The UFC’s latest pay-per-view offering features something of a rarity – a main event that does not feature a UFC championship bout.

UFC 279 will see surging welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev take on octagon legend and longtime fan favourite Nate Diaz in a five-round 170-pound feature bout, with the matchup potentially set to be Diaz’s final bout in the UFC.

The co-main event also provides welterweight action, as Chinese contender Li Jingliang takes on former interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson.

Throw in a host of other crowd-pleasing clashes and it all adds up to another packed card of fights at the T-Mobile Arena.

Get set for fight night in Dallas with the UFC’s main event preview film, UFC Countdown, as the cameras catch up with the fighters, and their teams, ahead of their titanic title tussle in Texas.