UFC 127 PosterDespite numerous attempts to get the details straight, a cloud of confusion has formed for many mixed martial arts fans surrounding UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch.

The event takes place on Sunday in Sydney, Australia, but due to the major time difference – Sydney is more than a day ahead of the United States – many fans are confused over the start time and whether or not the event is airing live or on a delay.

Rest easy fight fans, UFC 127 is going live around the globe.

The first fight at Acer Arena in Sydney is slated to start at 11 a.m. local time in Australia, with the main card beginning at 2 p.m.

What that means for fans in the United States, the first bout begins at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. The first two bouts are not being broadcast anywhere. Only the fans at the arena will see those, but five of the preliminary bouts and the main card itself will air live across the globe.

Two preliminary bouts will air live on the UFC’s Facebook page at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, followed by three bouts telecast live on Ion Television at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.

The five UFC 127 main card bouts go live at the usual start time of 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET.

UFC 127 LIVE on site at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia:
11 a.m. – First Bout
2 p.m. – First Main Card Bout

UFC 127 LIVE broadcasts on Facebook, Ion TV, and Pay-Per-View:
5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET – Two preliminary bouts on Facebook
6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET – Three preliminary bouts on Ion TV
7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET – Main card bouts on Pay-Per-View

MMAWeekly.com will also have UFC 127 live results and play-by-play coming in when the first preliminary bout starts at Acer Arena at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET and will continue through the entire event.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC FIGHT PASS Spotlight – Salt Lake City

  • 28 days ago
  • 4 views

UFC FIGHT PASS will be the place to get the night started with two action-packed matchups that will kick off at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. This is the UFC FIGHT PASS spotlight on UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. read news >>

Adriano Moraes Submits Tilek Batyrov in Second Round at ONE: ‘Heroes of the World’

  • 17 days ago
  • 10 views

ONE: ‘Heroes of the World’ took place at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Saturday night and Adriano Moraes claimed the interim flyweight belt with a submission win over Tilek Batyrov. read news >>

UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 Event Page and Fight Card Rumors

  • 15 days ago
  • 13 views

Fight card and event page for UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2, which takes place on Oct. 8, 2016, in Manchester, England. read news >>

Demian Maia returns to Vancouver in search of title shot

  • 6 days ago
  • 3 views

Demian Maia returns to Vancouver this weekend, a place that was the low-point before a career renaissance, in the hopes of earning another shot at championship glory. read news >>

UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 — The Thrill and the Agony Video Preview

  • 5 days ago
  • 35 views

Relive the thrill and the agony of UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2. The historic event took place on August 20 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>

Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull Weigh-In Results

  • 4 days ago
  • 52 views

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” took place this afternoon in front of a loud and excited crowd just outside of the Honda Center in Anaheim. read news >>

Bellator 160 Results: Benson Henderson Earns Title Shot Against Michael Chandler

  • 3 days ago
  • 108 views

Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull took place on Friday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and the main event ended in bizarre fashion. read news >>

UFC Hamburg Bout Nixed from Saturday’s Fight Card Due to Injury

  • 9 hours ago
  • 11 views

One of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 93 preliminary bouts has been cancelled due to injury. read news >>