UFC Fight Night 197 – Start Time, Date, TV Channel & Schedule

UFC Fight Night 197: Smith vs. Spann will take place at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The event is scheduled for the 18th of September 2021. This will be 576th event in UFC history. To learn more about UFC Fight Night 197, including the TV schedule, start time, fight card, read on below. This post will help explain which fights are airing where and at which times. See the TV broadcast details for UFC Fight Night 197 from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA below.


UFC Fight Night 197 airs in . The event is scheduled for this Saturday (Sep. 18, 2021). It will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Below is the countdown to the start of the event.

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The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann. In the co-main event, Tafon Nchukwi and Mike Rodriguez will throw down in a fantastic light heavyweight affair.

What time does UFC Fight Night 197 start? The event kicks off Saturday, September 18, 2021 in . Here is exactly when all the fights are airing, including international start times.


UFC Fight Night 197 main event between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann is expected to get underway approximately two hours after the main card starts. UFC does not set specific start times for their main events, as start time varies based on the fight outcomes.


The main card, which features Tafon Nchukwi vs Mike Rodriguez and Ion Cutelaba vs. Devin Clark, gets underway at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT on ESPN+ in . In the UK, the main card will start at 11:00 PM BST. Find out how to live stream UFC Fight Night 197 online. Find out who is fighting on UFC Fight Night 197 fight card here.

UFC Fight Night 197 international time:

  • UK: 11:00 PM
  • Canada: 7:00 PM
  • Australia: 10:00 AM
  • New Zealand: 11:00 AM
  • Hawaii: 1:00 PM


The prelims get underway in at 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT on ESPN+.

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Event Name
UFC Fight Night 197: Smith vs. Spann
September 18, 2021
Start Time
Main Card: 7:00 PM ET / Prelims: 4:00 PM ET
UFC APEX facility
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Main Event
Anthony Smith vs. Ryan Spann
TV Channel

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