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How to watch UFC Columbus: ‘Blaydes vs. Daukaus’ TONIGHT on ESPN

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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Mar. 26, 2022) at UFC Columbus live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, as heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus collide in an exciting main event throwdown.

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LIGHTWEIGHT CONTENDER COLLISION! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns home to its APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Nov. 18, 2023, with a Middleweight main event showdown between top-ranked division contenders, Brendan Allen (No. 10) and Paul Craig (No. 13), both of whom are looking to inch closer to the 185-pound Top 5. In UFC Vegas 82’s co-main event, Michael Morales vs. Jake Matthews will lock horns in an exciting Welterweight collision.

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In addition to the heavyweight headliner, UFC Columbus will feature a plethora of exciting matchups and rising MMA talent. From a flyweight tilt between Askar Askarov and Kai Kara-France to a lightweight strike-fest involving Marc Diakiese and Viacheslav Borshchev, the card is set to showcase some pretty interesting scraps.

Take a look below at UFC Columbus’ complete fight card line up and start times:

Main Card (ESPN/ESPN+)
7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus
Joanne Wood vs. Alexa Grasso
Matt Brown vs. Bryan Barberena
Askar Askarov vs. Kai Kara-France
Ilir Latifi vs. Aleksei Oleinik CANCELED
Neil Magny vs. Max Griffin
Marc Diakiese vs. Viacheslav Borshchev

‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN/ESPN+)
4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT

Sara McMann vs. Karol Rosa
Chris Gutierrez vs. Danaa Batgerel
Aliaskhab Khizriev vs. Denis Tiuliulin
Jennifer Maia vs. Manon Fiorot
Matheus Nicolau vs. David Dvorak
Luis Saldana vs. Bruno Souza

Here are all the ways to catch the action:



  • UFC Columbus: ‘Blaydes vs. Daukaus’ main card and “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN. Check with your local providers or click HERE for instant access to ESPN.
  • UFC Columbus: ‘Blaydes vs. Daukaus’ entire fight card can also be streamed via Xbox One, Apple TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, and ChromeCast.



  • Check out a list of sports bars and pubs near you that will most likely be showing tonight’s fights CLICK HERE. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Columbus fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the ESPN/ESPN+ preliminary card bouts at 4 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN/ESPN+ main card start time at 7 p.m. ET. Full odds at DraftKings Sportsbook.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC Columbus news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archives here and here. For the updated and finalized “Blaydes vs. Daukaus” fight card and ESPN/ESPN+ lineup click here.

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