UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 Fight Card, Date, Time, Tickets

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UFC 286 PPV will be UFC’s third International PPV in 2023. The event will take place at The O2 Arena in London, UK, on March 18, 2023. This will be the first PPV to take place in the UK since UFC 204 in October 2016.

Event Info

  • Date: March 18, 2023
  • Start Time: Early Prelims 12:30 PM EST, Prelims, 3 PM EST, Main Card 5 PM EST
  • Location: The O2 Arena, London, England, UK


The tickets for UFC 286 events are available here at Vivid Seats.


Main Card

Main Event: Leon Edwards(c) vs Kamaru Usman 3 – UFC Welterweight Championship bout

Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman 3 for UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 286
  • Results: Leon Edwards won via majority decision (48-46, 48-46, 47-47)
  • Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman will fight in the main event of UFC 286, as confirmed by Dana White during UFC Vegas 67 post-fight press conference. This will be their trilogy bout with Edward’s Welterweight Championship on the line. Edwards won the title from Usman at UFC 278. Colby Covington weighed in as the back-up fighter for this bout.

Co-Main Event: Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev – Lightweight Bout

Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev UFC 286
  • Result: Justin Gaethje won via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
  • On January 14, 2023, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev bout this event. The bout was later confirmed as the co-main event by Dana White.

Bryan Barberena vs Gunnar Nelson – Welterweight Bout

Bryan Barberena vs Gunnar Nelson UFC 286
  • Result: Gunnar Nelson won via submission at 4:51 of round 1 (Watch Video)

Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill – Women’s Flyweight Bout

Jennifer Maia vs Casey O'Neill UFC 286
  • Result: Jennifer Maia won via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • On January 5, 2023, Dama De Ferro Twitter Handle revealed a flyweight bout between Jennifer Maia and Casey O’Neill. The bout was later confirmed by MMA Island.

Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze – Middleweight Bout

Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidze UFC 286
  • Result: Marvin Vettori won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • On December 15, 2022, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported Marvin Vettori and Roman Dolidze will fight in a middleweight bout.


Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani – Featherweight Bout

Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani UFC 286
  • Result: Jack Shore won via submission at 4:27 of round 2 (Watch video)
  • On January 20, 2023, Alex Behunin reported Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani bout for this event.

Chris Duncan vs Omar Morales – Lightweight Bout

Chris Duncan vs Omar Morales UFC 286
  • Result: Chris Duncan won via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
  • One January 11, 2023, Combat Sports UK reported that Chris Duncan will make his UFC debut against Michal Figlak at London card. Two days later, Duncan later revealed that Figlak is out of the bout now. Omar Morales was later announced to face Duncan at the event.

Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz – Lightweight Bout

Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz UFC 286
  • Result: Yanal Ashmoz won via KO at 1:15 of round 1 (Watch Video)
  • On January 22, 2023, Eurosport’s Marcel Dorff reported that a clash of two lightweight debutants in Sam Patterson and Yanal Ashmoz.

Jafel Filho vs Muhammad Makaev – Flyweight Bout

Jafel Filho vs Muhammad Mokaev UFC 286
  • Muhammad Makaev won via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:32 of round 3
  • On January 16, 2023, ESPN reported Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Filho bout for this event. This will be Filho’s UFC debut.

Early Prelims

Lerone Murphy vs Gabriel Santos – Featherweight Bout

Lerone Murphy vs Gabriel Santos UFC 286
  • Result: Lerone Murphy won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Christian Leroy Duncan vs Duško Todorović Middleweight bout

Christian Leroy Duncan vs. Duško Todorović UFC 286
  • Result: Christian Leroy Duncan won via TKO at 1:52 of round 1 (Watch Video)
  • On December 31, 2022, Christian Leroy Duncan announced that he has signed with UFC and will compete on London card. Later, on January 20, 2023, The Serbian Gradske reported that

Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon – 129.5 Lbs Catchweight Bout

Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon UFC 286
  • Result: Jake Hadley won via TKO at 1:01 of round 1 (Watch Video)
  • On December 23, 2022, MMA Reporter Aaron Bronsteter reported a bout between Jake Hadley and Malcolm Gordon. Gordon missed weight for this fight by 3.5 lbs and the fight was changed to a catchweight 129.5 lbs bout. Gordon also paid a 30% fine from his purse to Hadley.

Joanne Wood vs Luana Carolina – Women’s Flyweight Bout

Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina UFC 286
  • Result: Joanne Wood won via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
  • On December 17, 2022, Ag.Fight reported a women’s flyweight bout between Joanne Wood and Luana Carolina.

Jai Herbert vs Ľudovít KleinLightweight bout

Jai Herbert vs. Ľudovít Klein UFC 286
  • Result: Draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
  • On January 6, 2023, Eurosport’s Marcel Dorff revealed about a lightweight bout between Jai Herbert and Ľudovít Klein.

Veronica Hardy vs Juliana Miller – Flyweight Bout

Veronica Macedo vs Juliana Miller UFC 286
  • Result: Veronica Hardy won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30 27, 30-27)

Cancelled Bouts

  • Michał Figlak vs Chris Duncan – Figlak withdrew due to an injury
  • Nathaniel Wood vs Lerone Murphy – Wood withdrew due to a leg injury
  • Gunnar Nelson vs Daniel Rodriguez – Rodriguez pulled out with undisclosed reasons

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