The Ultimate Fighting Championship has a light schedule in August, with just three events set to take place. There is one pay-per-view, UFC 227, which features bantamweight and flyweight championship bouts, along with another showdown between top prospects on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series looking to earn their shot in the big show. In the final event of the month, two top lightweight contenders square off as they look to continue climbing the 155-pound effort.
Who is set to enter the Octagon in August and when/where should you tune in to catch every second of the action? We have you covered with a full look at the UFC schedule for the next few weeks. All of the information you need to tune in can be seen below.
UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2
Event: UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2
Date: Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Venue: Staples Center
Main Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1, Pay-per-view
The Ultimate Fighter returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, Aug. 4 with UFC 227 that features a thrilling rematch for the bantamweight championship. It also features another title defense from Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight belt. In the main event, TJ Dillashaw faces off against arch-rival Cody Garbrandt. Johnson, meanwhile, faces off against Henry Cejudo while top light heavyweight contenders Alexander Gustafsson and Volkan Oezdemir square off.
Dana White’s Contender Series 16
Event: Dana White’s Contender Series 16
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: The Ultimate Fighter Gym
Main Card Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass
There are currently no bouts announced for the event.
UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick
Event: UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick
Date: Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Venue: Pinnacle Bank Arena
Main Card Time: N/A
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1
The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to Lincoln, Nebraska for an incredible lightweight showdown between top contenders Justin Gaethje and James Vick. The event also features a bout between former Invicta FC champion Angela Hill and Mexican standout Alexa Grasso.