How to watch UFC Vegas 80: Date, time, channel, odds, card for Grant Dawson vs Bobby Green

The UFC lightweight division continues to shine bright, with several contenders waiting to prove they deserve a title fight. A veteran of the game, Bobby Green, looks to get back on the right track against a surging Grant Dawson at UFC Vegas 80. The bout takes place at UFC’s APEX Center and will air on ESPN+ on October 7. 

Dawson turned pro in 2014. He competed in the first Dana White’s Contender Series in 2017, impressing against Adrian Diaz. “KGD” has gone 8-0-1 since but has missed weight twice. After fighting Ricky Glenn to a draw, Dawson won three in a row, including a win in his last fight against Damir Ismagulov in July. 

Green turned pro in 2008 and has competed for Affliction, King of the Cage, and Strikeforce. The former KOTC lightweight and junior welterweight champion joined the UFC in 2013. “King” has faced some of the toughest fighters in the division and is 2-2 with one no-contest in his last five. In July, he won his first fight since 2022 when he beat Tony Ferguson. 

Dawson is 10th in the UFC’s lightweight rankings, while Green is outside the top 15. While unusual, Dawson doesn’t seem to mind and is just ready to fight.

WATCH: UFC Vegas 80: Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green on ESPN+

“Matchups don’t make any sense to me anyway,” Dawson said to MMA Junkie. “I’m not a really big, ‘anything outside the champion is just a suggestion.’ The rankings change every single day. If he beats me on Saturday night, then the matchup wasn’t that weird.

“I’m taking Bobby Green very seriously. I know how good he is, and I’m going to be honest with you, I think a win over Bobby Green does more for my career than a couple of wins over some other guys in the top 15. I just think he’s got that much star power, he’s that big of a veteran, and I’m expecting the best Bobby Green on Saturday night.”

Here’s all you need to know about the event, from time, channel, odds, card, and more. 

When is UFC Vegas 80: Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green?

UFC Vegas 80 begins at 4 p.m. ET on October 7. Here’s how that translates to different timezones globally: 

Region Date Prelims Start Time Main Card Start Time Main Event Start Time (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Saturday, October 7 4 p.m. ET 7 p.m ET 10 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Saturday, October 7 1 p.m. PT 4 p.m. PT 7 p.m. PT
UK and Ireland Saturday, October 7 9 p.m. BST 12 a.m. BST 3 a.m. BST
Australia Sunday, October 8 6 a.m. AEST 9 a.m. AEST 12 p.m. AEST

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How to watch UFC Vegas 80: Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green

Country Date Channel + Live Stream (main card)
United States Saturday, October 7 ESPN+, ESPN
Canada Saturday, October 7 BELL, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel,  Videotron, Telus, Eastlink
United Kingdom Saturday, October 7 TNT Sports
Australia Sunday, October 8 Main Event on Kayo

The prelims and main card for UFC Vegas 80 will be available on ESPN and the ESPN+ streaming service.

UFC Vegas 80 price: How much does Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green cost? 

You can pay $10.99 for a monthly subscription to ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $109.99.

WATCH: UFC Vegas 80: Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green on ESPN+

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Where is UFC Vegas 80

UFC Vegas 80 takes place at the UFC’s APEX Center in Las Vegas. 

Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green betting odds for UFC Vegas 80

Per Bet MGM, Grant Dawson is the -450 favorite, while Bobby Green is the +333 underdog.

Grant Dawson record, bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: February 20, 1994
  • Height: 5-10
  • Reach: 72 inches
  • Total fights: 22
  • Record: 20-1-1 with four wins via knockout, 13 via submission

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Bobby Green record, bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: September 9, 1986
  • Height: 5-10
  • Reach: 71 inches
  • Total fights: 55
  • Record: 39-14-1 (1 NC) with 10 wins via knockout, 11 via submission

UFC Vegas 80 fight card

Main Card

  • Grant Dawson vs. Bobby Green; Lightweights
  • Joe Pyfer vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan; Middleweights
  • Alex Morono vs. Joaquin Buckley; Welterweights
  • Drew Dober vs. Ricky Glenn; Lightweights
  • Alexander Hernandez vs. Bill Algeo; Featherweights

Prelims

  • Philipe Lins vs. Ion Cuțelaba; Light Heavyweights
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Diana Belbita; Strawweights
  • Aori Qileng vs. Johnny Munoz Jr.; Bantamweights
  • Kanako Murata vs. Vanessa Demopoulos; Strawweights
  • Nate Maness vs. Mateus Mendonça; Flyweights
  • Montana De La Rosa vs. JJ Aldrich; Flyweights

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