UFC Fight Night: UK start time, fight card, prelims, live stream and TV channel for Smith vs Teixeira TONIGHT

UFC are hosting a midweek Fight Night just days as Justin Gaethje beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.

This time around the headline fight is a light heavyweight clash between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza was forced to withdraw from UFC 249 after testing positive for coronavirus and bosses will hope this event can go ahead with all the fighters as planned.

When is UFC Fight Night?

Originally slated for April 25, the global coronavirus pandemic saw Smith vs Teixeira initially postponed.

UFC president Dana White has since managed to get fights going again, with this event now taking place on Wednesday May 13.

It will again be hosted at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, and like UFC 249 is set to be filmed behind-closed-doors, with no crowd in attendance.

Another UFC Fight Night will follow on Saturday May 16, with an event also slated for Saturday May 23.

What UK time will the fight start?

The prelims will begin at around midnight with the main card starting from 2am, meaning a late night for British viewers.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

UK fight fans can catch all the action from midnight on BT Sport 2 on TV for those who subscribe to the channel.

The show will also be live streamed on BT Sport’s website and app.

In the US, all fights will be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.

UFC Fight Night: Full fight card

Main card

Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira
Ben Rothwell vs. Ovince St. Preux
Alexander Hernandez vs. Drew Dober
Ricky Simon vs. Ray Borg
Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori

Preliminary Card

Andrei Arlovski vs. Philipe Lins
Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises
Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras
Hunter Azure vs. Brian Kelleher

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