11 July 2020 10:33
The video will start in 8 Cancel News, views and top stories in your inbox. Don't miss our must-read newsletter Sign up Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email The UFC has landed on Fight Island - and what a card it has in store to kick off the action. New fewer than three title fights are on deck tonight with the action headlined by a hastily-arranged main event. Welterweight world champion Kamaru Usman was due to defend his belt against Gilbert Burns before the challenger contracted Covid-19. Usman will instead take on Jorge Masvidal who was initially offered the fight but turned it down due to the size of the purse on offer.
Earlier in the evening, Peter Yan and Jose Aldo will clash for the vacant bantamweight title while Alexander Volkanovski will defend his featherweight title in a rematch against Max Hollloway. Here is everything you need to know about tonight's fights... What time do the fights start? The early prelim fights will start at 11pm UK time followed by the prelim fights at 1am with the main card starting at 3am. The main event between Usman and Masvidal will start at around 5.30am. What TV channel are they on? The fights will be shown on BT Sport 1 from 1am on Sunday morning with the prelim fights; the early prelim fights will be shown on UFC Fight Pass. The main event fights will also be shown on BT Sport 1 from 3am. Is there a live stream? The fights can be streamed on the BT Sport app using your mobile device or computer; if you are an EE customer and not subscribed to BT Sport, you can enjoy three months free by clicking here Odds Usman 1/3 Masvidal 12/5 Yan 2/5 Aldo 2/1 Volkanovski 5/11 Holloway 9/5 Full fight card Main card Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas Amanda Ribas vs Paige VanZant Preliminary Card Volkan Oezdemir vs Jiri Prochazka Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs Muslim Salikhov Makwan Amirkhani vs Danny Henry Leonardo Santos vs Roman Bogatov Early Preliminary Card Raulian Paiva vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov Karol Rosa vs Vanessa Melo Davey Grant vs Martin Day