UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 - Live stream, fight info, spoiler-free replays and how to watch on BT Sport

Leon Edwards challenges pound-for-pound contender and undisputed welterweight champion Kamaru Usman for the gold at UFC 278, exclusively live on BT Sport this Saturday night.

By George Mills Published: 19 August 2022 - 11.33am

All aboard baby, the Brummies are heading to Salt Lake City!

Birmingham's very own Leon Edwards carries the hopes of the nation on his shoulders as he travels Stateside to face undisputed welterweight king and pound-for-pound monster Kamaru Usman in a rematch for the 170lb strap.

And the new! Let's go Leon!

Join the home of the UFC for just £25 per month and watch Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards 2 at UFC 278 on Saturday night. Get instant access to the BT Sport app, with no contract and no BT broadband required.

Edwards has been forced to be patient for his chance at redemption despite riding one of the longest undefeated streaks in the UFC - but now the 30-year-old has the opportunity to avenge his 2015 defeat to "The Nigerian Nightmare" on the grandest stage of all.

That fight tops the bill on another great card featuring Luke Rockhold's showdown with the returning Paulo Costa and Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili in an all-action bantamweight contest.

So with loads to look forward to this Saturday night, here are all the ways you can watch UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 on BT Sport.

What time is UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2?

The event will be shown exclusively live at 1am (3am main card) overnight on Saturday 20 August on BT Sport 1 and across our digital platforms.

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UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 Fight Card

Kamaru Usman (c) vs Leon Edwards - Welterweight

Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold - Middleweight

Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili - Bantamweight

Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Romanov - Heavyweight

Tyson Pedro vs Harry Hunsucker - Light heavyweight

UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 Prelims

Leonardo Santos vs Jared Gordon - Lightweight

Wu Yana vs Lucie Pudliova - Women's bantamweight

Sean Woodson vs Luis Saldana - Featherweight

What if I can't watch UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 live?

No problem! Our brilliant enhanced video player is available on both the BT Sport app on mobile and tablet and BTSport.com.

You won't miss miss a second of the action thanks to our interactive timeline, which lets you control your own viewing experience by allowing you to scroll back through the entire card - or skip to your preferred fight using our 'chapters' feature.

And most importantly, the entire card will remain available to watch spoiler-free immediately after broadcast - as it will on our large screen device app. Bookmark this page and return at your leisure to tune in from the outset.

You can also watch a replay of the fight card on BT Sport on Sunday night. Check the TV Guide for more information.

How to live stream UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 on a phone or tablet

Subscribers wanting to watch the fights can open the BT Sport app on Saturday night and follow the link at the top of the homepage.

The app is available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets.

How to live stream UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 on a laptop

Follow this UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 link or access via bt.com/sport when our coverage gets underway.

How to watch UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 on TV

If you prefer watching all the action on the big screen, just head to BT Sport 1 in time for the beginning of the event. BT TV customers can find us on channel 430, while Sky customers can head to channel 413 and Virgin Media viewers to channel 527.

Make your device's home page spoiler-free!

Our award-winning app on mobile and tablets allows you to customise your home page to avoid seeing spoilers the morning after the big fights.

To make the switch to a spoiler-free home page, open up the app and click 'More' in the bottom corner.

Under 'Settings' change the 'Landing page' option from 'Home' to 'Spoiler-free replays'.

You will then need to exit and close your app. Once you reload the app, your home page will default to the 'Spoiler-free' tab in the Sports navigation menu.

Once you're done in spoiler-free mode, you can either revert your home page back to the default option - or simply navigate away from the spoiler-free tab and check out some of our other must-see content across the app.