UFC Matches: Schedule, India Live Telecast, TV, Online Streaming

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India has seen immense popularity in viewing UFC matches in the past two decades. For a change, Indians have started to see the world’s best MMA fighters fight with each other to declare who is strong and who is weak.


Unlike the Indian cricket team matches, non-cricket sports often have limited telecasting on Indian TV and streaming platforms.

However, we at Selectra understand your unconventional enthusiasm and are here to provide you with a sophisticated article covering all the latest UFC news, upcoming schedule, and recent results.

Most importantly, we will also cover essential information about the platforms where you can live stream UFC matches.

First thing’s first, let us see the current athlete rankings in different men’s and women’s weight categories.

Latest UFC Athlete Rankings Pound-For-Pound (Men’s)

As you can see, Jon Jones and Max Holloway are leading the ranking chart in the Men’s pound-for-pound and featherweight categories, respectively. You can see the top 15 athletes in the below chart.

If you wish to see the rankings of other categories such as flyweight, bantamweight, lightweight, and others, then visit their website.

Rank Men's Pound-For-Pound
1 Jon Jones
2 Kamaru Usman
3 Israel Adesanya
4 Alexander Volkanovski
5 Francis Ngannou
6 Dustin Poirier
7 Jan Blachowicz
8 Stipe Miocic
9 Max Holloway
10 Charles Oliveira
11 Brandon Moreno
11 Robert Whittaker
13 Petr Yan
14 Justin Gaethje
15 Aljamain Sterling
Rank Men's Featherweight
1 Max Holloway
2 Brian Ortega
3 Yair Rodriguez
4 Chan Sung Jung
5 Calvin Kattar
6 Arnold Allen
7 Josh Emmett
8 Dan Ige
9 Edson Barboza
10 Giga Chikadze
11 Bryce Mitchell
12 Sodiq Yusuff
13 Movsar Evloev
14 Shane Burgos
15 Ilia Topuria

Date Source: UFC.com

Latest UFC Athlete Rankings Pound-For-Pound (Women’s)

As you can see, Amanda Nunes and Zhang Weili are leading the ranking chart in the Women’s pound-for-pound and strawweight categories, respectively. You can see the top 15 athletes in the below chart.

If you wish to see the rankings of other categories such as flyweight, bantamweight, and others, then visit then visit their website.

Rank Women’s Pound-For-Pound
1 Amanda Nunes
2 Valentina Shevchenko
3 Rose Namajunas
4 Zhang Weili
5 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
6 Jessica Andrade
7 Germaine De Randamie
8 Holly Holm
9 Carla Esparza
10 Aspen Ladd
11 Katlyn Chookagian
12 Mackenzie Dern
13 Lauren Murphy
14 Yan Xiaonan
15 Julianna Peña
Rank Women's Strawweight
1 Zhang Weili
2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk
3 Carla Esparza
4 Yan Xiaonan
5 Mackenzie Dern
6 Marina Rodriguez
7 Nina Nunes
8 Claudia Gadelha
9 Michelle Waterson
10 Tecia Torres
11 Amanda Ribas
12 Angela Hill
13 Virna Jandiroba
14 Amanda Lemos
15 Felice Herrig

Date Source: UFC.com

Fixtures and Results: Jan to Jul 2021

COVID-19 did disrupt the UFC schedule in multiple ways. But this is something that every sports event suffered. Nevertheless, in 2021, UFC matches were organized in the UAE and Las Vegas.

Have a look at a quick summary:

Date Event Location Fight of the Night
18-Jul UFC Fight Night:

Makhachev vs. Moises

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Quarantillo vs. Benitez
11-Jul UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV Moutinho vs. O’Malley
26-Jun UFC Fight Night:

Gane vs. Volkov

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Valiev vs. Barcelos
20-Jun UFC Fight Night:

The Korean Zombie vs. Ige

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Vera vs. Grant
13-Jun UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ Riddell vs. Dober
06-Jun UFC Fight Night:

Rozenstruik vs. Sakai

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Baeza vs. Ponzinibbio
23-May UFC Fight Night:

