UFC 294 Start Time – What Time Is ‘Makhachev vs. Volkanovski 2’?

Event: UFC 294: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski 2
Main Event: Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Venue: Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Total Fights: 13

UFC 294 is nearly upon us. We are just 6 months ago away from the PPV big card. The card takes place in the Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE on October 21st. Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev are set to headline the main event. In the co-main, UFC super middleweight Paulo Costa will face Khamzat Chimaev in what promises to be a technical fight. These are just a few of the many great fights scheduled for UFC 294. You can view the complete UFC 294 fight card.

When is UFC 294

The event takes place Saturday, October 21, 2023 — 6 months ago. Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE plays host. In the US, you can watch the event on ESPN+ PPV.

What time does UFC 294 start?

The prelims start 10:00 AM and the main card at 2:00 PM. The times are in Eastern Time. If you are in a different time zone, see below for a complete list of international start times.

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What time is the main event is UFC 294?

Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev will step in the Octagon at around 4:15 PM PM, depending on the outcome of the previous bouts.

Below is exactly when all the fights are airing, including international start times.

UFC 294 start time

United States

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT).
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM PT).

UK & Ireland

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 7:00 PM GMT.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 3:00 PM GMT.

Australia

  • The main card starts Oct. 22, 5:00 AM AEDT.
  • The prelims start Oct. 22, 1:00 AM AEDT.

Mexico

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 12:00 PM CST.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 8:00 AM CST.

Canada

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 1:00 PM EST.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 9:00 AM EST.

Hawaii

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 8:00 AM HST.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 4:00 AM HST.

Japan

  • The main card starts Oct. 22, 3:00 AM JST.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 11:00 PM JST.

Russia

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 9:00 PM MSK.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 5:00 PM MSK.

Brazil

  • The main card starts Oct. 21, 3:00 PM BRT.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 11:00 AM BRT.

South Korea

  • The main card starts Oct. 22, 3:00 AM KST.
  • The prelims start Oct. 21, 11:00 PM KST.

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