UFC returns to the world famous Madison Square Garden with a compelling pair of world championship rematches. Headlining the event will be UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman as he looks to defend his title once again against heated rival and No. 1 ranked contender Colby Covington. The co-main event will see UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Najamunas aim to make it two in a row against former champion and No. 1 ranked contender Zhang Weili.
UFC 268: USMAN vs. COVINGTON 2 will take place Saturday, Nov. 6 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y. All bouts will be simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT with the ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass prelims. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPNews, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT followed by the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card that will kick off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Championship bouts scheduled for five rounds, all other bouts scheduled for three rounds.
UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 Official Weigh-In Results:
Main Event - Welterweight Title Bout: Kamaru Usman (169) vs Colby Covington (169.4)
Co-Main Event - Strawweight Title Bout: Rose Namajunas (115) vs Zhang Weili (115)
Bantamweight Bout: Frankie Edgar (135.6) vs Marlon Vera (135)
Featherweight Bout: Shane Burgos (145.6) vs Billy Quarantillo (145.4)
Lightweight Bout: Justin Gaethje (155.6) vs Michael Chandler (155.2)
Middleweight Bout: Alex Pereira (185.8) vs Andreas Michailidis (185)
Lightweight Bout: Al Iaquinta (155.8) vs Bobby Green (155.2)
Middleweight Bout: Phil Hawes (185.4) vs Chris Curtis (186)
Middleweight Bout: Edmen Shahbazyan (185.4) vs Nassourdine Imavov (184.6)
Welterweight Bout: Ian Garry (169.6) vs Jordan Williams (170.6)
Heavyweight Bout: Gian Villante (260.6) vs Chris Barnett (263.8)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Dustin Jacoby (203.6) vs John Allan (205)
Featherweight Bout: Melsik Baghdasaryan (145.4) vs *Bruno Souza (148.4)
Flyweight Bout: *CJ Vergara (127.4) vs Ode' Osbourne (125.2)
*Bruno Souza weighed in above the featherweight limit and as a result, will forfeit 20% of his purse
*CJ Vergara weighed in above the flyweight limit and as a result, will forfeit 20% of his purse
**Vicente Luque weighed in as a backup for the UFC welterweight championship main event at 172.2