UFC Fight Night: How To Watch, Schedule, UK Time and Everything You Need To Know

UFC 273: Volkanovski v The Korean Zombie

UFC Fight Night events are ‘free’ events that are not shown on PPV, but what is the schedule for these MMA events in 2022 and how can you watch them?

Fight Night shows take place between numbered UFC PPV events and usually feature names that are looking to build their reputation in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.

Here’s everything you need to know about UFC Fight Night, how the scheduling works and where you can watch it.

Latest News

UPDATE 1st October 2022

Check out the weigh-in results for tonight’s event!

Read More: UFC Fight Night Weigh in Results: Dern vs Yan

Mackenzie Dern weighing in for UFC contest
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: In this handout image provided by UFC, Mackenzie Dern poses on the scale during the UFC weigh-in at UFC APEX on April 09, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

UPDATE 28th September 2022

Check out our prediction for the Dern vs Yan main event below:

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Check out the betting odds for the full card below!

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – APRIL 09: Mackenzie Dern reacts after her victory over Tecia Torres in their strawweight fight during the UFC 273 event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 09, 2022 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)

UPDATE 21st September 2022

Find out how to watch the live stream for the next event below!

Read More: UFC Fight Night Live Stream: Dern vs Yan

Check out the UK Start Time of the next event below:

Read More: What is the UK Start Time of UFC Fight Night Dern vs Yan?

Wondering what the fight card is for Dern vs Yan? Find out below:

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UFC APEX Tickets

Ever wondered how you can watch UFC at the APEX? Check out the link below to find out!

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How To Watch

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UFC Fight Night events are available to watch on BT Sport. You can find more information via the official UFC hub on the BT Sport website.

You can also watch the Prelims for the events via the UFC Fight Pass app, which is available at £6.99 per month or £71.99 for a yearly subscription.


UFC Fight Night Start Times: BST, PT, CT and ET

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The start times for UFC Fight Night events can vary, but usually, cards will be taking place from the United States in the early hours BST from around midnight to 4-5 AM BST for the main card.


Next UFC Fight Night

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Nate Diaz of the United States enters the ring for his fight against Jorge Masvidal of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Here are the details you need for the next upcoming UFC Fight Night event:

DERN VS XIAONAN

  • Date: Sunday, October 2nd
  • UK Start Time: 12:00 AM BST / Main Card
  • Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV, United States

UFC Fight Night Schedule

Tony Ferguson will take on Nate Diaz on Saturday
Tony Ferguson will take on Nate Diaz on Saturday

Here are the upcoming UFC Fight Night events:

DERN VS XIAONAN

  • Date: Sunday, October 2nd
  • UK Start Time: 12:00 AM BST / Main Card
  • Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV, United States

GRASSO VS ARAUJO

  • Date: Sunday, October 16th
  • UK Start Time: 12:00 AM BST / Main Card
  • Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV, United States

UK Time

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The actual UK start time for events changes fairly regularly for Fight Night shows, whereas PPV events tend to always have the main card start at 3 am BST, some Fight Night shows can work out to be at a more sociable time for the UK fans.


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