UFC 276 date: UK start time, undercard, live stream and how to follow July 3, 2022 – Posted in: Soccer

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

Nigeria-born New Zealand superstar Israel Adesanya will defend his middleweight title against American Jared Cannonier in the headline bout of the night.

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Adesanya will defend his title against Cannonier at UFC 276

Following his light-heavyweight loss to Jan Blachowicz, Adesanya has claimed back-to-back middleweight wins over Robert Whittaker and Marvin Vettori.

Cannonier KO’d 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 clash 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 on a huge night of elite MMA.

UFC 276: Date and how to follow

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

The prelim action will start at 1am on Sunday morning for UK fans with the main card kicking off at 3am.

Adesanya vs Cannonier can then be expected at around 5am.

The action will be shown on BT Sport 1 and their coverage will start at 1am.

talkSPORT will also have all the build-up and reaction to the action throughout fight week.

Cannonier gets a well deserved title shot at UFC 276

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Cannonier gets a well deserved title shot at UFC 276


UFC 276: Fight card

Main card

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

Preliminary card

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

Early preliminary card

  • 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 has been said?

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

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

“Thanks to his skills, he dealt with many people, but many 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 out.”

Jared Cannonier: “There’s gonna be a lot of technique being employed. It’s gonna be a very technical — it’s gonna be a striker’s delight, if you will. But it ain’t gonna be no striking match. This is an MMA fight.

“So, I don’t plan on playing his striking game. He goads everybody into it. He confuses them, but then next thing you know, they’re in there getting juiced. They didn’t know they were playing right into his hands.

“I’m planning on neutralizing. I want him to be neutralized. On no level do I wanna be flaccid out there.

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

“For me, this is going to be very fun, very interesting.”

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