Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to the Big Apple for one of the biggest fights of the month with UFC 295: Procházka vs. Pereira. Live from Madison Square Garden, tonight’s event is the first time the UFC has visited New York City since November of 2022 (UFC 281) and the seventh trip in the promotion’s history.
The main event features a bout between Jiri Prochazka and Alex “Poatan” Pereira for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Prochazka fights out of the Czech Republic with a 29-3-1 record, 28 wins are by knockout or submission, and he’s a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Standing across from him is former UFC Middleweight Champion Pereira, who is 8-2 and the only fighter to finish Israel Adesanya. During the UFC 295 Pre-Fight Press Conference, both fighters spoke about the matchup to give fans insight and to excite their duel inside the Octagon.
The 13-bout card will also feature a co-main event between Sergei Pavlovich and Tom Aspinall for the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship. With it being the UFC’s 30th-anniversary show, fireworks are sure to fly at UFC 295 and cord cutters can find out how to watch live, below.
When to Watch
The early prelims begin on Saturday, November 11, at 6:00 PM ET, with the prelims taking place at 8:00 PM ET, and the main card starting at 10:00 PM ET.
How to Watch
Subscribers to ESPN+ can watch all of Saturday’s fights inside the Octagon. Current subscribers can purchase Saturday’s fight for $79.99, and new subscribers can save 30% by purchasing UFC 295 and signing up for an ESPN+ Annual plan for $134.98.
Early Prelims – 6:00 PM ET
- Jared Gordon vs. Mark Madsen (Lightweight)
- John Castañeda vs. Kang Kyung-ho (Bantamweight)
- Joshua Van vs. Kevin Borjas (Flyweight)
- Dennis Buzukja vs. Jamall Emmers (Featherweight)
Prelims – 8:00 PM ET
- Steve Erceg vs. Alessandro Costa (Flyweight)
- Tabatha Ricci vs. Loopy Godinez (Women’s Strawweight)
- Mateusz Rębecki vs. Roosevelt Roberts (Lightweight)
- Nazim Sadykhov vs. Viacheslav Borshchev (Lightweight)
Main Card – 10:00 PM ET
- Jiří Procházka vs. Alex Pereira (Light Heavyweight) [for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship]
- Sergei Pavlovich vs. Tom Aspinall (Heavyweight) [for the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship]
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Jéssica Andrade (Women’s Strawweight)
- Matt Frevola vs. Benoît Saint-Denis (Lightweight)
- Diego Lopes vs. Pat Sabatini (Featherweight)