Saturday 17 March 2018

Conor McGregor v Eddie Alvarez: What time does it start? What channel is it on? Everything you need know

Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off
Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off

James Edwards

Conor McGregor will attempt to make history when he takes on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 this weekend by becoming the first man to hold titles in two UFC weight classes at the same time.

Also on the card:

Tyron Woodley defends the UFC welterweight title against Stephen Thompson

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk faces Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

UFC 205 fight week schedule:

Wednesday – UFC 205 Open Workouts

Thursday – UFC 205 Press Conference

Friday – UFC 205 Weigh-Ins

Saturday – UFC 205 Fight Night

UFC 205: New York City Fight Card

Main Card (BT Sport 03:00AM):

NOTE: McGregor fight will be the final bout of the night

Eddie Alvarez (28-4) vs. Conor McGregor (20-3) – for UFC lightweight title

Tyron Woodley (16-3) vs. Stephen Thompson (13-1)- for UFC welterweight title

Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0) – for UFC strawweight title

Donald Cerrone (31-7, 1 NC) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (12-2) 

Chris Weidman (13-1) vs. Yoel Romero (12-1)

Miesha Tate (18-6) vs. Raquel Pennington (8-5)

Preliminary Card (BT Sport / UFC Fight Pass 01:00AM):

Frankie Edgar (20-5-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (25-12)

Khabib Nurmagomedov (23-0) vs. Michael Johnson (18-10)

Rashad Evans (19-5-1) vs. Tim Kennedy (18-5)

Vicente Luque (10-5-1) vs. Belal Muhammad (10-1)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass 11:30PM):

Jim Miller (27-8) vs. Thiago Alves (21-10) 

Rafael Natal (21-7-1) vs. Tim Boetsch (19-10)

Liz Carmouche (10-5) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (8-0)

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