Jan Blachowicz will attempt to prevent Israel Adesanya adding his name to the select list of fighters who have held two UFC world titles at the same time.
The light-heavyweight champion makes the first defence of the title he won against Dominick Reyes last year against middleweight ruler Adesanya.
The Nigerian-born New Zealander is looking to follow in the footsteps of Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Amanda Nunes and Henry Cejudo as a 'champ-champ'.
He will attempt to do so at the top of a stacked UFC 259 card which features Nunes defending her featherweight title against Megan Anderson and Petr Yan putting his bantamweight strap on the line against Aljamain Sterling.
Here is everything you need to know about the fight card…
UFC 259 fight card
Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya
Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson
Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling
Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober
Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic
Dominick Cruz vs Casey Kenney
Song Yadong vs Kyler Phillips
Joseph Benavidez vs Askar Askarov
Rogerio Bontorin vs Kai Kara-France
Early preliminary card
Tim Elliott vs Jordan Espinosa
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Carlos Ulberg
Sean Brady vs Jake Matthews
Livia Renata Souza vs Amanda Lemos
Uros Medic vs Aalon Cruz
Mario Bautista vs Trevin Jones
What time is the fight?
The main event will start at around 5am UK time on Sunday which is 9pm in Las Vegas.
The early prelim fights will start at 11pm tonight, the prelim fights will start at 1am and the main card at 3am.
How to watch and live stream UFC 259
The early prelim fights can only be watched on the UFC's subscription service Fight Pass in the UK. Click here to join.
The prelim fights will be shown on BT Sport 2 from 1am and the main card will be on the same channel from 3am.
BT subscribers can stream the fights via the BT Sport player on their computer or mobile device.
Jan Blachowicz 7/4
Israel Adesanya 4/9
Amanda Nunes 1/10
Megan Anderson 6/1
Petr Yan 4/5
Aljamain Sterling Evens
"I'm not getting touched this fight, that’s my plan, not getting touched like I did in the Costa fight.
"I didn't get touched in the Costa but like I did in the Costa fight because I didn't let him touch me in the face at all. Make sure I don’t get hit and watch out for the body kick."
"For sure, he’s going to feel something different than he’s felt before. Because at 205, everything is different.
"Power is different. Speed is different. Even if you train with light heavyweight guys and heavyweight guys, this is only sparring. The fight got its own rules and he’s going to feel it.
"This is good for me. 205 is my category. I do this all my life. I feel everything inside octagon over there. It’s going to be better for me.
"I've got the legendary Polish power and when he feels it, he feels it for real; you will see.
"After first kick or the first punch, he’s going to know what I’m talking about when I’m talking about the legendary Polish power."
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