then cancel the trial at any time.
The first preliminaries can be broadcast on UFC Fight Pass and within the US, all prelims can be broadcast concurrently on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN + in English and Spanish.
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Subject to change
Kamaru Usman (c) v Gilbert Burns, welterweight Maycee Barber v Alexa Grasso, feminine flyweight
Polyana Viana v Mallory Martin, feminine strawweight Gabriel Green v Philip Rowe, welterweight Julian Marquez v Maki Pitolo, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum v Ian Heinisch, middleweight Rodolfo Vieira v Anthony Hernandez, middleweight Pedro Munhoz v Jimmie Rivera, bantamweight Dhiego Lima vs. Belal Muhammad, welterweight Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick, ladies’s flyweight Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon, featherweight
Gilbert Burns defeated Tyron Woodley in his final UFC 258 struggle: What was stated?
Gilbert Burns: “Kamaru and I had not less than over 200 rounds of preventing.
“I educated with Kamaru for seven years and we each love to prepare.
“He was a great coaching associate for me and I used to be a great associate for him. Just exercises, over 200.
“And simply the wrestling classes plus the wrestling classes, for certain I’ve so many hours on the mat with Kamaru. We know one another very nicely.
“I’ve a lot respect for Kamaru. I prefer it loads and it is going to be a contest.
“No dangerous blood, nothing. I’ve nothing in opposition to him. He’s a fantastic champion, a great teammate.
“We have been by no means shut associates, we by no means texted or something, it was all the time about preventing.
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