Two champions, two belts, one huge main event for all the marbles.
Five weeks out from UFC 243, a poster has been released for the event featuring middleweight titleholders Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya.
The official #UFC243 poster is here— UFC Aus/New Zealand (@UFC_AUSNZ) August 26, 2019
See you in Melbourne Oct. 6th. s available: https://t.co/PEIrYe3QgP pic.twitter.com/Pm1mdZltuC
With the event taking place in Melbourne, Whittaker (fighting out of Australia) and Adesanya (fighting out of New Zealand) are bathed in a familiar blue and red glow, their images hovering over Marvel Arena. The bout, which headlines the Oct. 5 show, will be to unify Whittaker’s undisputed championship and Adesanya’s recently won interim championship.
The lineup for UFC 243 is still taking shape, see the updated card below:
Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya
Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
Jake Matthews vs. Rostem Akman
Justin Tafa vs. Yorgan De Castro
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