Main Card at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV
Prelims on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET
Early Prelims on ESPN and ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET Preceded by Two Early Prelims Bouts Exclusively on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET
The Gronkowski Family Hosts ESPN’s First UFC Alternate Telecast: UFC 278 with The Gronks, Saturday on ESPN, ESPN+ and ESPN+ PPV
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UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2, featuring a blockbuster welterweight championship bout, will be live from Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah this Saturday, August 20 at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on ESPN+ PPV (English and Spanish). The Prelims will air on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, with Early Prelims beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, featuring two bouts exclusively on ESPN+, followed by two more fights on ESPN and ESPN+. Live coverage begins on Friday with UFC Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Usman vs. Edwards 2 at 10:30 ET / 7:30 PT on ESPN2, providing fans with exclusive insights and views heading into Fight Night.
As part of Saturday’s coverage, The Gronkowski Family–including Rob, brothers Chris, Dan, Glenn and Gordie Jr. and father Gordon–will host UFC 278 with The Gronks, an ESPN alternate telecast that brings an additional viewing option for the first time in its coverage of UFC events. Guests will include UFC legend Chuck Liddell, UFC welterweight Kevin Holland and up and coming UFC stars Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann. Produced by ESPN in collaboration with Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions, the special presentation will debut at 9-10 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+ (simulcast). At 10 p.m., it will move to ESPN+ for the ESPN+ PPV where it will stream until the conclusion of the event.
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