UFC Fight Night Santos v Teixeira: UK start time

Light Heavyweight rivals Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira face off in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night clash.

Brazilian Santos has not been inside the Octagon since his UFC 239 defeat to Jon Jones in July 2019.

Meanwhile, fellow countryman Teixeira has been on a good run recently and claimed his fourth straight win by knocking out Anthony Smith in May.

The South Americans will meet in Las Vegas this weekend as Dana White continues to put on shows behind closed doors.

UFC 255 is just around the corner but there’s plenty of exciting action to come before that main event.


Santos v Teixeira: Date and start time

This event is scheduled to take place in the early hours of Sunday, November 8 for UK fans.

It is being held at the UFC APEX Center in Las Vegas.

The preliminary card will begin at 1am UK time on Sunday morning with the main card starting at 3am.

Santos v Teixeira is expected to get under way at 5am.

Glover Teixeira beat Anthony Smith in May
Glover Teixeira beat Anthony Smith in May

Santos v Teixeira: TV and live stream

This event will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

Their coverage will start with a ‘Fight Night Preview’ show at 12:30am on Sunday ahead of the prelims.

Their main show will start at 3am ahead of Santos v Teixeira.

The show will be live streamed on BT Sport’s website and app.

The early prelims will be shown on UFC’s Fight Pass for subscribers as normal.

In the US, all prelim bouts will be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.

How can I watch Santos v Teixeira for FREE?

EE mobile customers can get a FREE three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.

You can then cancel the trial at any time.


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Santos v Teixeira: Fight card

Main card

  • Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira, Light Heavyweight
  • Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser, Heavyweight
  • Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen, Middleweight
  • Claudia Gadelha vs. Yan Xiaonan, Women’s Strawweight

Preliminary card

  • Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis, Middleweight
  • Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha, Bantamweight
  • Max Griffin vs. Ramiz Brahimaj, Welterweight
  • Darren Elkins vs. Luiz Eduardo Garagorri, Featherweight
  • Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Alexander Romanov, Heavyweight
  • Felipe Colares vs. Gustavo Lopez, Bantamweight

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