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UFC unveils calendar for first quarter of 2019, first ESPN shows

Octagon Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC-ESPN era is about to begin.

During Saturday’s UFC 230 broadcast, officials announced the promotion’s upcoming schedule for the first quarter of 2019.

The January-March slate includes eight shows set to be broadcast on either ESPN or the ESPN+ subscription streaming service, including the UFC’s ESPN brand debut on Jan. 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


UFC 233 will be the promotion’s first pay-per-view of 2019, set for Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The other locations named in the release are Phoenix, Las Vegas, and London, plus an unspecified city in Brazil.

See below for the full list:

Jan. 19 — ESPN+ — Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Jan. 26 — UFC 233 — Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif.

Feb. 2 — ESPN+ — Brazil

Feb. 9 — UFC 234 — location TBD

Feb. 17 — ESPN — Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix

Feb. 23 — ESPN+ — location TBD

March 2 — UFC 235 — T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

March 9 — ESPN+ — location TBD

March 16 — ESPN+ — The O2 Arena, London

March 23 — ESPN+ — location TBD

March 30 — ESPN — location TBD

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