The biggest fight night in UFC history will take place in Melbourne on Sunday, with a distinct Kiwi feel.
The Fight Club podcast spoke with UFC president Dana White about why this was such a monumental event for combat sports.
With the card featuring a Kiwi quartet of Israel Adesanya, Dan Hooker, Luke Jumeau and Brad Riddell, UFC 243 is the biggest event in combat sports history for New Zealand.
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