The UFC gears up for an exhilarating weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah, with UFC 291: Poirier vs. Gaethje 2. The event promises to be a thrilling spectacle, and fans can catch all the action exclusively on ESPN+ PPV in both English and Spanish on Saturday, July 29, at 10 p.m. ET.
The exciting fight night begins with Early Prelims at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+ and SiriusXM Fight Nation, followed by Prelims airing at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+, and SiriusXM Fight Nation.
In the main event, No. 2 ranked lightweight contender Dustin Poirier faces off against No. 3 Justin Gaethje in a highly anticipated rematch for the vacant BMF title. The two fighters engaged in an unforgettable clash in 2018, with Poirier securing a fourth-round TKO victory. Now, Gaethje seeks redemption as he looks to even the score with the dynamic Poirier.
The co-main event features former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz taking on former middleweight titleholder Alex Pereira. Blachowicz aims to deliver a knockout performance, while Pereira looks to make an impact in his light heavyweight debut.
The PPV portion of the card boasts a thrilling welterweight bout between No. 7 ranked Stephen Thompson and No. 15 ranked Michel Pereira, promising a battle of talented strikers.
Leading the commentary team are Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, and former two-division Champion Daniel Cormier, while Megan Olivi handles reporting duties.
To kick off the excitement, fans can tune in to special live productions on Friday and Saturday, including the UFC 291 Pre-Show Live and UFC Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook.
The event’s Spanish-language coverage, UFC 291 Camino Al Octagono, will air a special preview on ESPN Deportes.
As fans eagerly await the action-packed UFC 291, they can find in-depth analysis, expert picks, and exclusive coverage on ESPN platforms, building up to the thrilling fights on Saturday night. Don’t miss this epic event live on ESPN+ PPV!