A middleweight clash between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland headlines tonight’s UFC action.
The heavyweight title rematch of Stipe Miocic v Francis Ngannou at UFC 260 is coming up next weekend but first, we’ve got an exciting warm-up event in Las Vegas.
Brunson and Holland are both looking to climb to the top of the middleweight ranks and secure a shot at Israel Adesanya’s world title.
Brunson, who lost to Adesanya in November 2018, has claimed three straight wins since including a TKO victory over Edmen Shahbazyan last August.
Holland, meanwhile, beat Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256 in his last fight in December and claimed an incredible FIVE wins in 2020.
Brunson vs Holland: Date and UK start time
- The main event is scheduled to take place in the early hours of Sunday, March 20 for UK fans
- It is being held at the UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas
- The prelims get going from around 11pm UK time, while the main card gets going from 2am on Sunday morning
- UK fans can expect the headline fight between Brunson and Holland to get under way from around 4am on Sunday morning
Brunson vs Holland: TV and live stream
- The action will be shown on BT Sport 1 and their coverage will begin from midnight
- It will be live streamed on BT Sport’s website and app for subscribers
- EE mobile customers will be able to get a FREE three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150. You can then cancel the trial at any time
- The early prelims will be shown on UFC’s Fight Pass and in the US, all prelim bouts will be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
Brunson vs Holland: Fight card
There was drama at the weigh-ins for this fight night as Julija Stoliarenko collapsed on the scales.
The bantamweight fainted when trying to make weight for her bout with Julia Avila in Las Vegas.
Her fight with Avila – due to be on prelims card – was subsequently cancelled due to fighter safety.
- MAIN EVENT: Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland, Middleweight
- Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell, Lightweight
- Tai Tuivasa vs. Don’Tale Mayes, Heavyweight
- Adrian Yanez vs. Gustavo Lopez, Bantamweight
- Song Kenan vs. Max Griffin, Welterweight
- Cheyanne Buys vs. Montserrat Ruiz, Women’s Strawweight
- Marion Reneau vs. Macy Chiasson, Women’s Bantamweight
- Leonardo Santos vs. Grant Dawson, Lightweight
- Trevin Giles vs. Roman Dolidze, Middleweight
- Montel Jackson vs. Jesse Strader, Bantamweight
- Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko, Women’s Bantamweight – CANCELLED
- JP Buys vs. Bruno Gustavo da Silva, Flyweight