Three Exclusive UFC Fight Nights on ESPN+ Events: Lewis vs. Dos Santos, Till vs. Masvidal and Thompson vs. PettisPLUS: Exclusive pre- and post-event shows, Ariel & The Bad Guy and UFC: Destined -Waterson vs. Kowalkiewicz Debuts
March will be a massive month of exclusive UFC action on ESPN+, with three live and exclusive UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ events and a full lineup of original programming and an on-demand library of hundreds of hours of UFC content.
The action ESPN+ starts on March 9, with UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Lewis vs. Dos Santos from INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Headlining the night will be a showdown between two top-ten heavyweights, Derrick Lewis (no.3) and Junior Dos Santos (no. 8).
One week later on March 16, the octagon arrives in London with a pair of ranked English welterweights in action at the O2 Arena for UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Till vs. Masvidal. Darren Till (no. 3), coming off the first loss of his career in a UFC 228 title bout against Tyron Woodley, faces off against Jorge Masvidal (no.10) in the main event, while the co-main event features fellow Brit Leon Edwards (no. 9) taking on Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson (no. 12).
On March 23 the action returns Stateside, with UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Thompson vs. Pettis from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The main event offers another Welterweight battle, when Anthony Pettis (no. 8 Lightweight) moves up to 170 pounds to make his UFC Welterweight debut against Stephen Thompson (no. 4).
March 9 UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Lewis vs. Dos Santos; Wichita, Kansas
March 16 UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Till vs. Masvidal; London, England
March 23 UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Thompson vs. Pettis; Nashville, Tennessee
As always, ESPN+ will feature exclusive UFC Fight Night Pre-Show before each event and UFC Fight Night Post Show, immediately following each event – giving fans all the latest information, insight and analysis on both sides of the fight night.
Also in March, ESPN+ will also debut the next chapter of its exclusive all-access series, in March, with UFC: Destined – Waterson vs. Kowalkiewicz, debuting in the build-up to the March 30 UFC Fight Night on ESPN and taking fans behind the scenes with the two dynamic Women’s Strawweight fighters.
For fight fans, UFC is always on – 24/7/365 – with anytime access to more than 200 hours of high-quality, on-demand UFC content, including the UFC’s greatest fights, biggest stars and full replays of select events and more. ESPN+ also brings fans the original weekly series Ariel & The Bad Guy, featuring MMA journalist and insider Ariel Helwani and professional fighter Chael Sonnen.