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What time does UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw main card start?

UFC is back for Fight Night on Saturday, July 24. We break down when the preliminary and main card start and how to watch.

Cory Sandhagen reacts after his knockout victory over Frankie Edgar in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

UFC returns to action Saturday, July 24th with an afternoon and evening of some lighter weight fighters. UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw gets going at 4 p.m. ET with the preliminary card and the main card gets underway at 7 p.m. ET. The event is taking place at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas.

The main event features second-ranked bantamweight Cory Sandhagen facing TJ Dillashaw as a -195 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. Considering Dillashaw has not fought since January 2019 due to a suspension related to a positive EPO test, it’s difficult to tell what he’ll bring to the octagon. With the main card starting at 7 p.m. and featuring six fights, we can probably expect Sandhagen and Dillashaw to make their way to the ring sometime around the 11 p.m. hour.

This tops a card that is quite light in terms of literal weight. The main card consists of six fights and the heaviest fighters will be Darren Elkins and Darrick Minner when they face off in a featherweight bout. Minner is a -155 favorite while Elkins is a +130 underdog. On the six-fight preliminary card, we get a pair of middleweight bouts to top the early events.

Here are the start times and fight list for UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw on Saturday, July 24 at the the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas.

Main card, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+:

#2 Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw, bantamweight
#3 Aspen Ladd vs. #9 Macy Chiasson, women’s bantamweight
#14 Kyler Phillips vs. Raulian Paiva, bantamweight
Darren Elkins vs. Darrick Minner, featherweight
#13 Miranda Maverick vs. #14 Maycee Barber, women’s flyweight
Adrian Yanez vs. Randy Costa, bantamweight

Preliminary card, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+:

Punahele Soriano vs. Brendan Allen, middleweight
Nassourdine Imavov vs. Ian Heinisch, middleweight
Mickey Gall vs. Jordan Williams, welterweight
Julio Arce vs. Andre Ewell, bantamweight
#13 Sijara Eubanks vs. Elise Reed, women’s flyweight
Diana Belbita vs. Hannah Goldy, women’s strawweight