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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Aug. 20, 2022) at UFC 278 live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, as Kamaru Usman puts his undisputed UFC welterweight title on the line for the sixth-straight time in the main event against former foe Leon Edwards.

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BLOCKBUSTER WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 10, 2022, with a must-watch updated Welterweight thriller that will see perennial fan favorite, Nate Diaz now battles former top-ranked Lightweight contender, Tony Ferguson, who will return to the 170-pound weight class for this last minute, upgraded assignment. Meanwhile, In UFC 279’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, we now get the undefeated No. 3-ranked contender, Khamzat Chimaev, opposite Kevin ‘Trailblazer’ Holland.

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In addition to the headlining rematch, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make his awaited Octagon return in a co-main event clash with perennial contender Paulo Costa. Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will also be back in action on the PPV main card when he tries to end Merab Dvalishvili’s seven-fight win streak at 135 pounds.

Take a look below at UFC 278’s complete fight card line up and start times:

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

Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards
Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold
Jose Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili
Wu Yanan vs. Lucie Pudilova
Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker

‘Prelims’ Undercard (ABC/ESPN/ESPN+)
8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov
Leonardo Santos vs. Jared Gordon
Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldana
A.J. Fletcher vs. Ange Loosa

Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN/ESPN+)
6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT

Amir Albazi vs. Francisco Figueiredo
Aori Qileng vs. Jay Perrin
Daniel Lacerda vs. Victor Altamirano


  • UFC 278: “Usman vs. Edwards 2” PPV main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
  • Subscriptions cost $6.99 per month. The UFC 278 PPV will cost $74.99 for current subscribers.
  • UFC 278: “Usman vs. Edwards 2” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN+ as well.


  • UFC 278: “Usman vs. Edwards 2” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ABC/ESPN. Check your local providers or click HERE for instant access to ESPN.
  • UFC 278: “Usman vs. Edwards 2” can also be streamed via Xbox One, Apple TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, and ChromeCast.



  • Stay home, be safe. But, if you really, really need to go out and watch UFC 278 there is a list of bars near you airing “Usman vs. Edwards 2” right here. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 278 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6:30 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ABC/ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 278: “Usman vs. Edwards 2” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the complete UFC 278 fight card and PPV line up click here.

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