UFC 290 time: When does Volkanovski vs Rodriguez start in UK and US?

Alexander Volkanovski returns to featherweight this weekend, defending his title towards interim champion Yair Rodriguez in the principle occasion of UFC 290.

In February, each males fought on the identical evening, with Rodriguez submitting Josh Emmett to win the interim belt, earlier than Volkanovski misplaced a slim choice to Islam Makhachev whereas difficult for the light-weight title.

The latter consequence marked simply the second lack of Volkanovski’s profession, and his first in 10 years. Neither defeat befell at featherweight, nonetheless, the place the Australian has been imperious and earned the standing of the UFC’s pound-for-pound No 1 in the eyes of many followers.

Within the co-main occasion on Saturday, Brandon Moreno defends his flyweight title towards a foe who has overwhelmed him twice: Alexandre Pantoja. Moreno has improved considerably since these losses in 2016 and 2018, however this bout marks a troublesome defence to kickstart the Mexican’s second reign as champion.

Right here’s all you might want to know.

When is it?

UFC 290 will happen on Saturday 8 July, on the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas.

The early prelims are set to start at 11pm BST (3pm PT, 5pm CT, 6pm ET), with the common prelims following at 1am BST on Sunday 9 July (5pm PT, 7pm CT, 8pm ET on Saturday). The principle card is then resulting from start at 3am BST on Sunday (7pm PT, 9pm CT, 10pm ET on Saturday).

How can I watch it?

Yair Rodriguez was topped interim featherweight champion after submitting Josh Emmett

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The cardboard will air reside on BT Sport in the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and web site additionally streaming the fights.

Within the US, ESPN+ will stream the motion reside, as will the UFC’s Struggle Cross.


Volkanovski – 2/9; Rodriguez – 100/30

Moreno – 1/2; Pantoja – 13/8

Whittaker – 1/4; Du Plessis – 3/1

Full odds via Betway.

Full card (topic to vary)

Brandon Moreno is a two-time males’s flyweight champion in the UFC

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Alexander Volkanovski (C) vs Yair Rodriguez (IC) (featherweight title)

Brandon Moreno (C) vs Alexandre Pantoja (flyweight title)

Robert Whittaker vs Dricus Du Plessis (middleweight)

Jalin Turner vs Dan Hooker (light-weight)

Bo Nickal vs Tresean Gore (middleweight)


Robbie Lawler vs Niko Worth (welterweight)

Jack Della Maddalena vs TBC (welterweight)

Yazmin Jauregui vs Denise Gomes (girls’s strawweight)

Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield (light-heavyweight)

Early prelims

Vitor Petrino vs Marcin Prachnio (light-heavyweight)

Cameron Saaiman vs Terrence Mitchell (bantamweight)

Shannon Ross vs Jesus Aguilar (flyweight)

Kamuela Kirk vs Esteban Ribovics (light-weight)

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