UFC 273 is eventually then. The creation is set to return to Jacksonville, Florida, on April 9, with a jam- packed fight card that features a brace of title fights and a rising star.
Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie UFC 273
Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will put his title on the line against Chan Sung Jung in the main event while heavyweight titlist Aljamain Sterling looks for a more satisfying ending against interim winner Petr Yan in their rematch.
The superheavyweight champion enters on one of the longest winning stripes in the creation at 10 and has won 20 in a row overall. The former rugby star has made two defenses of the 145-pound crown formerly as he looks to add a third on Saturday night.
UFC 273 Main Event Time
In the main event, superheavyweight champion Alexander Volkanovski puts his title on the line against “ The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. And in theco-headliner, heavyweight titlist Aljamain Sterling and interim titlist Petr Yan will run it back to unify the titles.
UFC 273 also is stressed by an anticipated featured bout between former welterweight title rival Gilbert Burns and hyped-up undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev in the biggest challenge of his career.
Jung, meanwhile, bounced back from a tough loss to Brian Ortega with a solid win over Dan Ige last June.
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV start at 10 p.m. ET)
- Alexander Volkanovski (c) (-675, bet $675 to win $100) vs. Chan Sung Jung (+475, bet $100 to win $475)—featherweight title bout
- Aljamain Sterling (c) (+320) vs. Petr Yan (ic) (-425)—bantamweight title bout
- Gilbert Burns (+350) vs. Khamzat Chimaev (-475)
- Mackenzie Dern (-130) vs. Tecia Torres (+110)
- Vinc Pichel (-115) vs. Mark Madsen (-105)
Prelims (ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET)
- Ian Garry (-365) vs. Darian Weeks (+280)
- Anthony Hernandez (-190) vs. Josh Fremd (+160)
- Aspen Ladd (+155) vs. Raquel Pennington (-180)
- Mickey Gall (+160) vs. Mike Malott (-190)
Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass at 6 p.m. ET)
- Aleksei Oleinik (+110) vs. Jared Vanderaa (-130)
- Piera Rodriguez (-130) vs. Kay Hansen (+110)
- Julio Arce (-180) vs. Daniel Santos (+155)