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Here's all the info you need to watch Ireland's Joseph Duffy in UFC action tonight

Two UFC title bouts headline a very exciting line-up.

_D8A1783 (1) Joseph Duffy is set to make his long-awaited UFC debut. Source: Dolly Clew

ANOTHER IRISHMAN WILL enter the UFC tonight at the American Airlines Centre in Dallas, Texas.

Joseph Duffy, a 27-year-old native of Donegal, takes on Jake Lindsey in a lightweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC 185.

Duffy will be aiming to become the eighth Irish fighter to taste success in the UFC, with the fight likely to start at approximately 11pm Irish time.

The only place to watch Duffy vs. Lindsey live is on, the UFC’s online broadcast platform.

For Fight Pass, a monthly subscription will cost you €7.99 per month, but you can opt to start a free seven-day trial to give you access for tonight.

If you don’t wish to continue that subscription, you can cancel at any time. Click here to get UFC Fight Pass.


Duffy’s UFC debut isn’t the only reason you should tune in for tonight’s event either, because the promotion has put together an excellent card for their return to Dallas.

Brilliant and dynamic lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will defend his title against Rafael dos Anjos in the main event; an intriguing challenge for Pettis but one he should come through without relinquishing his belt.

There’ll also be an interesting clash of styles in the night’s co-headliner, as accomplished wrestler and inaugural women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza takes on a six-time Muay Thai world champion in Poland’s Joanna Jędrzejczyk, who’s aiming to become the first European UFC title-holder of the modern era.

On top of that, you’ve also got Johny Hendricks versus Matt Brown, Roy Nelson versus Alistair Overeem and plenty more besides to justify your decision to stay awake through the night and be a dysfunctional member of society on Sunday.

Starting at midnight on BT Sport 1 for viewers in Ireland, following the Fight Pass prelims which begin at 10.30pm, here’s the UFC 185 line-up in full…

Main Card (BT Sport 1, 2am)

Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk
Johny Hendricks vs. Matt Brown
Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem
Chris Cariaso vs. Henry Cejudo

Televised Prelims (BT Sport 1, 12am)

Ross Pearson vs. Sam Stout
Elias Theodorou vs. Roger Narvaez
Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush
Jared Rosholt vs. Josh Copeland

Fight Pass Prelims (, 10.30pm)

Sergio Pettis vs. Ryan Benoit
Jake Lindsey vs. Joseph Duffy
Larissa Pacheco vs. Germaine de Randamie

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