UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington is available to purchase on TNT Sports Box Office for £19.99 in the UK

The main card is headlined by Britain’s Leon Edwards, the reigning UFC welterweight champion, defending his title against Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington

The main card also sees Liverpool’s Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett facing off against UFC legend Tony Ferguson


On Saturday, December 16th, MMA fans in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington exclusively live on TNT Sports Box Office.


UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington, held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, is headlined by a title fight featuring Britain’s Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards defending his UFC welterweight championship belt against Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington.


Edwards enters the bout on an 11-fight winning streak, notably defeating Kamaru Usman in back-to-back fights. He claimed the welterweight championship belt dramatically, knocking out Usman with a stunning head kick in the fifth round of their August 2022 bout. Covington steps into the Octagon for the first time in 20 months, having defeated compatriot Jorge Masvidal by unanimous decision in March 2021.


The main card also includes another title defence, as reigning flyweight champion Alexandre Pantoja takes on Brandon Royval. These two fighters previously faced off in August 2021, with Pantoja securing the victory via submission. Viewers will also witness Briton Paddy Pimblett facing Ferguson, with the Liverpudlian aiming to climb up the lightweight rankings and Ireland’s Ian Machado Garry facing Vicente Luque.


The broadcast of the preliminary card will be available for TNT Sports subscribers to watch on TNT Sports 2 from 01:00, before the main card starts from 03:00, exclusively live on TNT Sports Box Office.


UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington costs £19.99 in the UK and can be watched through EE TV, Virgin Media TV and Sky, online via the web or the TNT Sports Box Office App. You do not need to be a TNT Sports subscriber to buy this event.


Sky customers can purchase TNT Sports Box Office on channel 490 via their remote control or via

Customers in the Republic of Ireland can purchase TNT Sports Box Office via Sky at – €29.99 or €34.99 (on the day)

Virgin Media TV customers in the UK: customers with a TiVo and/or V6 set-top-box should visit the On-Demand section and choose Live Events; customers with a Virgin TV 360 and/or Stream set-top-box should go to the Pay Per View rail EE TV customers can go to channel 494 and pay using their remote control. Viewers wanting to watch the fight should visit and follow instructions to subscribe and watch on the web or on the TNT Sports Box Office App, customers can choose to watch on the big screen using Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay. EE, Three, Vodafone and O2 customers watching online or via the TNT Sports Box Office App can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill.

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