UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Volkov: Start time, watch live and free in Australia

Posted: 7 February 2021 7:45 am
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Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov are set to square off in a fascinating UFC heavyweight fight with major implications.

SUMMARY: Overeem vs Volkov is on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass. Unless you're already a Foxtel or Fight Pass customer, your best option is to watch live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial. This gets you access to all its unique features and 50 additional live sports.

Like a fine wine, Alistair Overeem is only getting better with age. At 40 years old, the 120kg "Demolition Man" is in frightening form, having won 4 of his last 5 fights.

Ranked number five, Overeem faces the sixth-ranked Alexander Volkov, who is 2-2 in his last four bouts. There is plenty on the line as the winner of this match-up will have real claims to a title fight.

On a deep card, the co-main event pits second-ranked bantamweight Cory Sandhagen against number four contender Frankie Edgar in another mouth-watering prospect.

When is UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Volkov?

This is a deep card so prepare to settle in for a wide range of fights. The preliminary card at UFC Apex in Las Vegas starts at 9am AEDT on Sunday 7 February. The main card then gets underway from 12pm AEDT, Overeem and Volkov likely won't fight until around 3pm.

How to watch UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Volkov

UFC Fight Nights in Australia are broadcast on ESPN. The preliminary card and the main card are both on the broadcaster. That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, Kayo Sports and Fetch TV are all options, along with UFC Fight Pass. For more information, we have a full UFC viewing guide.

Live stream UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Volkov on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

Stream Overeem vs Volkov on Kayo Sports

If you are yet to test Kayo Sports out, it has a 14-day free trial for new users. That means you can watch Overeem vs Volkov and so much more for no cost.

After that, Kayo starts from $25 a month for the Basic subscription, which gives you access to two screens or devices at once. A Premium subscription gives you a third device for $10 more.

All up Kayo offers more than 50 sports and has a range of special features you won't find elsewhere. SplitView lets you watch four events on the same screen. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and Kayo Minis are also options.

Kayo is compatible with most devices, including Android and iOS devices, PC, Mac, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Android TV, Chromecast and Samsung TV (2017 or later). All the details are in our Kayo Sports review.

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

Watch Overeem vs Volkov via Foxtel Now

Foxtel Now is the pay TV operator's digital streaming service and has ESPN access. You need to subscribe to the Essentials pack and the Sport pack, a total of $54 a month. Foxtel Now also has a 10-day free trial for first-time customers.

10-day free trial of Foxtel Now

No installation and no lock-in contract. New customers only. Sign up now.

Stream Sandhagen vs Edgar with UFC Fight Pass

Another option is through the UFC's own streaming service, UFC Fight Pass. It has a $10.99 monthly subscription or pay $104.99 for an annual pass and you are all set.

Fight Pass is compatible with smartphones and laptops, Xbox One and Xbox 360, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung and LG smart TVs. You can see more info on UFC Fight Pass here.

UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Volkov card

Main card

  • Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs Alexander Volkov
  • Bantamweight: Cory Sandhagen vs Frankie Edgar
  • Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs Clay Guida
  • Flyweight: Alexandre Pantoja vs Manel Kape
  • Featherweight: Cody Stamann vs Askar Askar
  • Lightweight: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Beneil Dariush

Preliminary card

  • Light Heavyweight: Mike Rodríguez vs Danilo Marques
  • Catchweight: Devonte Smith vs Justin Jaynes
  • Women's bantamweight: Karol Rosa vs Joselyne Edwards
  • Women's Flyweight: Molly McCann vs Lara Procópio
  • Featherweight: Seung Woo Choi vs Youssef Zalal
  • Featherweight: Martin Day vs Timur Valiev
  • Featherweight: Ode Osbourne vs Jerome Rivera

*card subject to change.

Who will win UFC Overeem vs Volkov?

The bookmakers are leaning towards Volkov but we like Overeem's chances of prevailing here. MMA Junkie revealed the veteran is the most accurate striker in UFC history and we think he can do it for the greybeards. We'll opt for Overeem to win via knock out

Keen to know about more upcoming UFC fights? Check out our full UFC schedule here. If you're still not sure who to stream with, we've got a Foxtel vs Kayo comparison so you can decide which one suits you best.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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