Rising star Khamzat Chimaev will have one of the toughest tests of his career this Saturday when he faces iconic Nate Diaz in the main fight of UFC 279 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The outcome of this meeting will decide if ‘The Wolf of Chechnya’ is the new figure that will succeed Conor McGregor or if the youngest of the Diaz brothers continues in the elite of the company. For all fans of the company, in this note, we are going to tell you all about UFC 279.
Khamzat Chimaev has become one of the new faces of MMA. Since his arrival at the UFC he has prevailed in his five fights, four of them before the decision and the fifth, in a tremendous match against former welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns.
Nate Diaz is one of the favorites of the fans, it is worth remembering his great victories over important names such as Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone, and Melvin Guillard. If he wins, he would be on the front line for an upcoming big encounter.
When and where will UFC 279: Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz be?
UFC 279 will take place this Saturday, September 10 at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a capacity of 20 thousand spectators, located in the heart of ‘Sin City. A full house is expected, considering the great popularity that Nate Diaz enjoys in the United States.
Star Plus has become the streaming service with the most sports content. The numbered UFC matches are broadcasted on this signal, as well as the best of boxing, wrestling, Champions Cup, NBA, Formula 1 and the different leagues of the continent. The service costs US$9.99 per month.
How to Watch The Fight Live Online?
The undefeated Khamzat Chimaev and the veteran Nate Diaz, key players in the welterweight division are looking for a chance at the belt currently held by Leon Edwards, so an all-or-nothing exchange of blows is expected at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in front of 20 thousand spectators on a night that will be broadcast on ESPN and FOX Sports, as well as through the UFC’s digital platform that works on a monthly subscription basis.
What Time is The Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz Fight?
After the UFC’s debut in Paris, Dana White’s company will return to the United States to leave the main card headlined by Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz, which starts from 10:00 pm Eastern and 07:00 pm Western United States, as well as at 09:00 pm Mexico City time, however it is important to emphasize that four hours before the preliminary battles with MMA prospects begin.
As every weekend our team of editors of En El Ring, a site specializing in boxing, mixed martial arts and wrestling, will give you the most relevant information about the previous, the fight and the havoc that happens in UFC with two of its best stars of the moment,
Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz: How they get to the UFC 279 event
Khamzat Chimaev comes into this match after winning by unanimous decision against former welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns, in one of the best fights of the year. His three previous fights were:
– Unanimous decision win over Gilbert Burns
– Victory by thug over Jingliang Li in the first round
– First-round knockout win over Gerald Meerschaert
– Unanimous decision loss to Leon Edwards
– Medical detention loss to Jorge Masvidal in round 3
– Unanimous decision win over Anthony Pettis.