How to Watch UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane Live Online
UFC 285 marks the highly-anticipated return of former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, as he seeks to claim the vacant Heavyweight Championship in a dream matchup against former UFC interim Heavyweight Champ Ciryl Gane. Jones is considered one of the greatest UFC fighters of all time and would love to go down in the history books as a champion of two divisions. You can watch UFC 285 on Saturday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. ET (early prelims), 8 p.m. ET (prelims), and 10 p.m. ET (main card) on ESPN+ pay-per-view. Watch all the action with a Subscription to ESPN+.
How to Watch UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane
- When: Saturday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. ET (early prelims), 8 p.m. ET (prelims), 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Early Prelims, Prelims on ESPN+; Prelims on ESPN, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, Main Card on ESPN+ PPV
- Streaming: Watch with a Subscription to ESPN+ and $79.99 for the pay-per-view.
About UFC 285
UFC 285 features a stacked card, consisting of many of the top fighters currently participating in the sport. Obviously, this impressive list starts with Jon Jones, who many regard as one of the greatest UFC fighters ever. Jones dominated the light heavyweight division throughout the 2010s and defeated some marquee names to defend his title a record 14 times. He will fight his first match in over three years in a new division against a powerful opponent.
Gane will have his hands full with Jones but is far from out-classed. Gane enters the fight as the top-ranked heavyweight in UFC and has exclusively competed in the heavyweight division throughout his career. Gane also has some notable names on his list of foes, including Junior dos Santos and Derrick Lewis. A victory over Jones would certainly catapult Gane into the stratosphere among top UFC fighters.
Also on the card is Flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko, who will defend her title against surging contender Alexa Grasso. Shevchenko aims for her 10th consecutive victory and the eighth defense of her 125-pound title, breaking the record for total women’s UFC title defenses. Grasso comes in with four consecutive wins since making the move to flyweight in 2020.
The undercard will feature former champion and Penn State Nittany Lion Bo Nickal, who takes his 3-0 record up against UFC veteran Jamie Pickett. We’ll also get to see the return of former UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody “No Love” Garbrandt, Shavat Rakhmonov, Derek Brunson, Amanda Ribas, and more.
UFC 285 Fight Card
Main Card Beginning at 10 p.m. ET
|Place on Card||Fight||Weight Class||Stipulation|
|Main Event||Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane||Heavyweight||Match for the vacant UFC Heavyweight Championship|
|Co-Main||Valentina Shevchenko (C) vs. Alexa Grasso||Women’s Flyweight||Match for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship|
|Undercard||Geoff Neal vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov||Welterweight|
|Undercard||Mateusz Gamrot vs. Jalin Turner||Lightweight|
|Undercard||Bo Nickal vs. Jamie Pickett||Middleweight|
Prelims Beginning at 8 p.m. ET
|Place on Card||Fight||Weight Class|
|Feature||Cody Garbrandt vs. Trevin Jones||Bantamweight|
|Undercard||Derek Brunson vs. Dricus Du Plessis||Middleweight|
|Undercard||Viviane Araujo vs. Amanda Ribas||Women’s Flyweight|
|Undercard||Julian Marquez vs. Marc-Andre Barriault||Middleweight|
Early Prelims Beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET
|Place on Card||Fight||Weight Class|
|Feature||Ian Garry vs. Song Kenan||Welterweight|
|Undercard||Mana Martinez vs. Cameron Saaiman||Bantamweight|
|Undercard||Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci||Women’s Strawweight|
|Undercard||Da’Mon Blackshear vs. Farid Basharat||Bantamweight|
|Undercard||Esteban Ribovics vs. Loik Radzhabov||Lightweight|
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