One of the best match-ups the UFC could make takes its place as the co-main event in Canada. Former bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko and former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk are two of the best female Mixed Martial Artists and they are out to lay claim to the flyweight throne and take over the division.
The undercard for UFC 231 is thoroughly stacked and if that wasn't enough, the main card begins with a dream match-up between two murderous knockout artists - Jimi Manuwa and Thiago Santos.
These two guns finally meet with Max Holloway's featherweight title on the line. The Hawaiian is on a record winning streak but the supreme talent that is Brian Ortega is out to tarnish his legacy.
Kyle Bochniak is ready to put on another show after his war with Zabit Magomedsharipov and has a willing dance partner in the shape of top prospect Hakeem Dawodu.
Gunnar Nelson is finally back and ready to storm up the welterweight rankings but is up against Alex Oliveira who has looked sensational in his last two fights. This will be a contest of utter class.
Two rotund sluggers grace the co-main event in Adelaide with the home fans desperate to see a vintage Mark Hunt knockout in what will be one of his last appearances. However, Justin Willis is dangerous to trade with and also has a strong wrestling game, which is Hunt's kryptonite.
A thrilling main event headlines the Adelaide card with two heavy-hitting fan favourites in the shape of Junior dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa. Tuivasa will have the home support but he faces by far the toughest test of his career as the former heavyweight champion looks to ruin his unblemished record.
Tyson Pedro welcomes Shogun Rua to Australia for a mouth-watering match-up. Both fighters have little interest in earning a decision and we fully expect to see flashes of their talent before the finish.
Jake Matthews welcomes Tony Martin to Australia in a fight which promises to be as even in the octagon as it is on paper. There is hardly anything between them in the stats as both men look to continue their unbeaten form as welterweights.
The young gun Yadong Song makes his third UFC appearance in front of his home fans and welcomes Vince Morales for his UFC debut after Frank Saenz had to withdraw with an injury.
Li Jingliang fights again on home soil but has suffered hampered preparations after Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos pulled out of the fight with injury. Fortunately, David Zawada has stepped up on late notice once again as he seeks his first UFC win.
A colossal clash between a heavyweight veteran and a prodigy takes up the co-main event. Alistair Overeem welcomes Sergey Pavlovich for his UFC debut as the legend is looking to find the 44th win of his MMA career whereas Pavlovich is looking to find the weathered chin of Overeem.
The UFC heads to Beijing for the first time, headlined by two brutish heavyweights. Curtis Blaydes is seeking vengeance on Francis Ngannou who was collecting scalps in devastating fashion. However, Blaydes has all the form now as well as eyes on a title shot.
The UFC arrives in Argentina for the very first time and fittingly, the country's biggest star - Santiago Ponzinibbio - headlines with Neil Nagny which should be a fascinating match-up to help shape the stacked welterweight division.