Font vs. Garbrandt

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Tafa vs. Vanderaa
16-May UFC 262:

Oliveira vs. Chandler

Toyota Center (Houston), Houston, TX Burgos vs. Barboza
09-May UFC Fight Night:

Rodriguez vs. Waterson

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Gillespie vs. Ferreira
02-May UFC Fight Night:

Reyes vs. Prochazka

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Reyes vs. Prochazka
25-Apr UFC 261:

Usman vs. Masvidal 2

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL Molina vs. Qileng
18-Apr UFC Fight Night:

Whittaker vs. Gastelum

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Gastelum vs. Whittaker
10-Apr UFC Fight Night:

Vettori vs. Holland

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Marquez vs. Alvey
28-Mar UFC 260:

Miocic vs. Ngannou 2

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Luque vs. Woodley
21-Mar UFC Fight Night:

Brunson vs. Holland

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV -
14-Mar UFC Fight Night:

Edwards vs. Muhammad

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV -
07-Mar UFC 259:

Blachowicz vs. Adesanya

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Ulberg vs. Nzechukwu
28-Feb UFC Fight Night:

Rozenstruik vs. Gane

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Munhoz vs. Rivera
21-Feb UFC Fight Night:

Blaydes vs. Lewis

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV -
14-Feb UFC 258:

Usman vs. Burns

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV -
07-Feb UFC Fight Night:

Overeem vs. Volkov

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV Dariush vs. Ferreira
24-Jan UFC 257:

Poirier vs. McGregor 2

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -
20-Jan UFC Fight Night:

Chiesa vs. Magny

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Jones vs. Davis
16-Jan UFC Fight Night:

Holloway vs. Kattar

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Kattar vs. Holloway

Data Source: ESPN.in

Exciting Upcoming UFC Schedule: July to Sep 2021

The upcoming UFC matches are scheduled to take place in Las Vegas and Texas, USA. Don’t miss out on these forthcoming power-packed performances:

Date Event Time (IST) Location Fight of the Night
25-Jul 1:30 AM UFC Fight Night:

Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
01-Aug 3:30 AM UFC Fight Night:

Hall vs. Strickland

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
08-Aug 3:45 AM UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane Toyota Center (Houston), Houston, TX
22-Aug 4:30 AM UFC Fight Night:

Cannonier vs. Gastelum

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
01-Sep 5:30 AM Dana White's Contender Series: Season 5, Week 1 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
08-Sep 5:30 AM Dana White's Contender Series: Season 5, Week 2 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
15-Sep 5:30 AM Dana White's Contender Series: Season 5, Week 3 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
22-Sep 5:30 AM Dana White's Contender Series: Season 5, Week 4 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
26-Sep 3:45 AM UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega T-Mobile Arena, L

as Vegas, NV

29-Sep 5:30 AM Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 5, Week 5 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV

Data Source: ESPN.in

How To Watch UFC Matches in India on TV and Online?

Indians can follow matches both on traditional TV channels as well as modern streaming platforms.

UFC programming is available to the Indian population on Sony Networks. Yes, you read that right!

UFC 264 Live Telecast in India

The most-awaited UFC 264 McGregor vs. Poirier Round 3 was live broadcasted on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, and Sony Ten 3 at 7:30 AM. Additionally, fans buying a subscription to the SonyLIV app also enjoyed live streaming benefits.

UFC 265 Live Telecast in India

As you can see from the above schedule, UFC 265 Pre-preliminary matches are set to begin on Aug 8, 2021, at 3:45 AM IST.

You can switch to Sony Ten 1 / 2 (for English commentary) or Sony Ten 3 (for Hindi commentary).

Alternatively, you can live stream on the SonyLIV app. Its subscription will cost you Rs. 299 a month or Rs. 999 a year.

Jio customers, however, can get free access to all the live channels via the Jio TV app.

Catching Live Score for UFC Matches in India

Lastly, here is the list of Selectra’s recommended top three (3) places/websites to catch up with the UFC matches’ live scores

  1. FlashScore.com
  2. MMAMania.com
  3. ESPN

We hope this article streamlined your sporting viewing needs. We will continue to pick more sports for you guys!

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