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UFC 216: Start Time, Fight Card and How to Watch ‘Ferguson vs. Lee’ on October 7th

The UFC’s next PPV is taking place this Saturday night, October 2nd, inside of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and it will  feature two title fights at the top of the card. In the co-main event, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will look to cement himself as the greatest champion in UFC history when he attempts to defend his title successfully for the 11th consecutive time. Johnson is currently tied with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva for the prestigious record at 10 successful title defenses.

In the main event of the evening, lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will fight for the UFC lightweight interim title. More importantly, these two men will be attempting to put themselves in position for a fight against the top draw in combat sports today, current lightweight champion Conor McGregor, to unify the belts. McGregor has yet to defend a title inside of the Octagon.

UFC 216 ‘Ferguson vs. Lee’ is available for purchase on the FITE TV app where new members will receive a $20 credit for all non UFC combat sports and wrestling events by using our code. The event is also available for purchase via the usual cable providers, XBox 360, Playstation Vue, UFC.TV, or you can catch it at one of your local watering holes.

The early prelims will be available for your viewing pleasure on UFC Fight Pass while the featured prelims will take place on FXX. Here’s a look at the full card and start times for the event.

Main Card (PPV – 10 p.m. ET)

Interim Lightweight Title Bout
Tony Ferguson (22-3) vs. Kevin Lee (16-2)

Flyweight Title Bout
Demetrious Johnson (c) (27-2-1) vs. Ray Borg (11-2)

Heavyweight Bout
Fabricio Werdum (21-7-1) vs. Derrick Lewis (18-5)

Strawweight Bout
Kalinda Faria (18-5-1) vs. Mara Romero Borella (11-4)

Lightweight Bout
Evan Dunham (18-6) vs. Beneil Dariush (14-3)

Preliminary Card (FX – 8 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight Bout
Tom Duquesnoy (15-1) vs. Cody Stamman (15-1)

Lightweight Bout
Will Brooks (18-3) vs. Nik Lentz (27-8-2)

Lightweight Bout
Lando Vannata (9-2) vs. Bobby Green (23-8)

Strawweight Bout
Pearl Gonzalez (6-2) vs. Poliana Botelho (5-1)

Flyweight Bout
Matt Schnell (10-4) vs. Marco Antonio Beltran (8-5)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass – 6:15 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight Bout
Walt Harris (10-5) vs. Mark Godbeer (12-3)

Flyweight Bout
Magomed Bibulatov (14-0) vs. John Moraga (17-6)

Middleweight Bout
Brad Tavares (15-4) vs. Thales Leites (27-7)

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