An interim UFC heavyweight champion will be crowned later tonight (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) at UFC 265 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Tex., as Derrick Lewis tries to punch his way to a title in a main event clash with undefeated French contender Ciryl Gane.
In addition to the heavyweight headliner, former UFC champion Jose Aldo will look to continue his quest for a bantamweight crown in a co-main event showdown with fellow Brazilian Pedro Munhoz. The main card will also feature a welterweight bout between streaking contenders Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque, as well as a rematch between women’s strawweight veterans Tecia Torres and Angela Hill.
Take a look below at UFC 265’s complete fight card line up and start times:
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV)
10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT
Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane
Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill
Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney
‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN2/ESPN+)
8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT
Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev
Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne
Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN2/ESPN+/Fight Pass)
6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT
Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
Miles Johns vs. Anderson dos Santos
Victoria Leonardo vs. Melissa Gatto
Johnny Munoz Jr. vs. Jamey Simmons
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