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- UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns will be broadcast live on Saturday, May 30, through the ESPN cable channel and the ESPN+ streaming service.
- ESPN will air the prelims starting at 6 p.m. ET, and the main card is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET.
- Tyron Woodley, UFC’s top-ranked welterweight contender, returns to the ring for the first time since losing the championship belt to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 in March 2019.
- Gilbert Burns enters the match having won his last five fights, including a knockout victory against Demian Maia in March 2020.
- UFC Fight Night events are included with an ESPN+ subscription, which costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.
Welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Gilbert Burns will meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night on May 30, headlining a fight card that features 11 matches. You can watch the full event on ESPN starting at 6 p.m. ET, or stream it live on ESPN+. While UFC pay-per-view matches normally cost $64.99, this UFC Fight Night event will be on TV wherever ESPN is available. The fight is also included as part of a regular ESPN+ subscription.
Tyron Woodley is currently ranked first in the UFC’s welterweight class. Saturday’s fight will mark Woodley’s return to the ring for the first time since losing to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Woodley had successfully defended the welterweight title three times before his defeat and boasts a 19-4-1 career record.
Woodley’s opponent, Gilbert Burns, enters the match having won his last five fights, including a recent knockout victory against Demian Maia at Fight Night Brasilia. Burns boasts an 18-3 career record, and he’s ranked sixth in UFC’s Welterweight division.
UFC Fight Night will be broadcast from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, but fans will not be allowed to attend due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To ensure the best possible conditions for the event, UFC has implemented at least 18 different safety precautions for staff, including advanced medical screenings, temperature checks, and social distancing guidelines.
Updated on 05/28/2020 by Kevin Webb: This article has been revised to include details for the UFC Fight Night event scheduled for May 30.
Prelims — 6 p.m. ET, 3 p.m. PT on ESPN+ and ESPN
- Chris Gutierrez versus Vince Morales [Featherweight]
- Louis Smolka versus Casey Kenney [Bantamweight]
- Tim Elliot versus Brandon Royval [Flyweight]
- Jamahal Hill versus Klidson Abreu [Light Heavyweight]
- Daniel Rodriguez versus Gabriel Green [Welterweight]
- Katlyn Chookagian versus Antonina Shevchenko [Women’s Flyweight]
Main Card — 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT on ESPN+ and ESPN
- Mackenzie Dern versus Hannah Cifers [Women’s Strawweight]
- Roosevelt Roberts versus Brok Weaver [Lightweight]
- Billy Quarantillo versus Spike Carlyle [Catchweight]
- Blagoy Ivanov versus Agusto Sakai [Heavyweight]
- Tyron Woodley versus Gilbert Burns [Welterweight]
How to watch UFC Fight Night matches on ESPN and ESPN+
UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns will be broadcast live on ESPN and streamed live via ESPN+.
ESPN+ subscribers can watch every UFC Fight Night event live and also gain access to a huge catalog of classic UFC matches and recent highlights. ESPN+ costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 for a full year, and it’s available as an app on most mobile and streaming devices. Here’s a full breakdown of additional features and details for ESPN+.
Leading up to major PPV events, ESPN+ typically offers a special deal that bundles one UFC PPV event and an annual ESPN+ subscription for a total of $84.98. This bundle deal gives you an overall discount of $30 if you plan on following the UFC closely for the rest of the year.
In addition to ESPN+, you can also watch UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns on the standard ESPN network through various cable and satellite packages. ESPN is also available as a channel through several live TV streaming services, including Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV, and Youtube TV.