Facing off against a veteran in Alexander Volkov, Tom Aspinall will look to cement his status as a true contender. He will get a chance to do it in his own backyard, as the UFC returns to London today. The fight will take place inside the O2 Arena.
Volkov is a former Bellator and M-1 Global heavyweight champion. Making his UFC debut in 2017, Volkov is 8-3 with the promotion. His last fight was a win against Marcin Tybura at UFC 267 in October.
Aspinall made his pro debut in 2014. Joining the UFC in 2020 after a run with Cage Warriors, Aspinall has won all four of his fights with the promotion. His last bout was a TKO win against Sergey Spivak in September.
Aspinall is ranked 11th in the UFC’s heavyweight rankings, while Volkov is ranked sixth.
The Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to watch the fight on Saturday, including time, channel and fight card.
What time does UFC London start today?
- Start time: 1 p.m. ET
- Main card: 4 p.m. ET
- Main event: 7 p.m. ET (approximately)
UFC London takes place on March 19. The event starts at 1 p.m. ET with the main card beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Volkov and Aspinall will make their way to the octagon around 7 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch UFC London: Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall
- TV channels/live stream: ESPN+, BT Sport
The prelims and the main card for UFC London will be available on the ESPN+ streaming service. In the U.K., fans can watch UFC London via BT Sport.
Volkov vs Aspinall price: How much does UFC London cost?
You can pay $6.99 for a monthly subscription of ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $69.99.
UFC London: Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall fight card
Main card (4 p.m. ET)
- Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall; Heavyweights
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Kazula Vargas; Lightweights
- Arnold Allen vs. Dan Hooker; Featherweights
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Sergei Pavlovich; Heavyweights
- Nikita Krylov vs. Paul Craig; Light heavyweights
- Gunnar Nelson vs. Claudio Silva; Welterweights
Prelims (1 p.m. ET)
- Jai Herbert vs. Ilia Topuria; Lightweights
- Muhammad Mokaev vs. Cody Durden; Flyweights
- Mike Grundy vs. Makwan Amirkhani; Featherweights
- Molly McCann vs. Luana Carolina; Flyweights
- Jack Shore vs. Timur Valiev; Bantamweights
- Cory McKenna vs. Elise Reed; Strawweights
- Nathaniel Wood vs. Liudvik Sholinian; Bantamweights