Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett: UFC 284 date, start time, TV channel and live stream

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UFC returns to Australia for the first time since 2019 and the UFC interiim featherweight title will be on the line.

Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski headlines the event for the full lightweight strap, but is preceded by Mexico's Yair Rodriguez and American Josh Emmett scrapping for a belt in the division below.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Rodriguez vs. Emmett.

Rodriguez vs. Emmett fight date, start time

  • Date : Saturday, February 11 
  • Time : 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. GMT
  • Rodriguez vs. Emmett cagewalks (approx) : 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT

The main card is set to get underway at 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. GMT with this fight's cagewalks scheduled for 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What channel/stream is Rodriguez vs. Emmett?

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

Fans in the U.S. can watch the fight on ESPN+ PPV (click here for more information) , BT Sport will broadcast the event in the UK.

Meanwhile fans in Germany, Austria and Italy can watch UFC on DAZN. Sign up for a subscription here.

Where is the Rodriguez vs. Emmett fight?

The fight will take place at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia.

Yair Rodriguez record and bio

  • Nationality:  Mexican
  • Date of birth:  October 6, 1992
  • Height:  5' 11"
  • Reach:  71"
  • Total fights: 18
  • Record: 14-3-1

Josh Emmett

  • Nationality:  American
  • Date of birth:  March 4, 1985
  • Height:  5' 6"
  • Reach:  70"
  • Total fights: 20
  • Record:  18-2-0

Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett fight card

Main Card

  • Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski; For Makhachev's UFC Lightweight title
  • Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett; For the interim UFC Featherweight title
  • Jack Della Maddalena vs. Randy Brown; Welterweight
  • Justin Tafa vs. Parker Porter; Heavyweight
  • Jimmy Crute vs. Alonzo Menifield; Light heavyweight


  • Tyson Pedro vs. Modestas Bukauskas; Light heavyweight
  • Joshua Culibao vs. Melsik Baghdasaryan; Featherweight
  • Shannon Ross vs. Kleydson Rodrigues; Flyweight
  • Jamie Mullarkey vs. Francisco Prado; Lightweight

Early prelims

  • Jack Jenkins vs. Don Shainis; Featherweight
  • Loma Lookboonmee vs. Elise Reed; Women's strawweight
  • Shane Young vs. Blake Bilder; Featherweight
  • Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Elves Brenner; Lightweight

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