Along with the finale of The Ultimate Fighter, UFC Vegas 59 on Aug. 6 will feature Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill. The fight card will take place inside the UFC’s APEX Center in Las Vegas.
Making his pro debut in 2010, Santos joined the UFC in 2013. He is 14-9 with the promotion. Facing Jon Jones in 2019 for the UFC light heavyweight title, Santos lost a close fight, even after tearing his left ACL, PCL, MCL and meniscus.
Since returning to action, Santos is 1-3 in his past four. He lost to Magomed Ankalaev in his last fight in March.
Hill turned pro in 2017. A Dana White’s Contender Series alum, Hill started with the UFC in 2019. He is on a two-fight win streak. Hill’s last fight was a knockout win against Johnny Walker in February, his second win in a row via knockout.
The Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to watch the fight on Saturday, including time, channel and fight card.
What time does UFC Vegas 59 start today?
- Date: Saturday, Aug. 6
- Start time: 7 p.m. ET
- Main card: 10 p.m. ET
- Main event: 12 a.m. ET (approximately)
UFC Vegas 59 takes place on Aug. 6. The prelims start at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the main card at 10 p.m. ET. Santos vs. Hill should enter the octagon around midnight ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch UFC Vegas 59: Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill
- TV channels/live stream: ESPN+, ESPN
The prelims and main card for UFC Vegas 54 will be available on the ESPN+ streaming service. You can also watch the main card on ESPN.
Santos vs. Hill price: How much does UFC Vegas 59 cost?
You can pay $6.99 for a monthly subscription to ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $69.99.
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$6.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$69.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$13.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$19.99/month|
*Going into effect Aug. 23, ESPN+’s monthly subscription will change from $6.99/mo to $9.99/mo. The annual ESPN+ subscription package will change from $69.99/yr to $99.99/yr.
There is no change to the standalone PPV, or to the Disney Bundle.
UFC Vegas 59: Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill fight card
- Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill; Light Heavyweights
- Vicente Luque vs. Geoff Neal; Welterweights
- Za Pauga vs. Mohammed Usman: The Ultimate Fighter 30 Heavyweight tournament final
- Brogan Walker-Sanchez vs. Juliana Miller: The Ultimate Fighter 30 Women’s Flyweight tournament final
- Augusto Sakai vs. Sergey Spivak; Heavyweights
- Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira; Flyweights
- Sam Alvey vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk; Middleweights
- Terrance McKinney vs. Erick Gonzalez; Lightweights
- Takashi Sato vs. Bryan Battle; Welterweights
- Jason Witt vs. Josh Quinlan; Welterweights
- Miranda Granger vs. Cory McKenna; Strawweights
- Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Stephanie Egger; Bantamweights