Former bantamweight champion Petr Yan takes on the in-form Georgian Merab Dvalishvili on Saturday night, as UFC Fight Night 221 is already here inside The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas. Let’s catch up with everything about Yan vs Dvalishvili – start time, main event cage walks, fight card, and how to watch.
Petr Yan vs Merab Dvalishvili Main Event
UFC 286 is just around the corner with the epic Edwards vs Usman 3. But before that, the UFC Fight Night 221 main event brings you the exciting bantamweight battle between Petr Yan and Merab Dvalishvili.
Petr Yan is a former UFC bantamweight champion. “No Mercy” boasts a 16-4 MMA record. However, the 30-year-old Russian fighter is on the back of two decision losses to the bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley.
On the other hand, “The Machine” from Georgia is on a hot streak of winning 8 fights in a row. Dvalishvili beat Jose Aldo last time out in August last year to prove that he is on a mission in the bantamweight division.
A title shot could be on the card for the winner of Saturday’s fight, as the fans await for an exciting bantamweight clash.
Date, Time, Main Event Cagewalks, Venue
- Date: Saturday, March 11
- Main Card Start time: 7:00 pm ET / 11:00 pm GMT
- Main Event Cagewalks (approx): 10:00 pm ET / 2:00 am GMT
- Venue: The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas
UFC Fight Night 221 main card will start at 7:00 pm ET. The Yan vs Dvalishvili main event cage walks should start approximately at 10:00 pm ET, depending on how long the undercards go.
The fight will take place at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
- Petr Yan vs. Merab Dvalishvili; Bantamweight
- Alexander Volkov vs. Alexander Romanov; Heavyweight
- Nikita Krylov vs. Ryan Spann; Catchweight
- Said Nurmagomedov vs. Jonathan Martinez; Bantamweight
- Vitor Petrino vs. Anton Turkalj; Light heavyweight
- Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti; Bantamweight
- Karl Williams vs. Lukasz Brzeski; Heavyweight
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Davey Grant; Bantamweight
- Sedriques Dumas vs. Josh Fremd; Middleweight
- Ariane Lipski vs. JJ Aldrich; Women’s flyweight
- Victor Henry vs. Tony Gravely; Bantamweight
- Tyson Nam vs. Bruno Gustavo da Silva; Flyweight
- Carlston Harris vs. Jared Gooden; Welterweight
How to live stream Yan vs Dvalishvili?
Here is where you can watch the live stream of tonight’s Yan vs Dvalishvili fight in the USA, UK, India, Germany, Austria, and Italy.
In the United States, Saturday’s UFC Fight Night will be available on ESPN+. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ to watch the live stream of the fight.
Fans can get an ESPN + subscription for $9.99 per month, or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $99.99 per year. You can also bundle ESPN+ (With Ads) with Disney+ (With Ads) and Hulu (With Ads) for $12.99 per month.
- BT Sport 2
- BT Sport App
BT Sport 2 will provide live coverage for free in the United Kingdom. BT Sport subscribers can catch the live stream for free on the BT Sport app.
- Sony Sport 2
- Sony Sport 3
- Sony LIV
In India, tonight’s UFC Fight will be available on Sony Sport 2. Sony Sport 3 will provide Hindi-language coverage.
Moreover, the live stream will be on the Sony LIV app.
Germany, Austria, and Italy
DAZN subscribers can watch the live stream of the Yan vs Dvalishvili fight in Germany, Austria, and Italy.
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