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UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland on ESPN + | Live stream, start time, how to watch 2021 MMA fights (Saturday March 20)

No.7-ranked Derek Brunson takes on No.10-ranked Kevin Holland in middleweight action on Saturday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On his last outing, Brunson stopped Edmen Shahbazyan in the third round in August. The eternal middleweight contender is leading a three-game winning streak since losing to current middleweight king Israel Adesanya at UFC 230.

Holland took the MMA world by storm in 2020. He has competed five times in the past seven months, winning them all, including four by stoppage. More recently, Holland scored arguably the biggest victory of their career, knocking out former middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the first round.

A win for Brunson puts him in the top five and comes close to a title shot. For Holland, it’s a win in his very first UFC main event and a chance to extend his winning streak to six and move into the top five.

UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland

Start time: The main card starts at 10 p.m. EST | Preliminary: 7 p.m. EST

TV channel / program: N / A – The event will not air on any TV channels and can only be broadcast via ESPN + in the US, however, you can watch the fight on your TV by adding ESPN + on your smart TV or streaming device such as a Roku or Amazon Fire Stick.

Direct: ESPN + | The Prelims can be streamed on standard ESPN + as well as fuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial.

what ESPN + – ESPN + does not replace a normal ESPN subscription through your cable provider. Instead, it’s an ancillary service that provides original content and live sports. It also allows customers to access exclusive content on and access to pay-per-view MMA events.

UFC Fight Night Card: Complete Fights List

Main card

  • Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland; Average weight
  • Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell; Lightweight
  • Tai Tuivasa vs. Don’Tale Mayes; Heavy weights
  • Adrian Yanez vs. Gustavo Lopez; Bantam-weight
  • Song Kenan vs. Max Griffin; Welterweight
  • Cheyanne Buys v Montserrat Ruiz; Straw weight for women

Preliminary map

  • Marion Reneau versus Macy Chiasson; Bantamweight for women
  • Leonardo Santos vs. Grant Dawson; Lightweight
  • Trevin Giles vs. Roman Dolidze; Average weight
  • Montel Jackson vs. Jesse Strader; Bantam-weight
  • Julia Avila v Julija Stoliarenko; Bantamweight for women
  • JP Buys v Bruno Gustavo da Silva; Fly weight