Edwards vs Usman 3: Start time, UFC 286 fight card, prediction, latest betting odds tonight

The Brit famously won the promotion’s welterweight title in August by knocking out Usman with a stunning headbutt, avenging the loss he suffered in Orlando in 2015.

Now they are ready for a final showdown when UFC crosses the pond again.


Elsewhere on the map, Justin Gaethje takes on Rafael Fiziev in the co-main event, while Gunnar Nelson returns to the O2 Arena after his appearance on the map last year.

Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 286 tonight.

How to watch UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3

TV channel: BT Sport will broadcast the preliminary rounds live in the UK, with coverage beginning on Saturday 18 March 2023 at 19:00 GMT on BT Sport 1.

BT Sport Box Office then holds the main card, with the event costing £19.95 to purchase.

Live broadcast: BT Sport subscribers can also watch the event live online via the BT Sport website or app and then via the BT Sport Box Office app once they have purchased the main ticket.

Live broadcast: You can follow all of the UFC London action tonight live via Standard Sport’s dedicated blog.

UFC 286 fight map complete

main card

Leon Edwards (c) vs Kamaru Usman – for the UFC Welterweight Championship

Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev

Gunnar Nelson vs. Bryan Barberena

Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill

Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze

front matter

Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani

Chris Duncan vs Omar Morales

Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz

Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Filho

Early Heats

Lerone Murphy vs. Gabriel Santos

Christian Leroy Duncan vs. Dusko Todorovic

Malcolm Gordon vs. Jake Hadley

Joanne Wood vs. Luana Carolina

Jai Herbert versus Ludovit Klein

Julianna Miller vs Veronica Macedo

Date, start time and location of UFC 286

The early prelims start at 19:00 GMT before the main card starts at 21:00. As always, times are subject to change based on how long battles actually last.

However, the main event is expected to start around 10.30pm.

UFC 286 Predictions

It will be difficult for Edwards to repeat the stunning kick that knocked Usman unconscious many months ago. That was a perfect storm in your opinion, and the alchemy required to reproduce it is complex.

Leon Edwards shocked the world with his victory over Usman in August

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Because of this, Usman must be a favourite. On his way to being considered one of the greatest of all time before losing to Edwards, Usman has the tools to get back on track.

Usman wins via KO.

UFC 286 weighing results

Both fighters weighed 170 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in.

UFC 286 betting odds

Edwards wins: 4/11

Usman wins: 15/8

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).


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