Justin Gaethje back in action Saturday at UFC 268

Safford native, Justin Gaethje, will be back in the UFC octagon Saturday, November 6th on the main card of UFC 268 in New York City. Gaethje is the #2 Lightweight and he will face off with #4 ranked Michael Chandler.

It will be 378 days since Gaethje’s last fight in Abu Dhabi, a 2nd round loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, his longest layoff in his professional career. Chandler suffered a loss in his last UFC fight as well. A May 15th 2nd round KO/TKO at the hands of Charles Oliveira.

The bout will be the third in a five fight main card that will be capped off by two title fights. A women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili and a welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington.

UFC 268 is available on pay-per-view and the main card will start at 7pm Arizona time on Saturday.