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UFC on ABC debut set for ‘Fight Island 7’ on Jan. 16 from Abu Dhabi

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Fight fans now have one more way to watch the UFC Fight Island 7 main card, as the “Holloway vs. Kattar” mixed martial arts (MMA) event will air on both ESPN+ and ABC on Sat., Jan. 16, 2021 from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

“We are excited to collaborate with ABC to televise the first UFC event of 2021, and the first-ever live UFC event on the ABC network,” said Burke Magnus, Executive Vice President of Programming and Original Content, ESPN.

“UFC Fight Island has captured the excitement and imagination of sports fans worldwide and what better way to start the year than by simulcasting the main card of UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar on ESPN+ and ABC.”

The UFC Fight Island 7 preliminary card airs exclusively on ESPN+ at 12 p.m. ET whereas the “Holloway vs. Kattar” main card, which also features the welterweight showdown between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Li Jingliang, airs on both ESPN+ and ABC beginning at 3 p.m. ET.

To see the rest of the UFC Fight Island 7 fight card and lineup click here.