UFC 289 Live Stream Reddit Free: Start Time, Who’s Fighting & Who to Watch Everything you need to know about UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana.
It’s been almost a year since the last octagon appearance for “The Lioness” Amanda Nunes. The UFC Bantamweight champion returns for her second reign and looks to defend her title against the surging Mexican prospect Irene Aldana.
The fight card is steeped top to bottom in exciting matchups and high-caliber fighters. Keep on top of the event by knowing when it starts, who’s fighting, and who to watch.
UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana Start Time
UFC 289 early prelims begin 6:00 p.m. / Et
UFC 289 prelims begin 8:00 p.m. / Et
UFC 289 main card begins 10:00 p.m. / Et
UFC 289: Full Card
Mike Malott vs. Adam Fugitt – Welterweight
Diana Belbita vs. Maria Oliveira – Women’s Strawweight
Aiemann Zahabi vs. Aoriqileng – Bantamweight
#15 Miranda Maverick vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius – Women’s Flyweight
Hakeem Dawodu vs. Lucas Almeida – Featherweight
#8 Matt Schnell vs. #10 David Dvorak – Flyweight
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Eryk Anders – Middleweight
Kyle Nelson vs. Blake Bilder – Featherweight
#12 Nassourdine Imavov vs. #14 Chris Curtis – Middleweight
#14 Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Chris Daukaus – Light Heavyweight
#13 Dan Ige vs. Nate Landwehr – Lightweight
Stephen Thompson vs. Michel Pereira (Contracts not signed)
#1 Charles Oliveira vs. #4 Beneil Dariush – Lightweight
(c) Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena #5 Irene Aldana – Women’s Bantamweight (Pena rib injury)
UFC 289: The Finishers
UFC 289 features two fighters with a 100% finish rate. Canada’s Mike Malott is now 2-0 in the UFC and has finished all nine of his professional victories by KO/TKO/Submission.
Lucas Almeida boasts nine victories by KO/TKO and 5 by submission. The Brazilian fighter only has one professional loss to the highly touted Daniel Zellhuber. Almeida faces Hakeem Dawodu, a well-regarded muay thai striker.
Chris Daukaus comes close to perfect with a 92% finish rate in 12 professional victories. Daukaus debuts in the light heavyweight division after a slew of KO losses at heavyweight. Welcoming Daukaus to light heavyweight at UFC 289 is Khalil Rountree Jr., a threatening Muay Thai striker looking to extend his win streak to four.
Three fighters hold an 80% or higher finish rate. No. 10 ranked flyweight David Dvorak has an even split of eight knockouts and eight submissions, and Adam Fugitt has only seen a decision once in nine professional victories.
Former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira has finished 30 of his 33 professional victories. “Do Bronx” is the current record holder for submissions in the UFC with 16, and has the most finishes in UFC history with 19.