UFC Fight Night Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus: What Time Does It Start and Where to Watch It?

Published 12/18/2021, 12:13 PM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 08: (R-L) Derrick Lewis punches Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

The premiere MMA promotion is all set to end this amazing year with its last event, UFC Fight Night: Derrick Lewis vs. Chris Daukaus. A heavyweight clash between top-ranked prospects highlights the event as #3 Derrick Lewis takes on surging contender and #10 on the heavyweight charts Chris Daukaus.


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‘The Black Beast’ hopes to win the match in his quest for the heavyweight gold as he wants to fight Stipe Miocic after this bout. In turn, the winner of that fight can compete in a title fight against the winner of Gane vs. Ngannou.

Meanwhile, Daukaus will leave no stones unturned as a win against Lewis guarantees a fight against another top fighter.


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The co-main event for the night also looks ripe as top welterweights Stephen Thompson and #10 Belal Muhammad collide in the main card.

The main card also comprises an exciting women’s strawweight match between #11 Amanda Lemos and #12 Angela Hill. Meanwhile, Bantamweight #12 Raphael Assuncao takes on Ricky Simon.

Also on the main card, Diego Ferreira will fight Mateusz Gamrot in a lightweight fight. Also, seasoned warrior Cub Swanson takes on UFC veteran Darren Elkins in a featherweight clash.

UFC set the Preliminaries as follows:

Dustin Stoltzfus versus Gerald Meerschaert

Raoni Barcelos versus Victor Henry

Justin Tafa versus Harry Hunsucker

Sijara Eubanks versus Melissa Gatto

Charles Jourdain versus Andre Ewell

Raquel Pennington versus Macy Chiasson

Timings for UFC Fight Night: Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus viewers from the USA

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 20: Derrick Lewis prepares to fight Curtis Blaydes in a heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

The event will take place on Saturday, December 18th at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card will start at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. Meanwhile, the prelims broadcast at 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT.

Viewers from the USA can watch the live telecast on the ESPN+ streaming app. Subscription costs for the app is $5.99 per month.

Date and timings for the UK viewers

The prelims will start at 10 p.m. GMT on 18th December, whilst the main card will begin the next day at 01 a.m. GMT.

Viewers from the U.K. can watch the live broadcast on BT Sport, also on its app and website. A monthly subscription for BT Sport costs 47.99 pounds in the U.K.

For viewers in India

Due to time zone gaps, in India, the event will begin early, at 2:30 a.m. IST on 19th December, whereas the main card starts at 5:30 a.m. IST on Sunday morning.


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Indian viewers can watch the match live on the Sony LIV app, the subscription for the app costs ₹299 per month or ₹999 for the yearly package. Viewers can also tune in to Sony TEN 2 for the live English broadcast or Sony TEN 3 for the Hindi version.

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Aashish Kumar

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Aashish Kumar is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism & Mass Communication, this Israel Adesanya fan has interned at reputed media houses and gained valuable reporting experience. Building on that experience, Aashish will look to tap into his love for combat sports and let fans benefit from his passion and journalistic expertise.