On Saturday night, Stipe Miocic will once again enter the Octagon to defend the heavyweight championship. This time, in the main event of UFC 260, he meets the most feared striker in the sport when he faces red-hot Francis Ngannou.
Ngannou previously came up short in an attempt to win the title from Miocic, losing a decision at UFC 220. Ngannou will enter the Octagon on a four-fight winning streak, winning all four fights by knockout and with no opponent lasting more than 71 seconds.
Miocic already has his legacy cemented in the sport’s lore. He became the most accomplished heavyweight champion in UFC history with a third title defense in 2018. After losing the first fight to Daniel Cormier later that year, Miocic rebounded to win the next two in the trilogy and lock in just one title victory shy of Randy Couture’s record for most wins in any major promotion. Now, the native of Cleveland can tie the record with a second defeat of Ngannou.
Meanwhile, the rest of the card may not offer a ton of name value, but there’s still interesting things to peruse when looking for bets to make. Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking to end a three-fight losing skid when he faces fast rising contender Vicente Luque, who has 17 stoppages in 19 victories. Plus, knockout artist “Suga” Sean O’Malley is back and looking to get in the win column again when he faces veteran Thomas Almeida.
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Below is all the information you need to catch UFC 260 on Saturday night.
How to watch UFC 260 prelims
Date: March 27 | Location: UFC Apex — Las Vegas
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Channel: ESPN | Stream: fuboTV (Try for free)
How to watch UFC 260 main card
Date: March 27
Location: UFC Apex — Las Vegas, Nevada
Start time: 10 p.m. ET
How to watch: ESPN+ PPV (main card) | Price: $64.99
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