The UFC travels to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this weekend with a stacked UFC 280 fight card. Since the event is taking place more than 8,000 miles from typical locations in the United States, the fights are set to stream at a unique time for fight fans back at home.
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The UFC 280 main card will begin in the afternoon at 2 pm ET (11 am PT) with five fights scheduled, including the two title fights. It’s a special daytime fight card for fans in the US and may act as a refreshing change-up from the late-night finishes on the east coast. The preliminary card will commence in the morning, with the opening bout between Karol Rosa and Lina Lansberg scheduled to start at 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT.
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What time is UFC 280 in the US?
- Date: Saturday, October 22
- Time: PPV Main Card starts at 2 pm ET (11 am PT), Prelims start at 10 am ET (7 am PT)
- Watch: Only on
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Order UFC 280 on the ESPN+ website to watch every main card fight live, including Oliveira vs. Makhachev, Sterling vs. Dillashaw, Yan vs. O’Malley, and more. After ordering, fans can stream every UFC 280 fight to a preferred device, including TVs, mobiles, computers, laptops, tablets, and more.
What time is Oliveira vs. Makhachev fight?
The Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev main event bout will be the final fight on the UFC 280 main card. The main card will commence at 2 pm ET and contain a total of five fights, including one title fight before Oliveira vs. Makhachev.
It’s expected that the Oliveira vs. Makhachev main event will take place after 4 pm ET (1 pm PT).
UFC 280 start time and fight card
Saturday, October 22 – Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi
Main Card – 2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT only on
- Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev
- Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw
- Petr Yan vs. Sean O’Malley
- Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot
- Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot
Prelims – 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT on ESPN+
- Belal Muhammad vs. Sean Brady
- Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho
- Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lucas Almeida
- Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev
- Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson
- Muhammad Mokaev vs. Malcolm Gordon
- Karol Rosa vs. Lina Lansberg
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