UFC 285 on TV: UK time, live stream, TV and fight card


UFC 285 on TV: UK time, live stream, TV and fight card

Jon Jones returns to the Octagon for the first time in over three years when he faces Ciryl Gane as the headline showdown at UFC 285.


The 35-year-old effectively took an indefinite hiatus from the sport following his last victory over Dominick Reyes in February 2020 – meaning Jones is yet to fight since the COVID pandemic.

Jones has been a key player in the Light Heavyweight division with a 26-1 winning record, though he boasts a controversial reputation having served three drug bans throughout his rollercoaster career.

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He will enter his first ever Heavyweight class fight against Gane for the vacant title. Gane boasts a collection of scalps including Alexander Volkov, Derrick Lewis and Jairzinho Rozenstruik since Jones last fought.

Gane is the No.1 ranked heavyweight contender and will be determined to make his mark against another high-profile opponent.

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What is the UFC 285 start time?
UFC 285 TV coverage will start at 1am UK time in the early hours of Sunday 5th March 2023.

The main card is expected to start around 3am UK time.

UFC 285 on TV and live stream
UFC 285 will be shown on BT Sport 1 from 1am.

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You can also tune in with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.

Regular subscribers can also stream events via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Watch UFC 285 in the US
US fans can watch the event live in the US via ESPN+.

On its own, ESPN+ costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. UFC 285 will cost an additional $79.99 as it is a PPV event.

You can also combine a Disney Plus subscription with ESPN+ for just $13.99 per month, but the main event will cost extra.

UFC 285 fight card
Main card – on BT Sport 1 from 3am

Jon Jones v Cyril Gane – Heavyweight world title (vacant)
Valentina Shevchenko (c) v Alexa Grasso – Women’s flyweight
Geoff Neal v Shavkat Rakhmonov – Welterweight
Mateusz Gamrot v Jalin Turner – Lightweight
Bo Nickal v Jamie Pickett – Middleweight
Preliminary card – on BT Sport 1 from 1am

Cody Garbrandt v Trevin Jones – Bantamweight
Derek Brunson v Dricus du Plessis – Middleweight
Viviane Araujo v Amanda Ribas – Women’s flyweight
Julian Marquez v Marc-Andre Barriault – Middleweight
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