Edwards vs Usman and all the fights tonight

In this weekend’s UFC 286 main event, Leon Edwards defends his welterweight title against Kamaru Usman in front of his home crowd.

FOLLOW LIVE: UFC 286 – Latest fight updates between Edwards and Usman

Edwards defeated Usman in dramatic fashion with one minute remaining in the rematch in August, seven years after losing a point to the Nigerian Nightmare.

Jamaican-born Edwards became Britain’s second UFC champion with his stunning headkick knockout of Usman. Now he is making his first defense of the belt at the UFC’s first pay-per-view event in the UK since 2016.

The co-main event pits former lightweight title challenger Justin Gaethje against rising contender Rafael Fiziev. Here’s everything you need to know.

When is it?

UFC 286 takes place on Saturday March 18th at the O2 Arena in London.

Early prelims begin at 17:00 GMT (9:00am PT, 11:00am CT, 12:00pm ET), with prelims beginning at 19:00 GMT (11:00am PT, 1:00pm). CT, 2:00 p.m. ET). The main card is then scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. PT, 3:00 p.m. CT, 4:00 p.m. ET).

How can I view it?

The card will be broadcast live on BT Sport Box Office in the UK – priced at £19.95 – with the broadcaster’s app and website also streaming the fights.

In the US, ESPN+ will stream the action live, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.




Full odds via Betway.

Full ticket (subject to change)

Two-time UFC lightweight title challenger Justin Gaethje (Getty Images)

Two-time UFC lightweight title challenger Justin Gaethje (Getty Images)

main card

Leon Edwards (C) vs Kamaru Usman 3 (Welterweight Title)

Justin Gaethje defeated. Rafael Fiziev by majority vote (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Gunnar Nelson defeated. Bryan Barberena on first round submission (Armbar, 4:51)

Defeated Jennifer Maia. Casey O’Neill by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Marvin Vettori defeated. Roman Dolidze by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

front matter

Jack Shore defeated. Makwan Amirkhani on Round Two Submission (Rear Naked Choke, 4:27)

Chris Duncan defeated. Omar Morales by split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Yanal Ashmoz defeated. Sam Patterson via KO in the first round (punches, 1:15)

Muhammad Mokaev defeated. Jafel Filho on Third Round Submission (Rear Naked Choke, 2:42)

Early Heats

Defeated Lerone Murphy. Gabriel Santos via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Christian Leroy Duncan defeated. Dusko Todorovic via first-round TKO (knee injury, 1:52)

Jake Hadley defeated. Malcolm Gordon via first-round TKO (body punches, 1:01)

Joanne Wood defeated. Luana Carolina by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein ends in a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Defeated Veronica Hardy. Juliana Miller by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


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