UFC Vegas 71 Fight Card: Schedule, Date, & Time For Yan vs Dvalishvili

UFC Vegas 71: Yan vs Dvalishvili


The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns this weekend with UFC Vegas 71 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels. The event, also known as UFC Fight Night 221 & UFC on ESPN+ 79, is headlined by a showdown between top-ranked bantamweight contenders in former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan and Merab Dvalishvili.

In the co-main event, Alexander Romanov will take on Alexander Volkov in a heavyweight bout.

Other bouts on the card include a catchweight between Nikita Krylov and Ryan Spann, a featherweight scrap between Ricardo Ramos and Austin Lingo, Said Nurmagomedov vs. Jonathan Martinez at bantamweight, and the main card opener between Vitor Petrino and Anton Turkalj at light heavyweight.

UFC Vegas 71 will kick off with the preliminary card beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET and the main card getting underway at 6:00 p.m. ET. The entire card will stream live on ESPN+.

How can you tune in to Saturday’s event?

Below is all of the information you will need to catch the event from the opening bout.

UFC Vegas 71: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC Vegas 71: Yan vs. Dvalishvili
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue:  The Theater at Virgin Hotels
Main Card Card Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: ESPN+

UFC Vegas 71 Fight Card

Main card (6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

  • Bantamweight: Petr Yan vs. Merab Dvalishvili
  • Heavyweight: Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov
  • Light heavyweight: Nikita Krylov vs. Ryan Spann
  • Featherweight: Ricardo Ramos vs. Austin Lingo
  • Bantamweight: Said Nurmagomedov vs. Jonathan Martinez
  • Light heavyweight: Vitor Petrino vs. Anton Turkalj

Prelim card (3:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

  • Heavyweight: Lukasz Brzeski vs. Karl Williams
  • Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Davey Grant
  • Middleweight: Sedriques Dumas vs. Josh Fremd
  • Bantamweight: Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti
  • Flyweight: JJ Aldrich vs. Ariane Lipski
  • Bantamweight: Tony Gravely vs. Victor Henry
  • Flyweight: Tyson Nam vs. Bruno Silva
  • Heavyweight: Carlston Harris vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov

*Fight card, bout order, and number of fights remain subject to change.*

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