The UFC 272 combat card is official with a extremely anticipated grudge match between former pals and teammates Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington within the prime spot.
Masvidal vs. Covington headlines the March 5 pay-per-view occasion, which takes place at T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas and options 12 bouts. The principle card airs dwell on ESPN+ pay-per-view adopted by prelims on ESPN, ESPN+ and UFC Struggle Cross.
The welterweight rivals stepped in as alternative headliners after harm woes scrapped a featherweight title combat between champ Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway. Volkanovski’s subsequent title protection was then moved to UFC 273, as was the initially scheduled co-headliner, a bantamweight title rematch between undisputed champion Aljamain Sterling and interim titleholder Petr Yan.
Additionally set for UFC 272’s combat card is a five-round non-title combat between lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev, a gathering between top-ranked strawweights Yan Xiaonan and Marina Rodriguez, and a featherweight matchup that includes the return of submission specialist Bryce Mitchell as he takes on putting phenom Edson Barboza.
Under is the complete combat card for UFC 272:
Foremost Card (Pay-Per-View, 8 p.m. ET)
Preliminary Card (ESPN/ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+/UFC Struggle Cross, 4 p.m. ET)