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

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UFC Fight Night is set to return on Saturday, October 1st from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, but what time does the event start for MMA fans in the UK to watch?

The main event of the evening will see Mackenzie Dern make her return to the octagon to face Xiaonan Yan in a Women’s Strawweight bout that could have implications on the division as a whole.

Dern currently sits at #5 in the 115 lb rankings and Yan is at #6, so a win here could propel either fighter to a showdown with the likes of Weili Zhang, Rose Namajunas or division Champion Carla Esparza in the very near future, especially if they’re able to pull off a dominant victory!

Here is everything you need to know about the UK Start Time for UFC Fight Night Dern vs Yan on Saturday, October 1st 2022.

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UFC Fight Night UK Time October 1st 2022

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As confirmed by the official UFC site, the Prelims for the event are set to start at 9:00 PM BST on Saturday, October 1st 2022.

The Prelims for the event will be available for fight fans to watch via UFC FIGHT PASS, the over-the-top streaming service from the company that features every Early Prelim and Prelims event throughout the calendar year.

The Main Card for the event is scheduled to start at Midnight on Sunday, October 2nd 2022

BT Sport will be showing the Main Card of the event for fans in the United Kingdom to watch. BT is the UK home of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and shows the majority of the company’s events throughout the year as part of the standard subscription.  

It’s worth noting that the start time for the Main Card is an estimate, as due to the nature of combat sports it is not guaranteed that the card will be starting exactly when scheduled.

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Here is when MacKenzie Dern is fighting next
Here is when MacKenzie Dern is fighting next

For reference, here are the bouts that have been officially confirmed by the company via the official UFC site as of writing on Wednesday, September 21st 2022:


  • John Castaneda vs Daniel Santos
  • Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci – Women’s Strawweight bout
  • Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones – Bantamweight bout

Main Card

  • Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo – Welterweight bout
  • Sodiq Yusuff vs Don Shainis – Featherweight bout
  • Mackenzie Dern vs. Yan Xiaonan – Main Event Women’s Strawweight bout

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