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What time is Nate Diaz's fight tonight? Ringwalks, running order, streaming, how to watch UFC 279

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The UFC's intention heading into Nate Diaz's final contest at Saturday's UFC 279 was to give him the toughest possible matchup on the way out. That's why the organization made the matchup between him and Khazmat Chimaev. 

But those plans came spiraling down when Chimaev unprofessionally missed weight by 7.5 pounds. Immediately, the bout was scrapped because of the weight discrepancy. Scrambling, the UFC made the best fight possible and it's a great one as Diaz takes on former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson in the main event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. 

Since tapping out Conor McGregor at UFC 196 that made him a megastar, Diaz's gone 1-3. In his last time out at UFC 263, Diaz was moments away from stopping current champion Leon Edwards before ending up losing a wide decision. 

Meanwhile, after tearing through the competition in the 155-pound division, going on an 11-fight winning streak and winning the interim belt, Ferguson's fallen on hard times in losing four in a row.

But the fan favorite now gets the chance to headline his first UFC pay-per-view against one of MMA and sport's marquee attractions.

Here is everything you need to know about tonight's UFC 279.

When is Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson, date, start time tonight

  • Date: Saturday, September 10   
  • Main card: 10 p.m. ET/3 a.m. BST 
  • Main event cagewalks (approx): 12:15 a.m. ET/5:15 a.m. BST

The main card is set to get underway at 10 p.m. ET/3 a.m. BST with the main event cagewalks scheduled for 12:15 a.m. ET/5:15 a.m. BST. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What channel/stream is Diaz vs. Ferguson on tonight?

  • U.S.: ESPN+ PPV   
  • UK: BT Sport   
  • Germany, Austria and Italy: DAZN

The fight will be available on ESPN+ PPV in the U.S., while UK fans can watch the event on BT Sport. 

The card will stream live on DAZN in Australia, Germany and Italy.  You can sign up for a subscription here. However, if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

Where is the Diaz vs. Ferguson 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: 6'   
  • Reach: 76
  • Total Fights: 32    
  • Record: 25-7  

Nate Diaz Record and Bio

  • Nationality: United States of America
  • Date of Birth: April 16, 1985  
  • Height: 6' 0"   
  • Reach: 76"   
  • Total Fights: 35
  • Record: 21-13-0   

UFC 279 fight card

Main card

  • Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson; Welterweight 
  • Li Jingliang vs. Daniel Rodriguez; Welterweight 
  • Kevin Holland vs. Khamzat Chimaev; Catchweight 
  • Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson; Women's Bantamweight 
  • Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba; Light Heavyweight 
 

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