UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal airs live on pay-per-view from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 5. The fight card features a series of bouts with “Grudge Match” headlining the show. The date when MMA event airs live in the UK and Australia is Sunday, March 6.
In the five-round welterweight main event No. 1-ranked contender Colby Covington (16-3) takes on fellow former two-time title challenger No. 6 Jorge Masvidal (35-15) in a battle of ex-teammates turned enemies. In the co-main event former 155-pound champion Rafael Dos Anjos (30-13) faces Renato Moicano (16-4), who replaces Rafael Fiziev, after the latter was forced to withdraw due to a positive COVID-19 test.
Also on the card Bryce Mitchell (14-1) goes up against Edson Barboza (22-10) at featherweight and Alex Oliveira (22-11-1) meets Kevin Holland (21-7) at welterweight. In addition, Greg Hardy (7-4) and Serghei Spivac (13-3) do battle at heavyweight. The full lineup can be found below.
How to watch UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal live stream – USA, UK & Australia
Date: Saturday, March 5
Main card: 10pm ET / 7pm PT live on ESPN+ PPV
Preliminary card: 8pm ET / 5pm PT live on ESPN+
Early Preliminary card: 6pm ET / 3pm PT live on ESPN+
Date: Saturday, March 5 – Sunday, March 6
Main card: 3am GMT live on BT Sport
Preliminary card: 1am GMT live on UFC Fight Pass and BT Sport
Early preliminary card: 11pm GMT live on UFC Fight Pass
Date: Sunday, March 6
Main card: 2pm AEDT / 11am AWST live on Main Event on Kayo
Preliminary card: 12pm AEDT / 9am AWST live on ESPN on Kayo
Early preliminary card: 10am AEDT / 7am AWST live on UFC Fight Pass
UFC 272 results
- Colby Covington def. Jorge Masvidal by unanimous decision (49–46, 50–44, 50–45) | Watch highlights
- Rafael dos Anjos def. Renato Moicano by unanimous decision (49–45, 49–44, 50–44)
- Bryce Mitchell def. Edson Barboza by unanimous decision (30-25, 30–26, 30–27)
- Kevin Holland def. Alex Oliveira TKO (punches and elbows, R2 at 0:38)
- Sergey Spivak def. Greg Hardy by TKO (punches, R1 at 2:16) | Watch highlights
- Jalin Turner def. Jamie Mullarkey by TKO (punches, R2 at 0:46) | Watch TKO
- Marina Rodriguez def. Yan Xiaonan by split (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)
- Nicolae Negumereanu def. Kennedy Nzechukwu by unanimous decision (27–29, 29–27, 29–27)
- Maryna Moroz def. Mariya Agapova by submission (arm-triangle choke) | Watch submission
- Umar Nurmagomedov def. Brian Kelleher by submission (rear-naked choke, R1 at 3:15) | Watch submission
- Tim Elliott def. Tagir Ulanbekov by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
- Ludovit Klein def. Devonte Smith by split decision (28–29, 29–28, 30–27)
- Dustin Jacoby def. Michal Oleksiejczuk by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
UFC 272 live blog
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1:24 am ET / 5:24 pm AEDT
As the action inside the Octagon concludes, UFC 272 post-fight press conference follows.
1:17 am ET / 5:17 pm AEDT
Colby Covington defeats Jorge Masvidal by unanimous decision. The scores were 49–46, 50–44, 50–45.
1:04 am ET / 5:04 pm AEDT
12:42 am ET / 4:42 pm AEDT
12:26 am ET / 4:26 pm AEDT
UFC 272 main event features Colby Covington up against Jorge Masvidal in the five-round “Grudge Match” at welterweight.
12:20 am ET / 4:20 pm AEDT
After big three rounds Rafael dos Anjos defeats Renato Moicano by unanimous decision. The scores were: 49-45, 49-44, 50-44.
12:04 am ET / 4:04 pm AEDT
11:56 pm ET / 3:56 pm AEDT
And here is Jorge Masvidal warming up.
11:53 pm ET / 3:53 pm AEDT
Here is Colby Covington backstage.
11:34 pm ET / 3:34 pm AEDT
The co-main event pits Rafael dos Anjos and Renato Moicano at 160-pound catchweight.
11:32 pm ET / 3:32 pm AEDT
Bryce Mitchell earns a unanimous decision against Edson Barboza. The scores were: 30-25, 30–26, 30–27.
10:55 pm ET / 2:55 pm AEDT
Up next Edson Barboza and Bryce Mitchell faceoff at featherweight.
