ESPN Unveils UFC Events For First Quarter 2019

First live event set for Jan. 19
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ESPN Sunday announced its lineup of UFC events for the first three months of 2019, with the first event debuting in January.


The events – part of the network’s exclusive five-year TV agreement with the mixed martial arts outfit – will run over 11 consecutive weeks in the first quarter. ESPN+ will showcase more than 36 hours, with ESPN linear networks airing another 18 hours of UFC content, said ESPN officials.

The UFC kicks off on ESPN Jan. 19 with a live UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night card, with main card bouts streamed live on ESPN+ and preliminary fights shown on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. ESPN’s first distributed UFC pay-per-view event will air Jan. 26, according to both companies.

Date                               UFC Event                                                     Location

Jan. 19                    UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                              Brooklyn, NY

Jan. 26                   UFC 233 –Pay-per-View event                         Anaheim, CA.

Feb. 2                     UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                               Brazil

Feb. 9                     UFC 234 – Pay-Per-View event                        TBD

Feb. 17                   UFC On ESPN Fight Night                                  Phoenix, AZ

Feb. 23                  UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                                TBD

March 2                UFC 235 –Pay-Per-View event                          Las Vegas

March 9                UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                                TBD

March 16              UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                                 London

March 23             UFC On ESPN+ Fight Night                                  TBD

March 30             UFC On ESPN Fight Night                                   TBD