With the UFC 303 card getting a makeover within the aftermath of Conor McGregor’s harm, former two-time title challenger Brian Ortega and Diego Lopes agreed to a short-notice co-main occasion conflict.

Brian Ortega vs. Diego Lopes preview

Ortega, No. 7 within the newest USA TODAY Sports activities/MMA Junkie featherweight rankings, will make his quickest turnaround in additional than six years when he appears to be like to construct momentum of his submission victory over Yair Rodriguez at UFC Battle Night time 237 in February.

Lopes has his probability to make use of Ortega’s title to interrupt into the 145-pound title image after reeling off three consecutive wins by first-round stoppage in lower than 5 minutes of complete combat time.

Brian Ortega vs. Diego Lopes odds

DraftKings launched the chances for the bout, with Lopes opening up as a slight -130 favourite over Ortega, who’s a +110 underdog.

How one can watch Brian Ortega vs. Diego Lopes at UFC 303

  • When: Saturday, June 29, 2024
  • The place: T-Cellular Area, Las Vegas
  • Broadcast/streaming: ESPN+ pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+

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