10:53 pm ET / 2:53 pm AEDT
Kevin Holland stops Alex Oliveira in the second round with.
10:30 pm ET / 2:30 pm AEDT
Welterweight battle between Kevin Holland and Alex Oliveira continues the action.
10:28 pm ET / 2:28 pm AEDT
Sergey Spivak stops Greg Hardy in the first round with punches.
10:12 pm ET / 2:12 pm AEDT
“Chaos” is here.
9:59 pm ET / 1:59 pm AEDT
“BMF” is in the building.
9:57 pm ET / 1:57 pm AEDT
Heavy hitters Sergey Spivak and Greg Hardy launch UFC 272 live on pay-per-view.
9:55 pm ET / 1:55 pm AEDT
Jalin Turner stops Jamie Mullarkey in the second round with punches.
9:41 pm ET / 1:41 pm AEDT
Rounding up the preliminary card Jalin Turner battles it out against Jamie Mullarkey at lightweight.
9:40 pm ET / 1:40 pm AEDT
Marina Rodriguez takes a split decision against Yan Xiaonan. The scores were 29–28, 28–29, 29–28.
9:09 pm ET / 1:09 pm AEDT
Up next Marina Rodriguez squares off against Yan Xiaonan at women’s strawweight.
9:08 pm ET / 1:08 pm AEDT
Nicolae Negumereanu defeats Kennedy Nzechukwu by unanimous decision after three rounds at light heavyweight. All three scores were: 27–29. See fight highlights below.
8:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm AEDT
Next Nicolae Negumereanu goes up against Kennedy Nzechukwu at light heavyweight.
8:28 pm ET / 12:28 pm AEDT
Maryna Moroz defeats Mariya Agapova via the second-round arm-triangle choke submission.
7:53 pm ET / 11:53 am AEDT
Kicking off the preliminary card Maryna Moroz and Mariya Agapova do battle at women’s flyweight.
7:50 pm ET / 11:50 am AEDT
Umar Nurmagomedov submits Brian Kelleher in the opening round. See rear-naked choke below.
7:37 pm ET / 11:37 am AEDT
Rounding up the early prelims Brian Kelleher faces Umar Nurmagomedov at featherweight.
7:36 pm ET / 11:36 am AEDT
Tim Elliott earns a unanimous decision Tagir Ulanbekov after three rounds at flyweight. The scores were: 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
7:03 pm ET / 11:03 am AEDT
Flyweights continue the action, as Tim Elliott meets Tagir Ulanbekov.
7:01 pm ET / 11:01 am AEDT
Devonte Smith vs Ludovit Klein goes the distance. After three rounds the latter takes the win by split decision. The scores were: 28–29, 29–28, 30–27.
6:39 pm ET / 10:39 am AEDT
Up next: Devonte Smith battles Ludovit Klein at lightweight.
6:32 pm ET / 10:32 am AEDT
Dustin Jacoby secures a unanimous decision against Michal Oleksiejczuk. All three scores were 29-28. Here is some of the highlight action.
5:59 pm ET / 9:59 am AEDT
First up Michal Oleksiejczuk takes on Dustin Jacoby at light heavyweight.
5:50 pm ET / 9:50 am AEDT
UFC 272 is about to begin.
4:58 pm ET / 8:58 am AEDT
Check out Colby Covington vs Jorge Masvidal tale of the tape. “Gamebred” is three years older than “Chaos”. Their fight record is 35-15 against 16-3, respectively. Both are 5′ 11″.
4:49 pm ET / 8:49 am AEDT
In case you missed, here is the video of Colby Covington’s previous outing last November when he faced reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in their rematch.
3:37 pm ET / 7:37 am AEDT
This is the UFC 272 full fight card. The five-fight main card live on pay-per-view follows the four-fight preliminary card. MMA action begins with the four-fight early preliminary lineup.
3:25 pm ET / 7:25 am AEDT
Kicking off live blog. In case you missed, here is the video of final faceoff at UFC 272 ceremonial weigh-ins held yesterday.
UFC 272 fight card
The full UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal fight card looks as the following:
- Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Renato Moicano
- Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell
- Kevin Holland vs. Alex Oliveira
- Sergey Spivak vs. Greg Hardy
- Jalin Turner vs. Jamie Mullarkey
- Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xiaonan
- Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
- Maryna Moroz vs. Mariya Agapova
Early Preliminary Card
- Brian Kelleher vs. Umar Nurmagomedov
- Tim Elliott vs. Tagir Ulanbekov
- Devonte Smith vs. Ludovit Klein
- Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Dustin Jacoby