UFC 261 TV Schedule: What channel does it on today?

The upcoming Ultimate fighting championship event is a headliner for the Welterweight title bout between Usman vs Masvidal 2 at UFC 261 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

Here’s everything you need to know about when, where, full fight card, how to watch the entire UFC 261 event including kickoff time, and look back at the Usman vs Masvidal rematch on what TV channel worldwide.

What time does it start?

Usman vs Masvidal 2 is the headliner of the UFC 261 event, and the main card is scheduled to cage walk at around 10 pm ET at the Jacksonville Arena.

The early prelims on ESPN+ take place to begin on TV: 6:30 pm ET | 3:30 pm PT. Preliminary Card 8 pm ET | 5 pm PT and following the main card beginning at 10 pm ET | 7 pm PT. The main event clash between Usman vs Masvidal 2 is expected to ring walk at 11:30 pm ET.

What channel does it on today?

Unfortunately, Usman vs Masvidal 2 including the main event won’t be broadcast live on any UK, U.S. TV channel, but the event will be available to stream live on ESPN Plus streaming services and on BT Sport Box Office in the UK. You can watch Usman vs Masvidal 2 live by downloading the WatchESPN app on your smartphone, games console, or smart TV.

UFC 261 fights will be shown on ESPN/ESPN+ stream platforms. You can watch preliminary card for free on a trial of fuboTV, for new customers only.

ESPN has the exclusive rights of UFC streaming in the United States including pay-per-view main events available on ESPN+.

UFC 261 TV Schedule

CountryMain CardPrelimsEarly Prelims
United StatesESPN+ESPN, ESPN+, and ESPN DeportesUFC Fight Pass, ESPN, ESPN+, and ESPN Deportes
United KingdomBT Sport Box OfficeUFC Fight Pass and BT Sport Box OfficeUFC Fight Pass
Republic of IrelandBT Sport Box OfficeUFC Fight Pass and BT Sport Box OfficeUFC Fight Pass
AustraliaMain Event, Fetch TV, PS4, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass and ESPNUFC Fight Pass
CanadaBELL, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, PS4, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassTSN and RDSTSN and UFC Fight Pass
DenmarkViaplayUFC Fight Pass and ViaplayUFC Fight Pass and Viaplay
FranceRMC Sport 1RMC Sport 1 and UFC Fight PassRMC Sport 1 and UFC Fight Pass
GermanyPS4, DAZN, UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass
ItalyDAZN, UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass
NetherlandsKijk + SBS9, on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass
NorwayViaplayUFC Fight Pass and ViaplayUFC Fight Pass and Viaplay
IcelandViaplayUFC Fight Pass and ViaplayUFC Fight Pass and Viaplay
PolandPolsat Sport, UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass
SpainDAZN, UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass
SwedenViaplayUFC Fight Pass and ViaplayUFC Fight Pass and Viaplay
FinlandViaplayUFC Fight Pass and ViaplayUFC Fight Pass and Viaplay
New ZealandSKY Arena and UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassUFC Fight Pass, ESPN, and PRIMEUFC Fight Pass
MENA (Arabia)Starzplay and UFC Fight PassStarzplay and UFC Fight PassUFC Arabia and UFC Fight Pass
BangladeshSony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, and Sony LIVN/AN/A
PakistanTen SportsN/AN/A
IndiaSony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, and Sony LIVN/AN/A
IndonesiaFox SportsFox SportsN/A
MalaysiaFox SportsFox SportsN/A
BruneiFox SportsFox SportsN/A
PhilippinesFox Sports, and UFC Fight PassFox SportsN/A
SingaporeFox Sports, Fox+, and UFC Fight PassFox Sports and Fox+N/A
ThailandFox SportsFox SportsN/A
Hong KongFox Sports, and Fox+Fox Sports and Fox+N/A
CambodiaFox SportsFox SportsN/A
MacauFox SportsFox SportsN/A
MongoliaFox SportsFox SportsN/A
MyanmarFox SportsFox SportsN/A
Papua New GuineaFox SportsFox SportsN/A
East TimorFox SportsFox SportsN/A
AfricaSuperSport Action and UFC PPV on UFC Fight PassSuperSport Action and UFC FIGHT PASSUFC Fight Pass
TurkeyS Sport and on UFC Fight PassS Sport and on UFC Fight PassS Sport and on UFC Fight Pass
Czech RepublicPremier Sport and UFC Fight PassPremier Sport and UFC Fight PassPremier Sport and UFC Fight Pass
LithuaniaTV3 SportTV3 Sport and UFC Fight PassTV3 Sport and UFC Fight Pass
EstoniaTV3 SportTV3 Sport and UFC Fight PassTV3 Sport and UFC Fight Pass
LatviaTV3 SportTV3 Sport and UFC Fight PassTV3 Sport and UFC Fight Pass