Tonight: Volkanovski vs. Topuria – UFC 298

Anaheim’s going to erupt on Feb. 17 when UFC 298 rolls into town, featuring a featherweight title scrap that’s hotter than a California wildfire. The main event? Alexander Volkanovski, the Aussie champ, throwing down against the undefeated sensation Ilia Topuria. It’s like David vs. Goliath, if David was also a beast.

And if that’s not enough to get your MMA-loving heart racing, the co-main event has Merab Dvalishvili and Henry Cejudo locked in a bantamweight brawl that promises more twists and turns than a soap opera.

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Catch the main card action at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV, where the drama unfolds live. If you’re all about the prelims, ESPN2 and ESPN+ are your go-to at 8 p.m. ET, serving up fights faster than a street food vendor. Early birds? There’s something for you too – early prelims start at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass.

Tickets drop Dec. 15, so set your alarms and maybe practice your fastest finger first – there’s an 8-ticket cap, and you know these babies will sell faster than hotcakes. UFC Fight Club members and newsletter insiders, you’ve got your own sneaky early access. Check out the details and don’t miss out.

Volkanovski’s planning to extend his reign and add another highlight reel knockout to his collection. But Topuria? He’s got other plans, aiming to shake up the featherweight division and grab that gold.

Dvalishvili’s on a mission to bulldoze his way through the bantamweight ranks, with Cejudo standing in his way, ready to throw a spanner in the works with his Olympic-grade wrestling.

More Mayhem Unleashed at UFC 298: The Undercard Rundown

Tatiana Suarez, the strawweight juggernaut from Rancho Cucamonga, is all set to tangle with Amanda Lemos. It’s a classic unstoppable force meets immovable object scenario, and something’s gotta give. Will Suarez’s win streak continue, or will Lemos shake up the rankings?

Then, get ready for a heavyweight clash that’s sure to have seismic impacts as Tai Tuivasa and Marcin Tybura throw down. It’s Australia vs. Poland in a bout that promises more fireworks than the Fourth of July.

Middleweight action gets spicy with Anthony Hernandez facing off against Ikram Aliskerov. Hernandez is looking to climb the ranks, but Aliskerov’s got his own plans. This one’s a toss-up, folks.

Flyweight fans, we’ve got something for you too. Andrea Lee and Miranda Maverick are set to battle in a fight that’s got “Fight of the Night” written all over it. Expect a technical masterclass with a side of grit.

Heavyweights Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Justin Tafa are ready to rumble, and by rumble, we mean potentially shake the foundation of the Honda Center. Blink and you might miss the knockout punch.

Light heavyweight newcomers Zhang Mingyang and Brendson Ribeiro are about to introduce themselves in the most fist-flying way possible. Both are hungry for a win in their UFC debut, so expect some serious action.

Lastly, welterweights Yusaku Kinoshita and Danny Barlow are set to duke it out. Both are fresh from Dana White’s Contender Series, looking to make a statement. Will Kinoshita’s experience or Barlow’s unbeaten record come out on top?


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