UFC 285 is scheduled to take place on March 4th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The high-octane extravaganza will see some of the sport’s biggest names taking part in their respective bouts.
The biggest fight set to take place in UFC 285 will be a clash between former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and star MMA fighter Ciryl Gane. The winner is crowned as the new Heavyweight Champion. The match marks Jones’ debut in the heavyweight division. All eyes will be on Jones as it will be his first match in the Octagon since beating Dominick Reyes in February 2020.
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In the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko meets Alexa Grasso in the women’s flyweight division. Shevchenko is the reigning champion and has to defend it against the 29-year-old Mexican.
How and when to watch UFC 285?
In the USA– ESPN and ESPN+ broadcast the main map. The PPV is $79.99 for current ESPN+ subscribers and $124.98 for new subscribers. The main card will air at 10pm EST / 7pm PST.
In the United Kingdom– UFC 285 Early Prelims and Prelims will be streamed live on the UFC FIGHT PASS platform. The broadcast will also take place on BT Sport. The main card starts at 3:00 UK time and the preliminary rounds at 1:00 UK time.
In India– SONY Ten, SONY TEN 2 or SONY LIV will broadcast the games in India. The Pre-Event starts at 4:30pm IST and the Main Event is scheduled to start at 8:30am IST.
Playing card for UFC 285
MAIN EVENT: Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane – for the vacant UFC Heavyweight Championship
Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Alexa Grasso – for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
Mateusz Gamrot vs. Jalin Turner
Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett
Cody Garbrandt versus Trevin Jones
Derek Brunson versus Dricus du Plessis
Viviane Araujo vs. Amanda Ribas
Julian Marquez vs Marc Andre Barriault
Early provisional card
Ian Garry vs Song Kenan
Cameron Saaiman vs. Leomana Martinez
Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci
Da’Mon Blackshear vs. Farid Basharat
Kamuela Kirk vs. Esteban Ribovics