This weekend at UFC Vegas 41 the fight fans will witness a blockbuster fight between top Middleweight contenders Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori. Costa and Vettori will be squaring off against each other in the main event. The fight would be taking place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
It will be Marvin Vettori’s fourth straight UFC main event to date, whereas Paulo Costa will be contesting in his second straight main event. Both Costa and Vettori are coming into the bout on the brink of loss handed by the current UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya. Nonetheless, the winner of Costa vs Vettori bout can guarantee himself a chance to get back in the title contention.
Paulo Costa (13-1) has not competed since suffering a second-round stoppage loss to Israel Adesanya last September on Fight Island, which ended his 13-fight unbeaten streak. The Brazilian powerhouse had won each of his previous five UFC appearances, including stoppage victories over Johny Hendricks and Uriah Hall, as well as a hard-fought decision win over Yoel Romero.
Marvin Vettori (17-5) meanwhile, fell short against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 in June. The loss ended a five-fight unbeaten streak for the Italian fighter. ‘The Italian Dream’ has wins over fighters like Jack Hermansson, Kevin Holland, Karl Roberson. Vettori currently stands 5th in the UFC middleweight rankings.
UFC Vegas 41: Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori Full Card
In the co-main event, lightweight prospects Grant Dawson and Rick Glenn will share the stage in the octagon. Jessica-Rose Clark will also mark her return in the cage and will be facing Joselyne Edwards in a Bantamweight bout. Choi Seung-Woo will be looking to cement his place in the Featherweight division by overcoming Alex Caceres in their match up.
• Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori
• Grant Dawson vs. Rick Glenn
• Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Joselyne Edwards
• Alex Caceres vs. Seung Woo Choi
• Dwight Grant vs. Francisco Trinaldo
• Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Ike Villanueva
• Jun Yong Park vs. Gregory Rodrigues
• Mason Jones vs David Onama
• Tabatha Ricci vs. Maria de Oliveira Neta
• Jamie Pickett vs. Laureano Staropoli
• Khama Worthy vs. Jai Herbert
• Jeff Molina vs. Daniel Lacerda
• Livia Renata Souza vs. Randa Markos
• Aaron Phillips vs. Jonathan Martinez
UFC Vegas 41 time: When is Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori
UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori will be scheduled to take place at the UFC Apex. The preliminary card consists of eight exciting bouts and with an action packed six bouts in the main card. Let us now look at the timings for UFC Vegas 41.
UFC Vegas 41 timings:
US: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
US fans can watch the bouts on Saturday, October 23 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
UK: Oct 23 / 9 pm Saturday, in United Kingdom
UFC fans in United Kingdom can witness the bouts at 9pm on Saturday.
India: Sun, Oct 24 / 1:30 AM IST / Main Card
Indian MMA fans can enjoy Costa vs Vettori at midnight with the main-card set to go down at 1:30am in the morning on October 24.
Australia: Sun, Oct 24/ 7:00am
Australian fight fans can watch the Costa vs Vettori card early in the morning at 7:00am.