UFC 254 is coming to talkSPORT 2 on Saturday, October 24, which includes the much anticipated lightweight world title clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.
Coverage will be hosted by Ade Oladipo alongside regular talkSPORT commentator Adam Catterall and Fight Disciples’ Nick Peet.
UFC features among a staggering 22 hours of live sport across the talkSPORT network on the weekend of 24/25 October. The live sport includes three Premier League matches: West Ham v Manchester City, Manchester United v Chelsea and Liverpool v Sheffield United, plus Watford v Bournemouth from the Championship too.
The Gallagher Premiership Rugby final between Exeter and Wasps will also be live on the network from 6pm on Saturday along with the PGA Tour golf.
The new fight rights follow talkSPORT’s coverage of UFC 251 in July and the sport’s huge popularity on talksport.com.
talkSPORT host Ade Oladipo said: “UFC 254 is going to be an unmissable event for fight fans and talkSPORT will be there to bring all the action to life from Yas Island, to our legion of loyal listeners.
“This bout will determine not just the best lightweight on the planet, but the best lightweight of all-time.”
Head of talkSPORT Lee Clayton said: “Fight sports are hugely popular with our listeners and growing further in popularity. Our dedicated team will bring this blockbuster event to life for our knowledgeable fight fans.”
talkSPORT‘s UFC coverage kicks-off at 8pm on October 24. To listen, fans should re-tune their DAB radios, download the talkSPORT app or tell their smart speaker to ‘play talkSPORT 2’.