And with its all Antipodean main event, there's plenty to get excited about when Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya step into the Octagon today. Luckily, getting a UFC live stream is the easy bit - no matter where on Earth you are. UFC - where and when? You can tune in to watch the coverage with the the main card for UFC starting at 1pm local time.
The Last Stylebender completed his journey fan in the nosebleed seats watching Holly Holm dethrone Ronda Rousey in Australia in , to world champion.
Auklander Adesanya defeated champion Whittaker in front of a new record UFC crowd as 57, fans packed in the Marvel Stadium to witness the devastating two round destruction. We had everything from his plan A to C and we had it up to Z.
I don't like getting hit, it's stupid getting hit, but I'm tough. The challenger looked to be avoiding the punches coming his way by the narrowest of margins, but his timing and patience paid off.
At the end of round one with Whittaker fully committed to an attack Stylebender leaned back and delivered a swift right hook counter.
The shot floored Whittaker with only the bell saving the champion from defeat in the opening five minutes. Staring defeat in the face the champion rolled the dice again and looked for the shot to end it all.
But Adesanya just was not there.
He was a step ahead of Whittaker. Stylebender dared his Australian foe to step into range and trade blow for blow — and the bait was soon taken.
Whittaker landed with a shot over the top, but was immediately met with a devastating counter shot, which again left him on the seat of his pants.
A perfectly delivered left hook spelled the beginning of the end as Adesanya leaped in to finish his downed opponent off — and the fight was soon over.
Just seven fights into his UFC career and year-old Stylebender is ruler of the middleweight division, coming into the fight already owning the interim title after beating Kelvin Gastelum in April.