UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson - Live stream, TV channel, instant full fight replay link, spoiler-free info and prelim card details on BT Sport

Nate Diaz takes on Tony Ferguson in a hastily-arranged welterweight scrap that cannot fail to entertain at UFC 279 while Khamzat Chimaev settles his score with bitter rival Kevin Holland.

By George Mills Published: 10 September 2022 - 9.10am

One of the most wild nights in UFC history means we're set to enjoy an almost completely unrecognisable evening at UFC 279 on Saturday night.

Khamzat Chimaev's dramatic weight cut fail means Nate Diaz will now take on fellow veteran Tony Ferguson in a cracking welterweight main event, while the Swedish star takes on Kevin Holland in a 180lb five-round catchweight co-main.

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That means China's Li Jingliang steps up to take on Daniel Rodriguez in another 180lb catchweight contest while Johnny Walker versus Ion Cutelaba should set the tone perfectly as they open up a mad UFC 279 card in Las Vegas. 

With all that coming your way, plus loads more on the undercard, you won't want to miss any of the action. Here are all the ways you can watch UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson on BT Sport, exclusively live this Saturday night.

What time is UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson?

The event will be shown exclusively live at 1am (3am main card) overnight on Saturday 10 August on BT Sport 1HD and across our digital platforms.

UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson Fight Card

Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson - Welterweight

Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland - Catchweight (180lb)

Li Jingliang vs Daniel Rodriguez - Catchweight (180lb)

Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson - Catchweight (140lb)

Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba - Light heavyweight

UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson prelims

Hakeem Dawodu vs Julian Erosa - Featherweight

Jailton Almeida vs Anton Turkalj - Catchweight (220lb)

Denis Tiuluilin vs Jamie Pickett - Middleweight

Jake Collier vs Chris Barnett - Heavyweight

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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 279: Diaz vs Ferguson 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.

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How to watch UFC 279: Diaz vs Ferguson on TV

If you prefer watching all the action on the big screen, just head to BT Sport 1HD 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.

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