UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman will be looking to continue his dominance at UFC 268, but what date is the event?
Usman will be taking on Colby Covington inside of Madison Square Garden, New York City, defending his UFC Welterweight Championship in the main event of the fight card.
Here is everything you need to know about where and when UFC 268 will be taking place.
As well as the huge main event, Rose Namajunas will be defending her UFC Strawweight Championship in a rematch against former Champ: Weili Zhang.
Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler is also being regarded as the 'main event of the undercard' and could see either man propelled up towards a Lightweight title shot at some point in 2022.
What Date Is UFC 268?
UFC 268 will be taking place on Saturday, November 6th 2021 live on PPV from the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City.
UFC and MMA legend Chael Sonnen recently weighed in on Covington being so quiet ahead of his 170-pound clash, with the outspoken fighter having usually said something controversial by this point in the build-up.
Sonnen said: “He’s very, very quiet by Colby standards. What can we gain from that? Well, without question, we can gain a laser focus. Without question, we can gain that Colby understands this is his last shot, at least as long as Usman stays champion.
"Much like [Jorge] Masvidal, great guys who could make it back to the top again; they will never get that opportunity if Usman is the champion.
"You beat a guy once, you don’t have to fight him twice. You beat a guy twice, you damn sure don’t have to fight him a third time. So, when you have these opportunities, you’ve got to make the most of them.”
Here is the currently confirmed fight card for UFC 268:
- UFC Welterweight Title - Kamaru Usman (c) vs Colby Covington
- Women's Strawweight Title - Rose Namajunas (c) vs. Weili Zhang
- Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler
- Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera
- Sean Strickland vs. TBA
- Irene Aldana vs. Unknown Fighter
- Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Nassourdine Imavov
- Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo
- Al Iaquinta vs. Bobby Green
- Aleksa Camur vs. John Allan
- Alexsandro Pereira vs. Andreas Michailidis
- Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. T.J. Laramie
- Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
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