UFC Fight Tonight Live: UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev will go down this Saturday, October 22 from the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Two title fights highlight the co-main event at UFC 280 where Aljamain Sterling will defend his bantamweight title before the lightweight title gets a new belt holder with Charles Oliveira meeting Islam Makhachev in the final fight of the night. The main card fights get underway on Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET, but the title fights will take place starting at around 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET and will be streaming on ESPN Plus PPV.
• WATCH NOW: UFC 280 is streaming live online now on ESPN+ PPV
WHAT TV CHANNEL OR STREAMING SERVICE IS THE FIGHT ON? WHAT DOES IT COST?
UFC 279 is not on any regular local or cable TV broadcasts. A fight is a pay-per-view-only event being hosted by the ESPN+ streaming service taking place tonight with a live broadcast provided only on ESPN Plus PPV (the price is $74.99 if you are a current subscriber, and $124.98 if you are new to ESPN+ and need to sign up for the bundle deal).
TV Channel: ESPN+ pay-per-view (this event is not available on traditional cable TV packages, but is available live on ESPN Plus PPV. Here’s a look at how you can watch ESPN+ live on your TV.)
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UFC 279 MAIN CARD ODDS, RESULTS (updated at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET on September 10 via DraftKings)
UFC Fight Tonight Live: UFC 280 – US, Canada, UK, Australia start time, channel info, pricing, and full card
UFC Tonight: UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev will go down this Saturday, October 22 from the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The pay-per-view event is loaded with a series of intriguing matchups, topped by a much-anticipated vacant lightweight title showdown between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev.
The two men will step into the octagon on Saturday with a combined 21-fight unbeaten streak and will be looking to prove who is the best lightweight in the world. Taking the co-main event honors is a bantamweight title clash between defending champion Aljamain Sterling and former two-time bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw.
The main card will also feature an exciting bantamweight bout between former 135-pound titleholder Petr Yan and rising sensation Sean O’Malley, with the winner potentially getting a future crack at the title.
UFC 280 – Timings
The following are the UFC Tonight: UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev timings for the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia:
The United States & Canada
The preliminary card for UFC Tonight will kick off at 10:00 AM ET / 7:00 AM PT on Saturday, October 22. The main pay-per-view card will commence at 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT.
For UK audiences, the prelims card for UFC Tonight will get underway at 2:00 PM GMT on Saturday, October 22, with the main card scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM GMT.
UFC Tonight: UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev – Television, live streaming, and pricing
Here are the necessary details to watch UFC Tonight: UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev live on television and online platforms in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
The prelims and main card for UFC Tonight will be streamed live on ESPN Plus. Those who do not have a subscription can purchase one for $74.99 annually.
However, it would be more economical for viewers to purchase the UFC Bundle. It comes at $99.98 with a one-year ESPN Plus subscription and access to UFC events.
For the prelims, viewers can also tune in to ESPN News. The platform is available via Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Fubo TV, Video, AT&T TV, and YouTube TV. The early prelims will be available on UFC Fight Pass as well. Subscriptions cost $9.99 per month and $95.99 per year.
All UFC Fight Night events are available in Canada via TSN. You can log on to TSN with the details of your provider if you get it as part of a cable deal. Otherwise, you can subscribe to the service on a streaming-only basis for $19.99 a month.
For pay-per-view events, you can choose from several pay-per-view providers such as SaskTel, Shaw, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, or Eastlink with pricing set at around $64.99.
The prelims and main card for UFC Tonight will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 in the United Kingdom and simulcast on the BT Sport app and website. Contract-free BT Sport monthly passes are available at £25 and can be canceled at any time.
UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev – Full card
Here are all the fighters competing on the UFC Tonight main and preliminary fight cards this weekend:
- Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev (lightweight title)
- Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw (bantamweight title)
- Petr Yan vs. Sean O’Malley (bantamweight)
- Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot (lightweight)
- Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot (women’s flyweight)
- Belal Muhammad vs. Sean Brady (welterweight)
- Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho (middleweight)
- Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov (light heavyweight)
- Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Gadzhi Omargadziev (welterweight)
- Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson (middleweight)
- Muhammad Mokaev vs. Malcolm Gordon (flyweight)
- Karol Rosa vs. Lina Lansberg (women’s bantamweight)
WATCH: Main card on ESPN+ PPV
• Islam Makhachev -190 vs. Charles Oliveira +160 — Lightweight title fight
• Aljamain Sterling (c) -175 vs. TJ Dillashaw +150 — Bantamweight title fight
• Petr Yan -270 vs. Sean O’Malley +220 — Bantamweights
• Mateusz Gamrot -190 vs. Beneil Dariush +160 — Lightweights
• Manon Fiorot -210 vs. Katlyn Chookagian +175 — Women’s flyweights
PRELIMS ODDS (ESPN News and ESPN+):
• Sean Brady -140 vs. Belal Muhammad +120 — Welterweights
• Caio Borralho -200 vs. Makhmud Muradov +170 — Middleweights
• Nikita Krylov -170 vs. Volkan Oezdemir +145 — Light heavyweights
• Abubakar Nurmagomedov -165 vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev +140 — Welterweights
• Armen Petrosyan -220 vs. A.J. Dobson +180 — Middleweights
• Muhammad Mokaev -1000 vs. Malcolm Gordon +650 — Flyweights
• Karol Rosa -300 vs. Lina Lansberg +240 — Women’s bantamweights
WHEN DO THE TITLE FIGHTS ACTUALLY HAPPEN? WHAT TIME?
The main card fights begin promptly at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET, but the real action takes center stage with Aljamain Sterling facing TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight title starting at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. It all wraps up with the evening’s finale when UFC icon Charles Oliveira takes on rising phenom Islam Makhachev at around 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. Remember, the times listed are subject to change based on how long, or short the other main card bouts happen to last.
UFC tonight: UFC 280, fight card, betting odds & watch times
There is an event from the UFC tonight. Following the promotion’s most recent card at the APEX, the company returns to pay-per-view with a monumental afternoon card in Abu Dhabi that features two title bouts and several other big-time matchups.
UFC Tonight: Two title fights lead epic card in Abu Dhabi
On Saturday, the UFC schedule resumes with UFC 280, a PPV card filled with several of the best fighters in the world, and a pair of championship fights in the top two spots.
In the night’s headliner, after being stripped of the lightweight title due to missing weight earlier this year, Charles Oliveira will look to regain his vacant title in a highly anticipated matchup with top contender Islam Makhachev. The card’s co-main event will then see bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling look to defend his title for a second straight time when he takes on the challenge of former two-time division king TJ Dillashaw.
UFC 280 will also see the return of elite and ranked fighters like former 135-pound champ Petr Yan, Sean O’Malley, Belal Muhammad, Beniel Dariush, Marina Rodriguez, and Sean Brady.
How to watch UFC 280 on Oct. 22
This UFC PPV card takes place inside the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prelims start at 10:30 PM ET, followed by the main card at 2 PM ET
The PPV main card will broadcast exclusively on ESPN+ for $74.99
You can purchase tickets to the event HERE
UFC 280 fight card
Charles Oliveira (+165) vs. Islam Makhachev (-195)
Aljamain Sterling (-175) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (+150)
Petr Yan (-275) vs. Sean O’Malley (+230)
Beneil Dariush (+180) vs. Mateusz Gamrot (-210)
Katlyn Chookagian (+185) vs. Manon Fiorot (-215)
Belal Muhammad (+120) vs. Sean Brady (-140)
Makhmud Muradov (+180) vs. Caio Borralho (-210)
Volkan Oezdemir (+150) vs. Nikita Krylov (-175)
Abubakar Nurmagomedov (-165) vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (+140)
Armen Petrosyan (-200) vs. AJ Dobson (+170)
Muhammad Mokaev (-1150) vs. Malcolm Gordon (+750)
Lina Länsberg (+320) vs. Karol Rosa (-390)
Betting odds via Draft Kings
How can I watch the UFC 280 Oliveira v Makhachev PPV fight live in Australia?
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UFC 280 OLIVEIRA V MAKHACHEV
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Former UFC lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira gets a chance to regain the crown when he faces the surging Islam Makhachev. Plus, the bantamweight division takes center stage, as Aljamain Sterling defends his crown against TJ Dillashaw.
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