UFC 279 is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to start making plans for how to watch every fight live on Saturday night.
The UFC 279 main event is a five-round battle between Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson. After Khamzat Chimaev missed weight, Ferguson will move up to challenge Nate Diaz in the main event bout.
The fight card also features other exciting bouts, including Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland, Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez, and more.
We’ve compiled all the information regarding the UFC 279 PPV event so that you’re well-prepared before the fights start this weekend.
UFC 279 date, start time
The UFC heads back to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for this Saturday night’s UFC 279 fight card. The only way to watch every main card fight live is on ESPN+ PPV.
- UFC 279 date: Saturday, Sept. 10
- Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
- Watch: Only on ESPN+ PPV
The early prelims will commence at the usual time of 6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT and will feature four fights. Another four fights will take place on the preliminary card when the action begins at 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT.
The final five fights on the ESPN+PPV main card will start at 10:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm PT.
- Main card start time: 10:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm PT
- Prelims start time: 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT
- Early prelims start time: 6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT
UFC 279 broadcast and TV schedule
It’s another straightforward UFC PPV event for fans in the United States.
As always, the PPV main card will be exclusive to fight fans who order the event on ESPN+. This is the only way to watch Diaz vs. Chimaev, Ferguson vs. Jingliang, and all other main card fights on Saturday night.
The preliminary card will air on
And the four-fight early preliminary card will air on UFC Fight Pass.
Updated UFC 279 fight card
Saturday, Sept. 10 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Main Card – 10:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm PT only on
- Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson
- Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland
- Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson
- Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba
Prelims – 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT on ESPN+
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa
- Jailton Almeida vs. Anton Turkalj
- Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett
- Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett
Early Prelims– 6:30 pm ET / 3:30 pm PT on ESPN+
- Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf
- Chad Anheliger vs. Alateng Heili
- Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed
- Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse