UFC Melbourne: Event Schedule

The UFC returns to Melbourne this Sunday 27th November at the iconic Rod Laver Arena.

The fight card which boasts 13 bouts will be headlined by rising star Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson. Melbourne local Jake Matthews will take on Andrew Holbrook in the co-main event slot.

The schedule of events taking place during fight week are as follows:


  • Location – Rod Laver Arena
  • Doors open at 10am Saturday for 11am start
  • Q&A with Miesha Tate, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Ross Pearson at 11.45am

UFC Fight Night 101 Whittaker vs. Brunson:

  • Location – Rod Laver Arena
  • Doors open to the public at 9.30am Sunday
  • UFC Fight Pass Prelims – 10am
  • FOX prelims – 12pm
  • FOX Main Card – 2pm
  • Show concludes 5pm

Fight card:

  • Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson
  • Jake Matthews vs. Andrew Holbrook
  • Kyle Noke vs. Omari Akhmedov
  • Yusuke Kasuya vs. Alex Volkanovski
  • Dan Kelly vs. Chris Camozzi
  • Damien Brown vs. Jon Tuck
  • Richard Walsh vs. Joe Meunier
  • Ben Nguyen vs. Geane Herrera
  • Dan Hooker vs. Jason Knight
  • Yao Zhikui vs. Jenel Lausa
  • Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor
  • Tyson Pedro vs. Khalil Rountree
  • Marlon Vera vs. Ning Guangyou

* Bout order to be confirmed.

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