UFC Fight Night Smith vs Teixeira main event start time: When does fight get underway?

The UFC returns to action this evening with their second consecutive show from Jacksonville, Florida. The promotion resumes Fight Night action for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak laid waste to the majority of their spring schedule.

Topping the UFC Fight Night 175 card, which takes take place behind closed doors at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, is a tasty light-heavyweight clash between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

Light-heavyweight standout Ovince Saint Preux will also be in action on the card, moving up to heavyweight to take on ‘Big’ Ben Rothwell.

An intriguing lightweight bout between Alexander Hernandez and Drew Dober is also on deck, as well as middleweight showdown between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori.

Here’s everything you need to know about the UFC Fight Night 175 card:

When and where is UFC Fight Night 175 taking place?

UFC Fight Night 175 takes place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida in the early hours of Thursday, May 14.

What channel is UFC Fight Night 175 on?

The main card and the preliminary fights will be shown live on BT Sport 2.

To sign up to BT Sport for UFC Fight Night you can register here.

Alternatively, if you don’t have BT Sport, you can watch the prelims on the UFC’s Fight Pass service.

What time will UFC Fight Night 175 start?

The preliminary fights will get underway at 6:00pm ET and 3:00pm PT, with the main card kicking off at 9:00pm ET and 6:00pm PT.

What time does UFC Fight Night 175 start in the UK?

The prelims will get underway at 11:00pm GMT on Wednesday, May 13.

What time will UFC Fight Night 175’s main card get underway in the UK?

The main card will commence at 02:00am GMT.

What time will UFC Fight Night 175’s main event start?

Smith and Teixeira are expected to make their respective walks to the Octagon at around 4:30am GMT (11:30pm ET and 8:30pm PT).

The Octagon walks could be later or earlier than 5:30am depending on whether the preceding fights go the distance or finish early.

Can I watch UFC Fight Night 175 online?

BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the fourth pay-per-view card of the year through their laptop or mobile device via the BT Sport App.

The preliminary fights will be available to watch on the UFC’s Fight Pass service. Fight Pass is available to download or to stream at www.ufcfightpass.com

UFC Fight Night 175 fight card

Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – light-heavyweight bout

Ben Rothwell vs Ovince St. Preux – heavyweight bout

Alexander Hernandez vs Drew Dober – lightweight bout

Ricky Simon vs Ray Borg – men’s bantamweight bout

Karl Roberson vs Marvin Vettori – middleweight bout


Andrei Arlovski vs Philipe Lins – heavyweight bout

Michael Johnson vs Thiago Moises – lightweight bout

Sijara Eubanks vs Sarah Moras – women’s bantamweight bout

Hunter Azure vs Brian Kelleher – men’s bantamweight bout

Gabriel Benitez vs Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer – lightweight bout

Chase Sherman vs Issac Villanueva – heavyweight bout

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