UFC 246 Live Stream: Conor McGregor returns to action this evening (Image: GETTY)
The UFC hosts its first pay-per-view event of a blockbuster 2020 in the early hours of Sunday morning. Headlining UFC 246 at Las Vegas’s T-Mobile is ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor.
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The UFC’s first simultaneous two-weight world champion, 31, will be welcomed back to the cage by Donald Cerrone — whom he’ll meet in a welterweight war.
McGregor showdown with Cerrone will be his first appearance in the cage in over 15 months, his last coming at UFC 229 in October 2018.
Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will also be in action in Las Vegas, taking on Raquel Pennington in her first outing since losing to Amanda Nunes in July 2019.
Ex-lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will also be in action in Las Vegas, throwing down with Brazilian Diego Ferreira.
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UFC 246 Live Stream: Donald Cerrone will welcome Conor McGregor to the Octagon (Image: GETTY)
UFC 246 is stacked with thrilling fights, making it a must-watch for even the most casual mixed martial arts fan.
Here’s everything you need to know about the event:
When and where is UFC 246 taking place?
UFC 246 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, early on Sunday, January 18.
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What channel is UFC 246 on?
The main card and the preliminary fights will be shown live on BT Sport Box Office.
Alternatively, if you don’t have BT Sport, you can watch the prelims on the UFC’s Fight Pass service.
What time will UFC 246 start?
The preliminary fights will get underway at 6:30pm ET and 3:30pm PT, with the main card kicking off at 10pm ET and 7pm PT.
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What time does UFC 246 start in the UK and Ireland?
The prelims will get underway at 11:30pm BST on Saturday, December 14.
What time will UFC 246’s main card get underway in the UK?
The main card will commence at 3:00am BST.
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What time will UFC 246’s main event start?
McGregor and Cerrone are expected to make their respective walks to the Octagon at around 5:30am BST (12:30am ET and 9:30pm PT).
The Octagon walks could be later or earlier than 5:30am depending on whether the preceding fights go the distance or finish early.
Can I watch UFC 246 online?
Those wanting to watch McGregor vs Cerrone through their laptop or mobile device will be able to do so, but only if they’ve purchased the pay-per-view through BT Sport Office.
The preliminary fights will be available to watch on the UFC’s Fight Pass service.
Fight Pass is available to download or to stream at www.ufcfightpass.com
UFC 246 Live Stream: Conor McGregor hasn’t set foot inside the Octagon in over 15 months (Image: GETTY)
UFC 246: McGregor vs Cerrone fight card
Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone — welterweight bout
Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington — men’s bantamweight bout
Maurice Greene vs Aleksei Oleinik — heavyweight bout
Claudia Gadelha vs Alexa Grasso — women’s strawweight bout
Diego Ferreira vs Anthony Pettis — lightweight bout
Maycee Barber vs Roxanne Modafferi — women’s flyweight bout
Andre Fili vs Sodiq Yusuff — men’s featherweight bout
Drew Dober vs Nasrat Haqparast — lightweight bout
Fight Pass Prelims
Grant Dawson vs Chas Skelly — men’s featherweight bout — FIGHT OFF
JJ Aldrich vs Sabina Mazo — women’s flyweight bout
Askar Askarov vs Tim Elliott — men’s flyweight bout
Brian Kelleher vs Ode Osbourne — men’s bantamweight bout