Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal are just hours away from making the walk to the octagon, as the two settle their bitter feud as the main event of UFC 272.
The duo were once close friends and cornered one another in their respective fights, but a number of disagreements have turned them into bitter enemies, and they’ll both want to knock each other’s heads off in the welterweight bout.
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But the time for talk is over, as both look to not only beat each other, but maintain relevance in their respective decisions.
Both are coming off of losses to reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Masvidal lost to the champ in April last year when he was knocked out cold by a thunderous punch.
As for Covington, he lost to Usman via unanimous decision at UFC 268 in November last year in what was the second meeting between the pair.
Usman won the first via TKO after unloading on Covington for five rounds.
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WHEN DOES THE MAIN CARD START?
The main card of UFC 272 is scheduled to get underway at 2pm AEDT.
WHEN WILL COVINGTON AND MASVIDAL FIGHT?
Given that they are the main event on the UFC 272 card, it’s likely that they will make the walk to the octagon at approximately 4:15pm AEDT.
Colby Covington v Jorge Masvidal
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Renato Moicano (not Rafael Fiziev)
Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell
Kevin Holland vs. Alex Oliveira
Greg Hardy vs. Serghei Spivac
Late ‘Prelims’ Undercard:
Jalin Turner vs. Jamie Mullarkey
Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xiaonan
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Nick Negumereanu
Mariya Agapova Vs. Maryna Moroz
Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard
Brian Kelleher def by Umar Nurmagomedov via submission (rear-naked choke)
Tim Elliott def Tagir Ulanbekov via UD
Devonte Smith def by Ludovit Klein via SD
Dustin Jacoby def Michal Oleksiejczuk via UD