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Find Start Times And Fight Card Info For UFC 294, Live From Etihad Arena, Yas Island, United Arab Emirates On October 21

On October 21, the UFC returns to Abu Dhabi, where two of the top fighters in the world, pound for pound, will meet again as Islam Makhachev defends his lightweight title against featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski in the main event of UFC 294 at Etihad Arena.

In February, the pair met for the first time, engaging in a Fight of the Year candidate that left fans demanding a rematch. Now Makhachev, who has won 12 straight, will attempt to make it two in a row over the Aussie star, who is hungry to even the score with the 155-pound king. Plus, middleweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev welcomes former welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to the division in a fight with serious title implications at 185 pounds.

How do I stream UFC 294 on ESPN+?

The UFC 294: Makhachev vs Volkanovski 2 Prelims kickoff Saturday, October 21 at 10am ET / 7am PT in the United States on ESPN+. The Main Card will air exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

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Who's fighting at UFC 294?

Main Card: 

  • Main Event: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski
  • Co-Main: Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev
  • Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker
  • Ikram Aliskerov vs Warlley Alves
  • Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov


  • Tim Elliott vs Muhammad Mokaev
  • Mohammad Yahya vs Trevor Peek
  • Javid Basharat vs Victor Henry
  • Abu Azaitar vs Sedriques Dumas
  • Mike Breeden vs Anshul Jubli
  • Nathaniel Wood vs Muhammad Naimov
  • Viktoriia Dudakova vs Jinh Yu Frey
  • Shara Magomedov vs Bruno Silva

What time does UFC 294 start?

United States

  • Main Card: 2pm ET / 11am PT on ESPN+
  • Prelims: 10am ET / 7am PT on ESPN+

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United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Central Europe (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, and Sweden)



New Zealand


Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, East Timor)






Rest of the World: 

UFC 294: Makhachev vs Volkanovski 2 took place live from Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE on October 21, 2023. See the Final Results, Official Scorecards and Who Won Bonuses - and relive the action on UFC Fight Pass!