UFC Fight Night: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar -- How to look at and circulate, plus complete analysis
Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar kick off 2021 and the UFC's cutting-edge run of occasions on Fight Island with the guys's featherweight major occasion of a matinee UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The fundamental card of the promoting's first occasion of the year -- and the first of 3 instantly fight playing cards at the brand new Etihad Arena -- can be broadcast on ABC at three p.M. ET, and those fights in addition to the prelims may be shown starting at noon on ESPN+.
Holloway (21-6), a former champion in the one hundred forty five-pound department, has misplaced his final two bouts, both to present day champ Alexander Volkanovski -- first in December 2019, whilst Volkanovski took away the belt, after which in July, when the Aussie gained by using split choice to fend off Holloway's try and regain the belt.
Kattar (22-4) has gained in a row, maximum these days a unanimous choice over Dan Ige in July.
The main card has several different splendid bouts: a meeting between veteran welterweights Carlos Condit (22 UFC/WEC fights) and Matt Brown (26 UFC appearances); the go back of onetime 170-pound stalwart Santiago Ponzinibbio, who has received seven in a row but due to accidents and contamination has no longer competed when you consider that 2018; and some other chance for middleweight Joaquin Buckley -- he of 2020's KO of the year -- to reveal off his flashy fashion.
How to watch the fights
Watch the principle card on ABC, to be had on cable/satellite tv for pc in addition to via streaming.
Watch the fights on ESPN+. If you do not have ESPN+, get it here.
There's also FightCenter, which offers live updates for every UFC card.
Saturday's fight card
ABC/ESPN+, 3 Women's bantamweight
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