UFC 291 card: Poirier vs Gaethje and all fights tonight

When is it?

UFC 291 takes place at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Saturday 29 July.

The early prelims are set to begin at 11.30pm on Saturday (3.30pm PT, 5.30pm CT, 6.30pm ET), with the regular prelims following at 1am BST on Sunday 30 July (5pm PT, 7pm CT, 8pm ET on Saturday).

The main card is then due to begin at 3am BST on Sunday (7pm PT, 9pm CT, 10pm ET on Saturday).

How can I watch it?

The card will air live on BT Sport in the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and website also streaming the fights.

In the US, ESPN+ will stream the action live, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.


Justin Gaethje (left) narrowly outpointed Rafael Fiziev in his most recent fight

Poirier – 10/13; Gaethje – 11/10

Blachowicz – 10/11; Pereira – 10/11

For the full odds on the Poirier vs Gaethje fight, click here for our betting page.

Full card (subject to change)

Main card

Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2 (lightweight – vacant ‘BMF’ title)

Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira (light-heavyweight)

Stephen Thompson vs Michel Pereira (welterweight)

Tony Ferguson vs Bobby Green (lightweight)

Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Holland (welterweight)

Former middleweight champion Alex Pereira will fight ex-light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz


Trevin Giles vs Gabriel Bonfim (welterweight)

Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima (heavyweight)

Roman Kopylov vs Claudio Ribeiro (middleweight)

Jake Matthews vs Miguel Baeza (welterweight)

Early prelims

CJ Vergara vs Vinicius Salvador (flyweight)

Matthew Semelsberger vs Yohan Lainesse (welterweight)


Miranda Maverick vs Priscila Cachoeira (women’s flyweight)

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