UFC: Holloway vs. Kattar to broadcast concurrently on ABC and ESPN+
UFC Combat Island 7, the to start with UFC function of 2021, will simulcast on ABC and ESPN+
ESPN+ and ABC will combine to air the initial UFC occasion of 2021 when the Octagon returns to UFC Battle ISLAND on January 16.
Set on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, UFC Combat Night: Holloway vs Kattar functions former UFC featherweight winner and No. 1-ranked contender Max Holloway having on No. 6-rated featherweight contender Calvin Kattar in the most important occasion. Dwell coverage of the prelims begins at midday ET completely on ESPN+, adopted by the primary card at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+ (English and Spanish) and ABC.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with ABC to televise the very first UFC celebration of 2021, and the first-ever are living UFC party on the ABC network,” mentioned Burke Magnus, Government Vice President of Programming and First Content material, ESPN. “UFC Fight ISLAND has captured the excitement and creativeness of sports activities lovers around the world and what greater way to start the 12 months than by simulcasting the most important card of UFC Fight Evening: Holloway vs. Kattar on ESPN+ and ABC.”
UFC’s next event from UFC Struggle ISLAND will aspect a battle in between major rated welterweights, as No. 8 rated Michael Chiesa faces off with No. 9 ranked Neil Magny. All bouts will air on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
The 3rd UFC celebration in seven days from UFC Struggle ISLAND, UFC 257, features a rematch among previous two-division champion Conor McGregor (22-4) and Dustin Poirier (26-6). McGregor has not fought given that his stunning return at UFC 246 in January 2020 in a marquee welterweight key occasion in opposition to UFC’s all-time leader in wins and finishes, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-15-). UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 streams exclusively on ESPN+ PPV on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 10 p.m. ET.
UFC Fight Island 7: Holloway vs. Kattar commence times
|12 p.m. ET||UFC Combat Evening: HOLLOWAY vs. KATTAR (Prelims)||ESPN+|
|3 p.m. ET||UFC Battle Night: HOLLOWAY vs. KATTAR (Main Card)||ESPN+, ABC|
|TBD p.m. ET||UFC Combat Night: HOLLOWAY vs. KATTAR Post Clearly show||ESPN+|