UFC 288 will feature a main event showdown featuring Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo, check out all the details including fight date, start India time, venue, betting odds, PPV price, how to watch live, ticket prices, full fight card
Henry Cejudo is looking to become a three-division champion by ending Aljamain Sterling’s run as the current bantamweight king of the UFC.
UFC 288 Sterling vs Cejudo: Schedule, date, IST time, fight card, location, live stream telecast in India
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Aljamain Sterling joined the UFC back in 2014 and currently has a 14-3 with the promotion. He is the current UFC bantamweight title champion.
The Funk Master last fought against an injured T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 in October, securing a TKO win.
Meanwhile, Cejudo is a 2008 Olympic gold medalist who won the UFC bantamweight title, to earn the “champ-champ” status. Following his win over Dominick Cruz in May 2020, Cejudo took a short retirement from the MMA to focus on his family.
UFC 288: Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo date and time
UFC 288: Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo will te place on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 based on the different time zones.
Given below are the different start times:
What time does UFC 288 early preliminary and preliminary card start?
The early preliminary card starts at 6 PM ET / 3 PM PT / 10 PM GMT (Saturday, May 6) | 3:30 AM IST (Sunday, May 7), while the preliminary card starts at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT (Saturday, May 6) | 12 AM GMT / 5:30 AM IST (Sunday, May 7).
What time does UFC 288: Sterling vs. Cejudo main card start?
The main card of UFC 288: Sterling vs Cejudo, featuring the Bantamweight World Championship bout between Aljamain Sterling and Henry Cejudo, starts at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT (Saturday, May 6) | 2 AM GMT / 7:30 AM IST (Sunday, May 7).
Where and how to watch UFC 288: Sterling vs. Cejudo in India?
Watch the LIVE coverage of UFC 288: Sterling vs. Cejudo main card on Sony Sports Ten 2 (English), Sony Sports Ten 3 (Hindi) & Sony Sports Ten 4 (Tamil & Telugu) channels from 7:30 AM IST on 7th May. Fans in India, can also live stream the main card on Sony LIV.
|FIGHT PASS Prelims||6 p.m.||11 p.m.||8 a.m.|
|Prelims||8 p.m.||1 a.m.||10 a.m|
|Main card||10 p.m.||3 a.m.||12 p.m.|
|Main event||12:15 a.m.||5:15 a.m.||2:15 p.m. (approx.)|
UFC 288 venue
UFC 288 is in the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Home to the New Jersey Devils, the arena can hold up to 19,500+ people.
Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo how to watch live
|Country||Date||Channel + Live Stream (main card)|
|USA||Saturday May 6||ESPN+, ESPN PPV|
|Canada||Saturday May 6||BELL, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass|
|UK||Sunday May 7||BT Sport|
|Australia||Sunday May 7||Main Event, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV, UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass|
UFC 288 Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo PPV price
Given below are the different PPV prices as well as subscription prices for UFC 288 across different streaming platforms:
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$9.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$99.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$12.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$19.99/month|
|UFC PPV Standalone||$79.99 each|
|UFC PPV Package (UFC PPV & ESPN+ Annual)||$124.98, then $99.99/year|
|UFC PPV & The Disney Bundle||$79.99, then $12.99/month|
Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo ticket prices
Ticket Smarter are selling the tickets for the upcoming fight starting at $278. The rest fo teh tickets are available in the following price ranges – $300, $400, $500, $600, $700, $800, $900, $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, $4,000, $5,000, and $6,208.
Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo betting odds
According to Bet MGM, Henry Cejudo is the favorite with -115, while Aljamain Sterling is the -105 underdog.
Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo record and bio
|Aljamain Sterling||Henry Cejudo|
|July 31, 1989||DOB||February 9, 1987|
|71 inches||Reach||64 inches|
|22-3 (three KOs, eight wins via submission)||Record||16-2 with eight wins via knockout|
UFC 288 full fight card
|Aljamain Sterling (c) vs. Henry Cejudo||UFC bantamweight title|
|Belal Muhammad vs. Gilbert Burns||Welterweights|
|Jessica Andrade vs. Yan Xiaonan||Strawweights|
|Bryce Mitchell vs. Movsar Evloev||Featherweights|
|Kron Gracie vs. Charles Jourdain||Featherweights|
|Drew Dober vs. Matt Frevola||Lightweights|
|Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Devin Clark||Light Heavyweights|
|Khaos Williams vs. Rolando Bedoya||Welterweights|
|Marina Rodriguez vs. Virna Jandiroba||Strawweights|
FIGHT PASS Prelims
|Braxton Smith vs. Parker Porter||Heavyweights|
|Phil Hawes vs. Ikram Aliskerov||Middleweights|
|Rafael Estevam vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov||Flyweights|
|Joseph Holmes vs. Claudio Ribiero||Middleweights|
|Daniel Santos vs. Johnny Munoz Jr.||Bantamweights|