UFC 266 packs tons of all-star power heading into Saturday’s main card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Alexander Volkanovsk puts his UFC Featherweight title on the line against Brian Ortega. There is no love lost between the two who trained face-to-face on The Ultimate Fighter and were supposed to face each other in the Octagon at UFC 260 in March until that Volkanovski tested positive for COVID-19.

Volkanovsky hasn’t fought since defending his title against Max Holloway in July 2020, winning in a controversial split decision. Volkanovski brings a perfect 9-0 record to the UFC in Saturday’s fight with Ortega.

Ortega made a successful return to the Octagon last October with a dominating victory over Chan Sung Jung after taking nearly two years after losing to Holloway.

Saturday’s main card also features the return of Nick Diaz. The 38-year-old hasn’t entered the Octagon in more than six years when he lost to Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 183. Even though he only fought three times over the past decade and hasn’t won any of those fights, Diaz’s return to the UFC at the age of 38 has thrilled many fans with his status as a cult hero.

UFC 266: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega takes place on September 25 with the first prelims kicking off the event at 6 p.m. ET, before the main pay-per-view begins at 10 p.m. ET. Volkanovski and Ortega are expected to enter the Octagon around 12:15 am ET, depending on the length of the undercard bouts.

The primary card for UFC 266 is available in the US on the ESPN subscription streaming service for an pay-per-view cost. This portion of the event begins at 10 p.m. ET.

Past fights can be viewed live on ESPN, the WatchESPN app and, for early preliminaries, UFC Fight Pass.

In Canada, the pay-per-view main card is available on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.

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