Volkanovski vs Ortega Live. UFC 266 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. That will take place on September 25, 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area, United States.
Competition Name: UFC 266
Team Name: Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega Live
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Status: Live Watch HD TV
After a one year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic, the promotion announced the return of ‘International Fight Week’, scheduled to take place in Las Vegas during the days leading up to, and surrounding the event.
A UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Jan Błachowicz (also former KSW Light Heavyweight Champion) and former title challenger Glover Teixeira was scheduled take place at the event. However, the bout was postponed in late June and moved to UFC 267.
A UFC Featherweight Championship bout between current champion Alexander Volkanovski and former title challenger Brian Ortega is expected to headline the event. The pairing was previously scheduled to take place at UFC 260, but it was cancelled a week before taking place as Volkanovski tested positive for COVID-19. The pairing was then postponed a few months as both fighters were named head coaches for The Return of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Volkanovski vs. Team Ortega.
A UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship bout between current champion Valentina Shevchenko and former Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion Lauren Murphy is expected to serve as the co-headliner.
A welterweight bout between former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler and former WEC and Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz (also former welterweight title challenger) is expected to take place at this event, marking the second time a non-main event and non-title bout has been scheduled for 5 rounds. They met previously 17 years ago at UFC 47, with Diaz winning by knockout. If You want to know more about the UFC 266 Full Fight just Click Here.