The UFC will return to the land down under for UFC Fight Night 65: Hunt vs. Miocic, which takes place from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia. The event airs on Saturday, May 9 in North America (Sunday, May 10 in Australia). On Thursday, May 8 (May 9, locally), the promotion will host the event’s weigh-ins.
In the night’s main event, recent heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt will take on Stipe Miocic. Both fighters will be looking to get back in the win column after recent losses. The New Zealand native Hunt suffered a second-round TKO against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, while Miocic came up short on the scorecards in a five-round battle with former champion Junior dos Santos at UFC on Fox 13.
The co-main event features a pair of The Ultimate Fighter veterans as Hawaiian Brad Tavares takes on TUF: Smashes winner Robert Whittaker in a middleweight affair. Tavares returned to the win column at UFC 182 in January with a decision win over Nate Marquardt. Whittaker rides a two-fight winning streak and has won four of his six Octagon appearances.
The 12-fight event kicks off Saturday with eight preliminary card bouts streaming on UFC Fight Pass at 7:45 p.m. ET, with the four-fight main card airing live at 11 p.m. ET, also on UFC Fight Pass.
The fighters will hit the scales at 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday. A live video feed appears above (courtesy of the UFC), while the results appear below.
Robert Whittaker (185) vs. Brad Tavares (184)
Anthony Perosh (205) vs. Sean O’Connell (205)
Jake Matthews (155) vs. James Vick (156)
Kyle Noke (170) vs. Jonavin Webb (170)
Sam Alvey (185) vs. Daniel Kelly (186)
Bec Rawlings (115) vs. Lisa Ellis (115)
Dylan Andrews (185) vs. Brad Scott (185)
Alex Chambers (115) vs. Kailin Curran (116)
Vik Grujic (170) vs. Brendan O’Reilly (170)
Ben Nguyen (126) vs. Alptekin Ozkilic (126)