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UFC 276 date: UK start time, undercard, live stream and how to follow

UFC 276 is upon us with Las Vegas set to host another stacked card featuring two world title fights.

Nigerian-born New Zealand superstar Israel Adesanya will defend his middleweight title against American Jared Cannonier in the main event of the night.


Adesanya will defend his title against Cannonier at UFC 276

Following his lightweight loss to Jan Blachowicz, Adesanya picked up back-to-back middleweight wins over Robert Whittaker and Marvin Vettori.

Cannonier knocked out Derek Brunson at UFC 271 in February and should provide a tough test for ‘The Last Stylebender’.

Meanwhile, Alexander Volkanovski will put his featherweight championship on the line against Max Holloway as the pair face off for the third time.

And the UFC 276 card will also see Sean Strickland, Sean O’Malley, Robbie Lawler, Donald Cerrone and Uriah Hall in action in a massive evening of elite MMA.

UFC 276: Date and how to follow

The main event is scheduled to take place on Saturday July 2 and takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Preliminary action will kick off at 1am on Sunday morning for UK fans with the main card kicking off at 3am.

Adesanya vs Cannonier can then be expected towards 5 a.m.

The action will air on BT Sport 1 and their coverage will begin at 1am.

talkSPORT will also have all the preparation and reaction to the action throughout the fight week.

Cannonier gets a well-deserved title at UFC 276

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Cannonier gets a well-deserved title at UFC 276

UFC 276: fight card

Main board

  • Main Event: Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Jared Cannonier – for the UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Max Holloway – for the UFC Featherweight Championship
  • Sean Strickland vs. Alex Pereira
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena
  • Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley

Preliminary map

  • Brad Riddell vs. Jalin Turner
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller
  • Ian Garry vs. Gabriel Green
  • Brad Tavares vs Dricus du Plessis

Early Preliminary Map

  • Uriah Hall vs. Andre Muniz
  • Jessica Eye vs. Maycee Barber
  • Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Julija Stoliarenko

Volkanovski will be in action at UFC 276

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Volkanovski will be in action at UFC 276

UFC 276: What was said?

Israel Adesanya: “Jared is a fighter; I call him the dark horse of the division.

“He was in the heavyweight division, then went down to the light heavyweight division, and now he’s in the middleweight division – so he has a lot of power in his hands.

“Through his skills he has dealt with a lot of people, but a lot of people are not me.

“Styles make fights, and I’m the elementalist, so our duel won’t go all the way.

“He will be choked or knocked unconscious.”

Jared Cannonier: “There will be a lot of technique used. It’s going to be very technical – it’s going to be a striker’s delight, if you will. But it won’t be a striking match. It’s an MMA fight.

“So I’m not planning on playing his striking game. He drags everyone into it. He confuses them, but the next thing you know they’re in there getting sucked off. They did not know they were playing into his hands.

“I plan to neutralize. I want it neutralized. On no level do I want to be flabby there.

“If he does anything, he will have to be super dynamic. He will have to be very dynamic. He’s gonna have to be like, guy red alert sh*t…

“For me, it’s going to be very fun, very interesting.”