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What time is the Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett fight tonight? Cagewalks, running order, streaming, how to watch UFC 296

What time is the Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett fight tonight? Cagewalks, running order, streaming, how to watch UFC 296DAZN
The entertaining Paddy Pimblett returns to the Octagon.

After a year away from the Octagon, Paddy Pimblett returns at UFC 296 where he will take on Tony Ferguson tonight. 

This will be Pimblett's first clash since suffering an ankle injury in his win against Jared Gordon, which brought his upward trajectory to a grinding stop. 

Now he will meet an opponent in Ferguson who has suffered defeat his last six fights and will be desperate for his first victory since winning against Donald Cerrone four years ago. 

Here's all you need to know ahead of Ferguson vs. Pimblett.

When is the Ferguson vs. Pimblett fight tonight? Date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, December 16 
  • Main card start time: 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. UK (Sunday) 
  • Fight cagewalks (approx): 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. UK (Sunday)

The main card is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. UK with cagewalks for this particular fight scheduled for 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. UK. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What channel/stream is Ferguson vs. Pimblett tonight?

Fans in the U.S. will be able to watch the fight on ESPN+ PPV (click here for more information), meanwhile TNT Sports Box Office will broadcast the fight in the UK. 

Where is the Ferguson vs. Pimblett fight tonight?

The fight will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. 

Tony Ferguson record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Date of birth: February 12, 1984
  • Height: 5' 11"  
  • Reach: 76.5"  
  • Total fights: 34  
  • Record: 25-9-0  

Paddy Pimblett record and bio

  • Nationality: British  
  • Date of birth: January 3, 1995  
  • Height: 5' 10"  
  • Reach: 73"  
  • Total fights: 23  
  • Record: 20-3-0  

Ferguson vs. Pimblett fight card

Main Card

  • Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington; For Edwards' UFC welterweight title
  • Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval; For Royval's UFC flyweight title
  • Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Stephen Thompson; Welterweight
  • Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett; Lightweight


  • Josh Emmett vs. Bryce Mitchell; Featherweight
  • Irene Aldana vs. Karol Rosa; Women's bantamweight
  • Cody Garbrandt vs. Brian Kelleher; Bantamweight
  • Casey O'Neill vs. Ariane Lipski; Women's flyweight

Early prelims

  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Dustin Jacoby; Light heavyweight
  • Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Cody Durden; Flyweight
  • Andre Fili vs. Lucas Almeida; Featherweight
  • Martin Buday vs. Shamil Gaziev; Heavyweight
  • Randy Brown vs. Muslim Salikhov; Welterweight