UFC 301 start time, TV schedule for Alexandre Pantoja vs. Steve Erceg, Jose Aldo vs. Jonathan Martinez

The UFC 301 start time and TV schedule for the Pantoja vs. Erceg event at the Farmasi Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday night is below.

The fight card is broken into three different parts and airs on multiple mediums. This post helps explain which fights are airing where and at which times.

The event kicks off with a five-fight early preliminary card at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN+, headlined by a lightweight bout between Mauricio Ruffy and Jamie Mullarkey.

Mauricio Ruffy vs. Jamie Mullarkey

Dione Barbosa vs. Ernesta Kareckaite

Ismael Bonfim vs. Vinc Pichel

Alessandro Costa vs. Kevin Borjas

The event then moves to a four-fight preliminary card at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN+, headlined by a featherweight bout between Jack Shore and Joanderson Brito.

Jack Shore vs. Joanderson Brito

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Iasmin Lucindo

Elves Brener vs. Myktybek Orolbai

Joaquim Silva vs. Drakkar Klose

The ESPN+ pay-per-view begins at 10 p.m. ET and is headlined by a flyweight title fight between UFC champion Alexandre Pantoja and Steve Erceg. Pantoja hunts for the second defense of his flyweight belt against up-and-coming talent Erceg, who has compiled a perfect 3-0 record over his 10 months in the UFC. The official UFC 301 main card can be seen below.

Alexandre Pantoja vs. Steve Erceg

Jonathan Martinez vs. Jose Aldo

Anthony Smith vs. Vitor Petrino

Michel Pereira vs. Ihor Potieria

Paul Craig vs. Caio Borralho