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At UFC 296, Leon Edwards and Colby Covington are set to headline this year’s final event for the promotion on December 16 in the T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas, Nevada). Dana White has put on one of the most interesting cards of recent years in 2023’s last PPV, ft. umpteen MMA stars.

Apart from the headliner between welterweight champion ‘Rocky’ and ‘Chaos’ flyweight champion Alexandre Pantoja will put his belt at stake against Brandon Rovyal in the co-main event. Here’s when the weigh-ins will take place for the PPV.

When is UFC 296 Weigh-Ins For the Leon Edwards vs Colby Covington fight?

The official dates for the UFC 296 Press conference and weigh-ins are still not out. However, the ongoing UFC event schedule reflects December 13 or 14 to be the ideal date for the media-pressers.

Following that, Leon Edwards, Colby Covington, and all other fighters on the card are expected to hit the weighing scale on December 15, a day prior to the PPV. The actual weigh-ins shall happen on December 14th. The ceremonial weigh-ins are expected to take place the next day, i.e Dec 15.

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Where to Leon Edwards vs Colby Covington Live ?

Date: Saturday, December 16/ Sunday, December 17 (IST)

Venue: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (United States of America)

Time: UFC 296 main card will start at 10:00 PM ET/ 3:AM UK/ 8:30 AM IST. The main event walks of Edwards and Covington shall begin at 1:00 AM ET/ 6:00 AM BST (approximately). Meanwhile, the timings can fluctuate depending on how long the undercard fights last.

UFC 296 Will be streamed live on ESPN and ESPN+ PPV ($79.99) in the USA. YUK Fans should tune in to TNT Sports while Indian fans can watch the main card on Sony Sports Network (Sony Ten 2, Sony LIV app). Here are some of the official broadcasters of UFC 296- Leon Edwards vs Colby Covington in some of the countries, you can contact your local TV distributor to know more

China- MIGU

HongKong- Now Sports

Indonesia- MOLA

Japan- U-Next

South Korea- TVN Sports

Vietnam- K+ Sports

Here’s a look at the complete fight card

Main Card

Leon Edwards (C) vs Colby Covington- Main Event Welterweight title fight

Alexandre Pantoja (C) vs Brandon Rovyal- Co-main Event Flyweight title fight

Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Stephen Thompson- Welterweight fight

Tony Ferguson vs Paddy Pimblett- Lightweight fight


Josh Emmet vs Giga Chikadze- Featherweight fight

Irene Aldana vs Karol Rosa- Women’s Bantamweight fight

Cody Garbrandt vs Brian Kelleher- Bantamweight fight

Casey O’Neil vs Ariane Lipski- Women’s Flyweight fight

Early Prelims

Alonzo Menifield vs Dustin Jacoby- Light Heavyweight fight

Martin Buday vs Shamil Gaziev- Heavyweight fight

Tagir Ulanbekov vs Cody Durden- Flyweight fight

Randy Brown vs Muslim Salikhov- Welterweight fight

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