Champion Glover Teixeira will defend his world title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275 next weekend as the elite MMA world heads to Singapore.
Teixeira, who turns 43 later this year, won the light heavyweight title at UFC 267 last fall by submitting Jan Blachowicz.
The Brazilian-American plans to retire soon but will first defend his Southeast Asia gold against Prochazka.
The Czech has beaten Dominick Reyes and Volkan Oezdemir in impressive style so far in his UFC career and boasts a fine MMA record himself.
There’s also a stacked card for the UFC main event with Valentina Shevchenko putting her women’s flyweight title on the line against Taila Santos.
Former champions Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will also face off in the women’s strawweight division.
UFC 275: Date and how to follow
The main event is scheduled to take place on Saturday June 11 and takes place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.
Preliminary action will kick off at 1am on Sunday morning for UK fans with the main card kicking off at 3am.
Teixeira vs Prochazka can then be expected around 5am.
The action will air on BT Sport 1 and their coverage will begin at 1am.
The UFC 275 weigh-ins will take place on Friday, June 10 from 4:45 p.m. UK time, and will also be broadcast on BT Sport 1.
talkSPORT will also have all the preparation and reaction to the action throughout the fight week.
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UFC 275: fight card
Subject to change
- Main Event: Glover Teixeira (c) vs. Jiri Prochazka – for the Light Heavyweight Championship
- Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Taila Santos – for the Women’s Flyweight Championship
- Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
- Rogerio Bontorin vs Manel Kape
- Jack Della Maddalena vs Ramazan Emeev
- Seung Woo Choi vs. Joshua Culibao
- Jake Matthews vs Andre Fialho
- Jacob Malkoun vs. Brendan Allen
- Steve Garcia vs. Hayisaer Maheshate
- Kang Kyung-ho vs Danaa Batgerel
- Liang Na vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez
- Orion Cosce vs. Mike Mathetha
- Ramona Pascual vs. Joselyne Edwards
UFC 275: What was said?
Glover Teixeira: “I will be 43 in October. It doesn’t matter if I’m at the top, if I’m the best in the world or not, I want to stop this year. This will probably be my last year.
“I don’t want to make that decision after a fight, but that’s what I’ve been thinking for a while.
“The perfect plan would be to win this fight – which I am fully focused on – and fight one last time in November, in New York, which is close to the city I have lived in for 20 years and close to my gymnasium.
“It would be my farewell to the fight. That’s what I think now.
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