The hype has steadily been building for Israel Adesanya's second title defense of his middleweight crown, but it is about to go into overdrive as the clock ticks ever closer to his clash with Brazil's Paulo Costa. UFC 253 will take place on Sun. September 27 (NZ Time), and the promotion has just released a trailer for what is shaping to be one of its most anticipated main events of 2020. If you were looking for one more reason to get excited about the contest, check out the spine-tingling clip below.
New Zealand flyweight Kai Kara-France will also be in action when he takes on Brandon Royval. Kara-France is ranked No.7 in the UFC flyweight division with Royval sitting at No.10. Kiwi MMA fans will not want to miss two of our finest fighters in action.
Written by Michael Clifton
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