UFC 216 is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee
We are a little over three days away from the UFC’s ninth pay-per-view card of 2017.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, Tony Ferguson, the Ultimate Fighter season 13 winner, will take on Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 216.
The bout’s victor should, in theory, be next man to challenge Conor McGregor for the UFC’s undisputed lightweight title.
The co-main event of the evening features sees men’s flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defend his 125lbs strap against Ray Borg.
Should Johnson come out of the rescheduled bout victorious, he will break Anderson Silva’s record for consecutive title defenses.
Former UFC heavyweight king Fabricio Werdum is also in action at UFC 216, taking on Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis.
UFC 216 is stacked with quality fights from top to bottom, making it a must watch card.
Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming event:
When and where does UFC 216 take place?
UFC 214 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California in the early hours of Sunday morning.
What channel is UFC 216 on?
The main card and the preliminary fights will be shown live on BT Sport 2.
Alternatively, if you don’t have BT Sport, you can watch the preliminary fights on UFC’s Fight Pass service.
Can I watch UFC 216 online?
BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the card from via the BT Sport app or through this link here.
What time does UFC 216 start?
The preliminary fights will get underway at 11:30pm on Saturday.
What time does the main card get underway?
The main card, which kicks off with a light-lightweight barnburner between Beneil Dariush and Evan Dunham, commences at 3:00am.
UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee Fight Card
Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee (interim lightweight title bout)
Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg (men’s flyweight title bout)
Fabricio Werdum vs. Derrick Lewis (heavyweight bout)
Beneil Dariush vs. Evan Dunham (lightweight bout)
Tom Duquesnoy vs. Cody Stamann (featherweight bout)
Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz (lightweight bout)
Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannaya (lightweight bout)
Pearl Gonzalez vs. Poliana Botelho (women’s strawweight bout)
Fight Pass Prelims
Walt Harris vs. Mark Godbeer (heavyweight bout)
John Moraga vs. Magomed Bibulatov (flyweight bout)
Thales Leites vs. Brad Tavares (middleweight bout)
Matt Schnell vs. Marco Beltran (flyweight bout)
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