UFC Fight Island 7 start time set – Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar, main card live on ESPN+ and ABC

UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island this month with the three-event schedule. The first UFC Fight Night card is scheduled for January 16, which makes it January 17 in Australia.


In the main event former featherweight champion and currently No.1-ranked contender Max Holloway takes on Calvin Kattar, the division’s ranked No.4 contender. The pair squares off in a five-round 145-pound matchup.

On Tuesday (AEDT) ESPN announced the event start time. MMA fans in the United States can watch UFC Fight Island 7 main card live on ESPN+ and ABC, starting at 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT. The preliminary card live stream is available on ESPN+, kicking off at 12 pm ET / 9 am PT.

In Australia UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar is available on Fight Pass. The date and start time is set for Sunday, January 17 at 4 am AEDT, when MMA action begins on the preliminary card. The main card follows at 7 am AEDT.

The UFC Fight Island 7 card is yet to be finalized. The announced to date list of matchups can be found below.

UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar card

  • Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar
  • Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese
  • David Zawada vs. Ramazan Emeev
  • Justin Tafa vs. Carlos Felipe
  • Austin Lingo vs. Jacob Kilburn
  • Punahele Soriano vs. Duško Todorovi?
  • Bethe Correia vs. Wu Yanan
  • Nik Lentz vs. Mike Grundy
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Li Jingliang
  • Nassourdine Imavov vs. Phil Hawes
  • Alessio Di Chirico vs. Joaquin Buckley
  • Ricky Simon vs TBD

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