In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his title on the line against fellow unbeaten Paulo Costa.
The card takes place from Abu Dhabi with the main card airing live on pay-per-view.
Along with Adesanya vs. Costa, Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz meet for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. Jon Jones vacated the belt to move up to the heavyweight division, with Reyes and Blachowicz itching to fight for gold.
Check out a special edition of Countdown to UFC 253 spotlighting both world title fights in the videos below.
Israel Adesanya Vs. Paulo Costa
Champion Israel Adesanya is primed to take on the unbeaten challenger, Paulo Costa at UFC 253. See into their lives and training camps before their main event clash.
Dominick Reyes Vs. Jan Blachowicz
Dominick Reyes readies to face Poland’s Jan Blachowicz for the vacant Light Heavyweight title in the co-main event at UFC 253. See into their lives and training camps before they clash on Saturday, September 26.