ESPN And BT Sport To Air Special UFC Marathon And It's The Ultimate Viewing Pleasure
ESPN and BT Sport are rolling out classic UFC fights tonight and next week with the sporting world on lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.
MMA fans across America and the U.K will be treated to a special UFC programming which will feature some of the greatest fights of all time.
In America, fans can get their UFC fix tonight. Dubbed as 'UFC Day', a total of 11 consecutive hours of Octagon action is set to air, highlighting superstar names such Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal and Jon Jones to name but a few.
While in the U.K, last year's UFC London will be replayed in full tonight and then from Sunday onwards they'll be showing not one but TWO classic UFC cards per night.
Last year's #UFCLondon main card will be replayed in full on BT Sport 2 HD at 9:30pm tomorrow night :raised_hands:- UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) March 20, 2020
Then from Sunday onwards we'll be showing TWO classic UFC cards per night :punch: pic.twitter.com/3LB3dVGslh
Check out the schedule for both ESPN and BT Sport below:
12-3pm - UFC 25 Greatest Fights: Nos. 1-4
3-4pm - Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo 2
4-5pm - Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1 and 2
5-5:30pm - Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 1
5:30-6pm - Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs. Dan Henderson
6-7pm - Israel Adesanya vs. Kelvin Gastelum
7-8pm - Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
8-11pm - UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz
March 21 - Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal (9:30pm GMT)
March 22 - Jose Aldo vs. The Korean Zombie (9pm GMT), Anthony Pettis vs. Benson Henderson (12am GMT)
March 23 - Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson (9pm GMT), Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos III (12am GMT)
March 24 - Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks (9pm GMT), Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva (12am GMT)
March 25 - Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland & Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas (9pm GMT), Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann (12am GMT)
Dana White provides an update on #UFC249 and whether an upcoming Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting could allow for events at the UFC Apex.- Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) March 19, 2020
Full interview: https://t.co/S3FggUmzAH pic.twitter.com/7f4b0fYN0M
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