The anticipation is mounting as fans of UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) from around the world eagerly anticipate the battle between two formidable competitors, Israel Adesanya and Sean Strickland, at UFC 293. This epic bout promises to be a night of furious action, with the potential to transform the landscape of the middleweight class. In this post, we’ll go into the intricacies of the forthcoming Adesanya vs. Strickland battle and investigate how fans may watch it via live stream.
UFC returns to Australia with another electrifying spectacle, headlined by Israel Adesanya defending his recently claimed UFC middleweight title against Sean Strickland at Quodos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.
Israel Adesanya’s MMA career took a turn after he knocked out Alex Pereira at UFC 287, and now another test awaits him as he faces Strickland, who has lost only twice since making his return to the middleweight division in 2020. Initially, The Last Stylebender was expected to face Dricus Du Pleasis, but the plan changed soon as Dricus was still recovering from an injury.
Adesanya vs. Strickland UFC 293 Event Details:
Venue: Quodos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia
Date: Sunday, September 10
Start Time: 10:00 pm ET / 3:00 am UK Time
Main Event Cage-walks (approx): 1:00 am ET / 6:00 am UK Time
These Timings could change depending on the length of undercard fights.
How Can I Watch UFC 293 from the U.S.
UFC 293 main card is available via PPV on ESPN+ for $79.99. New subscribers can save up to 30% by subscribing to the $124.98 plan for the UFC 293 PPV and ESPN+ annual subscription.
Where to watch Adesanya vs. Strickland fight in the United Kingdom:
* TNT Sports 1 is accessible on the app and website.
How to Watch UFC 293 in Canada?
If you’re in Canada and eager to catch all the thrilling action of UFC 293, you have several options to choose from. Here’s a brief preview of how to watch this blockbuster event:
You can watch the prelims event on TSN and TSN plus, for the pay per view you have to order the cable service provider in your area like: Bell / Rogers / Shaw / SaskTel / Videotron / Telus / Eastlink.
How to watch UFC 293 “Adesanya vs. Strickland” Fight in Australia:
Kayo Sports / Fetch TV / UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass
Israel Adesanya Bio and Record
* Nationality: Nigerian
* Date of birth: July 22, 1989
* Height: 6′ 4″
* Reach: 80″
* Total fights: 26
* Record: 24-2-0
Sean Strickland Bio and Record:
* Nationality: American
* Date of birth: February 27, 1991
* Height: 6′ 1″
* Reach: 76″
* Total fights: 32
* Record: 27-5-0
Adesanya vs. Strickland Fight Card:
Below is the complete fight card of Adesanya vs. Strickland:
* Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland – Middleweight Title Bout
* Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov – Heavyweight Bout
* Manel Kape vs. Felipe Dos Santos – Flyweight Bout
* Justin Tafa vs. Austen Lane – Heavyweight Bout
* Tyson Pedro vs. Anton Turkalj – Light Heavyweight Bout
* Carlos Ulberg vs. DA Woon Jung – Light Heavyweight Bout
* Jack Jenkins vs. Chepe Mariscal – Featherweight Bout
* Jamie Mullarkey vs. John Makdessi – Lightweight Bout
* Nasrat Haqparast vs. Landon Quinones – Lightweight Bout
* Mike Diamond vs. Charlie Radtke – Welterweight Bout
* Shane Young vs. Gabriel Miranda – Featherweight Bout
* Kevin Jousset vs. Kiefer Crosbie – Welterweight Bout
UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland Preview
Main Event: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland:
Israel Adesanya (24-2 MMA, 13-2 UFC) debuted in 2011 after a kickboxing career where he won more than 70 fights. After joining the UFC in 2018, he quickly rose in the ranks; he defeated Kelvin Gastelum in 2019 for the interim UFC middleweight title and, a few months later, won against Robert Whittaker to become the champion.
Israel Adesanya defended his belt five teams before losing it to Alex Pereira at UFC 281. However, he avenged the loss and won the belt back in April in UFC 287 by knocking him out.
On the other hand, his opponent Strickland (27-5 MMA, 14-5 UFC) made his pro debut in 2008 and joined the UFC in 2014 and is 14-5 with the promotion. Pereira broke his six-fight win streak and has gone 2-1 since then and is on a two-fight win streak. He won in January against Nassourdine Imavov and then defeated Abusupiyan Magomedov via TKO in July.
Co-main event: Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov
A Sydney-based Australian heavyweight, Tai Tuivasa (15-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) has lost consecutive fights by knockout after a five-fight winning streak of knockouts of his own, winning against Stefan Struve, Greg Hardy, Augusto Sakai, and two-time title challenger Derrick Lewis. After that, he dropped bouts with Ciryl Gane and Sergei Pavlovich.
It’s worth mentioning that the 30-year-old hasn’t fought in his home country for four years and has failed to record a win in his country since February 2018, his second UFC fight.
Meanwhile, his opponent, Alexander Volkov (36-10 MMA, 10-4 UFC), had a four-fight winning streak after coming to the promotion. However, he has failed to win more than two games in a row in over five years.
Moreover, several other anticipated fights are also scheduled on the Adesanya vs. Sean fight card. Manel Kape will take on Felipe Dos Santos, Justin Tafa on Austern Lame, and Tyson Pedro vs. Anton Turkal (for a Light Heavyweight Bout).