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UFC 272: Masvidal v Covington

Third time’s the charm,” or so the saying goes. Top welterweight contender Colby “Chaos” Covington would like the opportunity to test that notion in his pursuit for the title at 170lbs in the UFC. He’s had two cracks at the belt in the last three years, failing both times to snatch it from Kamaru Usman, the UFC’s top pound-for-pound fighter. First, however, Covington (16-3-0), needs to show he deserves another shot. He looks to make his case this Saturday, March 5, 2022, at UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal.

UFC 272 Info

When: Saturday, March 5, 2022

Early Prelims Start Time: 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. PST

Prelims Start Time: 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST

Main Card Start Time:  10 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. PST

Location: T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, Nevada

How to Watch: ESPN+ PPV, FightPass

UFC 272 full fight preview

Ranked No. 6 in the welterweight division, Jorege “ Gamebred” Masvidal (35-15-0) too is looking for his third shot at Usman’s championship, losing to him in his last two outings. Despite being top contenders, Masvidal and Covington will be meeting in the Octagon for the first time in Saturday’s main event. Together, they headline a five-fight main card that follows the four-bout preliminary card. As is typical of pay-per-view events, an early prelims card will start all of the action, shortened to four fights after the cancellation of Jessica vs Manon Fiorot in the women’s flyweight division.

Though headlined by the title elimination bout, the main card is a bit underwhelming, mostly consisting of bouts centered around ranking positioning or last-shot opportunities. The co-main event is a catchweight bout between lightweight contender Rafael Dos Anjos (30-13-0) and fill-in opponent Renato Moicano (16-4-1). Anjos’ opponent was supposed to be the rising Rafael “Ataman” Fiziev (11-1-0), but Fiziev contracted COVID-19 this week. Throughout the evening, however, the prelims and early prelims at UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal have some interesting matches. In the prelims, the women’s strawweight bout between Marina Rodriguez vs Yan Xiaonan is a top-five contest with title implications.

UFC 272 Start time

The UFC 272 main card starts at 10 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. PDT) on Nov. 6. Here are all the details from multiple time zones.

US

  • The main card starts Mar. 5, 10 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. PDT).
  • The prelims start Mar. 5, 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT).
  • The early prelims start Mar. 5, 6 p.m. EDT (3 p.m. PDT).

UK

  • The main card starts Mar. 6, 3 a.m. GMT.
  • The prelims start Mar. 6, 1 a.m. GMT.
  • The early prelims start Mar. 5, 11 p.m. GMT

Australia

  • The main card starts Mar. 6, 2 p.m AEDT.
  • The prelims start Mar. 6, 12 p.m. AEDT.
  • The early prelims start Mar. 6, 10 a.m. AEDT

How to watch order UFC 272

The UFC now has a partnership with ESPN. That’s great news for the UFC and the expansion of the sport of MMA, but bad news for consumer choice. Especially, if you’re one of the UFC fans who want to watch UFC in the US.

In the US, if you want to know how to watch UFC 272, you’ll only find the fight night on PPV through ESPN Plus. The cost structure is a bit confusing, but here are the options to watch UFC on ESPN, according to ESPN’s site. 

UFC 272 fight card, odds

  • Colby Covington -310 vs. Jorge Masvidal +250, welterweights
  • Rafael dos Anjos -165 vs. Renato Moicano +140, 160-pound catchweights
  • Bryce Mitchell -155 vs. Edson Barboza +130, featherweights
  • Kevin Holland -330 vs. Alex Oliveira +260, welterweights
  • Sergey Spivak -210 vs. Greg Hardy +175, heavyweights
  • Marina Rodriguez -270 vs. Yan Xiaonan +220, women’s strawweights
  • Mariya Agapova -190 vs. Maryna Moroz +160, women’s flyweights
  • Jalin Turner -165 vs. Jamie Mullarkey +140, lightweights
  • Kennedy Nzechukwu -150 vs. Nicolae Negumereanu +125, light heavyweights
  • Tagir Ulanbekov -230 vs. Tim Elliott +190, flyweights
  • Umar Nurmagomedov -650 vs. Brian Kelleher +475, bantamweights
  • Devonte Smith -170 vs. L’udovit Klein +145, lightweights
  • Dustin Jacoby -200 vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk +170, light heavyweights