The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, August 17 with one of the most highly-anticipated events of the summer. The event features a heavyweight championship bout and the return of a fan favorite against a top lightweight contender.
In the main event of the night, former two-division champ and current heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier faces off against former heavyweight king Stipe Miocic in a rematch. Cormier claimed the heavyweight title with a first-round knockout over Miocic in their first meeting at UFC 226 in July 2018.
In the co-main event, former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis welcomes fan favorite Nate Diaz, who is returning after three years out of action, back to the Octagon.
Ahead of Saturday night’s pay-per-view, the UFC released the UFC 241: Countdown episode which gives an all-access look at the fighters as they go through their fight camps and prepare for the biggest bouts of their lives. From last-minute training to a look at their everyday life, UFC 241: Countdown gives fans a look behind-the-scenes at what it takes to make a world class fighter.
You can check out the full episode of UFC 241: Countdown below along with the full fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view.
UFC 241 Countdown – Full Episode
UFC 241 sees Daniel Cormier defend his heavyweight belt against the man he took it from, Stipe Miocic. Plus, it’s the long-awaited return of Nate Diaz as he faces Anthony Pettis. See these athletes train as they prepare for their bouts.
UFC 241 Countdown: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2
UFC 241 Countdown: Anthony Pettis vs. Nate Diaz
UFC 241: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Location: Anaheim, California
Venue: Honda Center
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+
UFC 241 Fight Card
Main Card (10:00 PM ET, PPV)
- Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic
- Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis
- Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa
- Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff
- Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch
Preliminary Card (8:00 PM ET, ESPN)
- Devonte Smith vs. Clay Collard
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen
- Christos Giagos vs. Drakkar Klose
- Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney
Preliminary Card (6:15 PM ET, Fight Pass)
- Hannah Cifers vs. Jodie Esquibel
- Kyung Ho Kang vs. Brandon Davis
- Shana Dobson vs. Sabina Mazo