UFC is back with its UFC 271 PPV. The event takes place this weekend at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The five-bout main card get started at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday and is topped by a middleweight title fight. We also get a middleweight contenders bout as Jared Cannonier faces Derek Brunson with both looking to get into the title picture.
Cannonier walks into the octagon with a professional fighting record of 14-5 and is ranked third in the middleweight division. “The Killa Gorilla” last fought at UFC on ESPN 29 last summer, where he defeated Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision. Brunson has a record of 23-7 and is ranked fourth in the middleweight class. The 38-year-old mixed martial artist has won five consecutive bouts since 2019. Cannonier sits as a -165 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook, while Brunson has +145 odds as the underdog.
The full event will get started with the early prelims at 6 p.m. ET followed by the prelims at 8 p.m. The main card for UFC 271 will be live streamed on ESPN+ PPV, which will cost $69.99 for the full card. The link provides an option for simply buying the card or buying the Disney Plus bundle that includes Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN+.
How to watch Jared Cannonier vs. Derek Brunson
Date: Saturday, February 12
Fight time: Main card starts at 10:00 p.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN+ PPV