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It all goes down later this evening (Sat., Sept. 10, 2022) at UFC 279 live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Nate Diaz is expected to make his final walk to the Octagon. Diaz was originally scheduled to fight Khamzat Chimaev in the main event, but now he’ll meet veteran Tony Ferguson after “Borz” badly missed weight on Friday.

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In addition to the makeshift headliner, Chimaev will now fight Kevin Holland in a catchweight co-main event. UFC 279 will also feature a welterweight matchup between Li Jingliang and Daniel Rodriguez, as well as a light heavyweight barnburner involving Johnny Walker and Ion Cutelaba. The “Prelims” undercard isn’t as stacked as usual, but there’s enough meat on the bone to get us to showtime.

Take a look below at UFC 279’s complete fight card line up and start times:

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

Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson
Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland
Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez
Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson
Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba

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

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa
Jailton Almeida vs. Anton Turkalj
Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett
Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett

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

Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf
Chad Anheliger vs. Alateng Heili
Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed
Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse


  • UFC 279: “Diaz vs. Ferguson” PPV main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
  • Subscriptions cost $6.99 per month. The UFC 279 PPV will cost $74.99 for current subscribers.
  • UFC 279: “Diaz vs. Ferguson” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN+ as well.




  • Stay home, be safe. But, if you really, really need to go out and watch UFC 279 there is a list of bars near you airing “Diaz vs. Ferguson” right here. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 279 fight card, starting with the early UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6 p.m. ET as well as the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET by clicking HERE. That’s followed by the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV with live results and play-by-play action RIGHT HERE.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 279 news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the complete UFC 279 fight card and PPV line up click here.

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