The Octagon is ready to heat up once again as UFC’s third numbered event of the year, UFC 285, is set to unfurl this Saturday at none other than the illustrious T-Mobile Arena in the bustling Sin City of Las Vegas. All eyes are fixated on the electrifying matchups set to take place in what promises to be a spectacle of unparalleled excitement and adrenaline-pumping action. Get ready fight fans, the wait is almost over!
It’s the moment fight enthusiasts across the globe have been eagerly awaiting as UFC 285’s main card is all set to hit the airwaves via pay-per-view and ESPN+ pay-per-view for viewers residing in the United States. Airing at 10 p.m. ET, brace yourselves for an evening of intense thrills and spills as the UFC’s latest installment unfolds before our very eyes.
But wait, there’s more! The excitement starts earlier in the day with a slew of prelims guaranteed to whet your appetite for what’s to come. The televised prelims on ESPNews and ESPN+ are slated to kick off at 8 p.m. ET, with the early prelims tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m. ET, available for streaming via ESPN+. Get ready to be glued to your screens, this is going to be one hell of a ride!
Get Ready for UFC 285’s Epic Fights with Commentary Dream Team
The UFC has upped the ante for UFC 285 with an all-star team of desk analysts set to provide in-depth analysis and commentary for the highly anticipated event. Joining the crew for the night are none other than former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and current 205-pound contender Anthony Smith, who also happens to be a former title challenger. These two illustrious fighters bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, and their insights promise to provide a unique perspective for fight fans across the globe.
UFC’s very own Megan Olivi is all set to take charge of the pre and post-fight interviews for UFC 285. The accomplished correspondent will also be reporting additional real-time updates from backstage for the event.
One of the most iconic figures in MMA history is back in action! The legendary Bruce Buffer will be doing what he does best, introducing the fighters before the epic battles at yet another blockbuster UFC event. Get ready to feel the excitement and hear the roar of the crowd as Buffer sets the stage for an unforgettable night of fights.
The UFC’s commentary team for UFC 285 is set and it’s a trio that fight fans know and love. Jon Anik will be taking charge of the play-by-play from cageside, with the esteemed Joe Rogan and UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier joining him as color commentators. Rogan, who typically sticks to North American events, will be making his first commentary assignment of the year after sitting out UFC 283 in Brazil and UFC 284 in Australia.