UFC Fight Night 127 takes place today at The O2 in London, and as usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-event news conference here on MMAjunkie at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT).
It all goes down later today (Sat., Mar. 17, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 127 live on Fight Pass from inside The O2 Arena in London, England, as former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum puts his two-fight win streak on the line against former Bellator MMA heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov.
In addition to the heavyweight main event, light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa will try to utilize his sensational knockout power against Polish veteran Jan Blachowicz. Top prospects Tom Duquesnoy, Hakeem Dawodu, and Leon Edwards are also expected to take to the Octagon.
Check out below to find out when and where to watch UFC Fight Night 127 in its totality.
UFC Fight Night 127 (inter)national programming options:
Fight Pass ‘Prelims’ start time – 1:45 a.m. ET
Fight Pass Main Card start time – 5:00 a.m. ET
US, Brazil, Australia, Sweden, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Middle East, Pakistan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Barbados, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Caribbean, Tunisia, Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Morocco, and India
Expected to take part in the press conference are heavyweight headliners Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov, as well as other winners from the card.
For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 127, check out the UFC Events section of the site.
UFC Fight Night 127 goes down live tonight (Sat. March 17, 2018) from the O2 Arena in London, England. The entire event will stream exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. In the main event of the evening former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum takes on Alexander Volkov. The co-featured bout of the evening will see Jimi Manuwa take on Jan Blachowicz inside the Octagon. You can check out our live results coverage here below:
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on UFC Fight Pass this Saturday (March 17, 2018) with the UFC Fight Night 127 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which features a heavyweight main event between Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov, who battle for a spot in the 265-pound title chase.
In the UFC Fight Night 127 co-main event, held inside O2 Arena in London, England, top light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa collides with Polish power puncher Jan Blachowicz in a 205-pound rematch of their April 2015 affair.
All that and so much more.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 127 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET, followed by the main card start time of 5 p.m. ET, also on Fight Pass.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps and post-fight analysis following “Werdum vs. Volkov.”
Round 1: Johnson orthodox, Ray southpaw. Low kick from Ray. Teep by Johnson. One minute in. Ray lands a leg kick after Johnson switches to southpaw. Spinning back kick from Ray lands to the chest. Two minutes in. Leg kick from Johnson, head kick attempt blocked. Ray wheel kick misses. More circling from Johnson as Ray looks to pursue. Two minutes to go.
Glancing low kick from Ray, head kick attempt from Johnson. Johnson leg kick. Ray looks to spin. One minute to go. Another spin attempt from Ray. This is terrible. I know we’re not supposed to do this, but 10-10.
Round 2: Teep from Johnson, who avoids yet another wheel kick. Leg kick from Ray. Now Johnson stings Ray with a straight right, looks to open up on the fence, and takes Ray down, only to wind up in an arm-in guillotine. Ray uses it to sweep up into the front headlock, but Johnson slips out and looks for the back. Hard knees from Johnson, then a takedown into butterfly guard two minutes in. Ray works his way to all fours, eats another knee to the body. Johnson still driving in, absorbs a few Browne elbows and gets forced down. Two minutes to go.
Johnson uses a butterfly hook to sweep his way up, after which they separate. Ray starting to throw some heavy leather, but not landing. Low kick connects. One minute to go. Ray lunges in with a left hand and winds up in top position. Johnson with butterfly hooks. Johnson gets to his feet, looks for a throw, denies one from Ray, dives for a leg at the bell. 10-9 Johnson.
Round 3: Low leg kick from Johnson, then a sharp counter left. Ray still not fully committing, but does land a right against the fence a minute in. 3-2 from Ray. Straight left, counter right hook when Johnson tries to fire back. Straight left dings Johnson and the Canadian hits a takedown. Ray pops up, fails a throw from the whizzer, and looks for a rolling kneebar. Two minutes in. Johnson extracts his legs and secures to guard. Ray with butterfly guard. Two minutes to go.
Johnson looks to dive in with a left, does not connect. Ray just holding on until he gets the standup he wants with ninety seconds to work. Johnson leg kick, Ray straight left. Superman punch connects for Ray. One minute to go. Jab, then a nice double-leg from Ray on the fence. Good left hand. He pins one of Johnson’s hand behind his back and slams home lefts until the bell. 10-9 Ray.