UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar – start time and how to watch live in Australia

Posted: 16 January 2021 7:45 pm

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is looking to remind the world of his talents against fellow American Calvin Kattar.

SUMMARY: Holloway vs Kattar is live and exclusive to ESPN and UFC Fight Pass. Unless you're already an existing Foxtel 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.

Featherweight star Max Holloway hopes to use this fight against Calvin Kattar as the springboard for a blockbuster rematch against Conor McGregor. Holloway lost to McGregor eight years ago and would love another crack.

"People consider him one of the best in the sport today," Holloway said. "And I can't wait. As a competitor, I would love to. That's one of the fights that intrigues me. But first things first – we got Kattar and then we figure it out after this."

When is UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar?

This fight night is being held on "Fight Island" at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The preliminary card starts at 4am AEDT on Sunday 17 January. The main card is set to get underway at 7am AEDT.

How to watch Holloway vs Kattar

The home of UFC Fight Nights in Australia is ESPN. The preliminary card and the main card can all be found on the broadcaster. That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, Kayo Sports, UFC Fight Pass and Fetch TV are all options. For more information, we have a full UFC viewing guide.

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Stream Holloway vs Kattar on Kayo Sports

Kayo has a 14-day free trial available for new users. So you can watch this top-shelf match-up and 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.

Boasting more than 50 sports, Kayo also has a range of special features you won't find anywhere else. 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 Android and iOS devices, PC, Mac, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Android TV, Chromecast and Samsung TV (2017 or later). It's all in our Kayo Sports review.

Watch Holloway vs Kattar via Foxtel Now

Foxtel Now is the pay TV operator's digital streaming service. To access Foxtel Now, 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.

Stream Holloway vs Kattar with UFC Fight Pass

You can sign up to UFC Fight Pass for either $10.99 a month or $104.99 for an annual pass, you will have access to Holloway vs Kattar.

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: Holloway vs Kattar card

Main card

  • Featherweight: Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar
  • Welterweight: Carlos Condit vs Matt Brown
  • Welterweight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Li Jingliang
  • Middleweight: Joaquin Buckley vs Alessio Di Chirico
  • Middleweight: Punahele Soriano vs Dusko Todorovic

Preliminary card

  • Middleweight: Phil Hawes vs Nassourdine Imavov
  • Women's Bantamweight: Wu Yanan vs Joselyne Edwards
  • Heavyweight: Carlos Felipe vs Justin Tafa
  • Welterweight: David Zawada vs Ramazan Emeev
  • Women's Bantamweight: Sarah Moras vs Vanessa Melo
  • Featherweight: Jacob Kilburn vs Austin Lingo

Who will win UFC Holloway vs Kattar?

Holloway, 29, boasts a 21-6 win-loss MMA record and is 17-6 in UFC bouts. This is his first fight since losing a controversial split decision against Australian Alexander Volkanovski in July last year.

Compatriot Kattar, 32, meanwhile, is 22-4. Kattar has the reach advantage but Holloway has more experience on the big stage. He knows all the tricks and we think he will win via decision here.

McGregor vs Poirier UFC 257 will be available via Main Event on Kayo Sports as the first ever PPV MMA event next weekend. 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.

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