The final pay-per-view fight card for 2019, UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington features three title bouts on December 15 (AEDT) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
In the main event Kamaru Usman defends his welterweight title against former interim champion Colby Covington. In the co-main event Max Holloway makes the fourth defense of his featherweight belt against the number one contender Alexander Volkanovski. The third title fight features two-division champion Amanda Nunes making the fifth defense of her bantamweight strap against 10-time Muay Thai champion Germaine de Randamie in the rematch.
How to watch UFC 245 in Australia (AEDT)
The Australian MMA fans can watch UFC 245 main card live on Main Event on Foxtel. The start time in Australia is scheduled for 2 pm on Sunday, December 15.
Replay is at 8 pm on Sunday, December 15, and at 2 am and 11 pm on Monday, December 16.
The first fight on the preliminary card features the return of “The Immortal” Matt Brown in a three-round welterweight bout against Ben Saunders.
Wrapping up the early preliminary card 20-year-old Chase Hooper scored the first-round stoppage against Daniel Teymur. Among other bouts, Brandon Moreno came out victorious from his hard fought flyweight bout against Kai Kara-France by unanimous decision. Women’s MMA battle between Viviane Araujo and Jessica Eye ended in favor of the latter, who also scored a unanimous decision. The opening fight saw the first-round KO in favor of Punahele Soriano, who stopped Oskar Piechotain in 3 minutes and 17 seconds with punches.
Main card (Pay-per-view, Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm AEDT)
Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington
Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie
Marlon Moraes vs. Jose Aldo
Petr Yan vs. Urijah Faber
Preliminary card (ESPN 2, Sunday, December 15 at 12:00 pm AEDT)
Geoff Neal vs. Mike Perry
Ketlen Vieira vs. Irene Aldana
Ian Heinisch vs. Omari Akhmedov
Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders
Early preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass, Sunday, December 15 at 10:30 am AEDT)
Chase Hooper def. Daniel Teymur by KO (elbows and punches, R1 at 4:34).
Brandon Moreno def. Kai Kara-France by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27).
Jessica Eye def. Viviane Araujo by unanimous decision (29-28 x3).
Punahele Soriano def. Oskar Piechota by KO (punches, R1 at 3:17).