Liverpool’s Darren Till returns to the UFC Octagon on Saturday night when he takes on Derek Brunson.
Till has lost three of his last four fights, including a unanimous decision loss to Robert Whittaker in July of last year.
The 28-year-old ‘Gorilla’ still believes he can challenge the best in the business despite his poor run and can’t afford any mistakes against Brunson.
The American has a record 22 wins and seven losses and beat Kevin Holland in March.
This weekend’s UFC event will be in prime time for UK fans despite taking place in Las Vegas.
Brunson vs Till: start date and time
The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 4 and will be held at the UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas.
Prelims will start at 7 p.m. UK time with the main card starting at 9 p.m.
Brunson vs Till is expected around 11:30 p.m.
Brunson vs Till: TV and live broadcast
The action will air on BT Sport 2 and their coverage of the preliminaries will begin from 7pm.
It will be streamed live on BT Sport’s website and app for subscribers.
EE mobile customers will be able to get a FREE three month trial of BT Sport by sending SPORT to 150. You can then cancel the trial at any time.
The first preliminaries will air on the UFC Fight Pass and in the US, all prelims will air simultaneously on ABC and ESPN +.
Brunson vs Till: Fight Card
- MAIN EVENT: Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till, middleweight
- Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell, flyweight
- Ariane Lipski vs. Mandy Bohm, Flyweight Women
- Modestas Bukauskas vs. Khalil Rountree Jr, light heavyweight
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Luigi Vendramini, lightweight
- Molly McCann vs. Ji Yeon Kim, female flyweight
- Julian Erosa vs. Charles Jourdain, featherweight
- Dalcha Lungiambula vs. Marc-André Barriault, middleweight
- Alex Morono vs. David Zawada, welterweight
- Jonathan Martinez vs. Marcelo Rojo, bantamweight
Brunson vs Till: What was said?
Darren Till: “I could probably still do welterweights.
“I know Kamaru Usman wants to fight me, I know he said that. He said “I still want to fight Till”, and we have a little bit of history.
“It’s him and Leon (Edwards) destined to fight.
“Leon is going to take that title, but why can’t I go down one last hurray and see if I can’t grab that strap that I was supposed to have?” “