Main Card at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV
Prelims on ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET
Early Prelims on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET
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In a change in the card as of Friday evening, tomorrow’s UFC 279 event in Las Vegas on ESPN+ PPV is now headlined by a bout between welterweights Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson. The new co-main battle is a catch-weight duel between Tony Holland and Khamzat Chimaev who was originally to be in the featured bout with Diaz, but was advised by doctors not to continue cutting weight.
The card will be seen live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on ESPN+ PPV (English and Spanish).
The Prelims will air on ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. with Early Prelims on ESPN+ beginning at 6 p.m. Live coverage begins on Friday with UFC 279 Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Diaz vs. Ferguson at 5:30 ET on ESPNEWS, providing fans with exclusive insights and views heading into Fight Night.
Jon Anik will call the action, alongside former two-division Champion and UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan. Megan Olivi will handle reporting duties. All coverage in Spanish will be handled by Victor Davila and interim UFC Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno.
- How two years in a windowless room shaped Khamzat Chimaev’s dominance. By Brett Okamoto.
- Expert Picks and Best Bets.
- Friday: Two days in the 209: Inside Nate Diaz’s final UFC training camp, for now. By Marc Raimondi.
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri 9/9||5:30 p.m.||ESPNEWS||UFC 279 Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Diaz vs. Ferguson|
|9:30 p.m.||ESPN+||UFC 279 Pre-Show presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Diaz vs. Ferguson|
|Sat 9/10||6 p.m.||ESPN+||UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson (Early Prelims)|
|8 p.m.||ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+||UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson presented by Modelo (Prelims)|
|10 p.m.||ESPN+ PPV||UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson (Main Card)|
|1 a.m. – *||ESPN+ PPV||UFC 279 Post Show presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Diaz vs. Ferguson|
* – Immediately following Main Event.
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|10 p.m.||Main||Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson|
|Co-Main||Khazmat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland|
|Undercard||Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez|
|Undercard||Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson|
|Undercard||Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba|
|8 p.m.||Feature||Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa|
|Undercard||Jailton Almeida vs. Anton Turkalj|
|Undercard||Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett|
|Undercard||Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett|
|6 p.m.||Featured||Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf|
|Undercard||Chad Anheliger vs. Alatengheili|
|Featured||Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed|
|Undercard||Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse|
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