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Full card for UFC 279: Tony Ferguson vs. Nate Diaz

We take a look at what to expect from the full card for UFC 279 topped by Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz fighting at welterweight.

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UFC 279 will take place on Saturday, Sept 10 at the T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, Nev. The are 13 fights for the viewers to enjoy and place a wager on. The main event of the evening will feature a welterweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Nate Diaz after one of the wildest weigh-in’s in MMA history had six fighters and three different bouts change opponents.

The early preliminary card starts at 6 p.m. on UFC Fight Pass. The preliminary card is next up at 8 p.m. on ESPNEWS. The big show gets started at 10 p.m. on ESPN+ PPV.

Another bout to look out for is Irene Aldana (13-6) and Macy Chiasson (9-2) who both are trying to climb up the ranks. The former is currently the No. 4 contender for the women’s bantamweight title while the latter is the No. 12. Both enter Saturday with a win in their last match.

UFC 279: Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson main card, 10 p.m. ET, ESPN+

  • Main event: #11 Tony Ferguson vs. Nate Diaz, welterweight
  • #3 Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland, catchweight
  • #14 Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez, welterweight
  • #4 Irene Aldana vs. #10 Macy Chaisson, women’s bantamweight
  • #13 Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba, light heavyweight

Preliminary card, 8 p.m., ESPNEWS

  • Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa, featherweight
  • Jailton Almedia vs. Anton Turkalj, catchweight
  • Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett, middleweight
  • Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett, heavyweight

Early preliminary card, 6 p.m., UFC Fight Pass

  • #15 Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf, women’s featherweight
  • Chad Anheliger vs. Alatengheili, bantaweight
  • Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reid, women’s strawweight
  • Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse, welterweight