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UFC 251 LIVE TONIGHT: Usman vs Masvidal start time, round-by-round updates and full commentary of first Fight Island event

UFC 251 LIVE TONIGHT: Usman vs Masvidal start time, round-by-round updates and full commentary of first Fight Island event

Sports
Fight Island is upon us and we’re on hand to bring you every minute of it. The action will be live on talkSPORT 2 on Sunday morning from 1am (UK time), while talkSPORT.com will be where you can see every KO and reaction. When does UFC 251 take place? UFC 251’s early prelims get under way from 11.30pm on Saturday night in the UK The prelims then start at 1am UK time The main card will begin at 3am UK time The main event of Usman vs Masvidal is expected to start at 5am UK time Where can I watch? In the UK, BT Sport 1 will be showing UFC 251 – it is NOT a pay-per-view in the UK The main card and prelims will be shown on the channel with their coverage starting at 1am In the US, the event will be broadcast on pay-per-view on ESPN+. Additionally, listen LIVE to all of the action on talkSPOR
UFC ‘Fight Island’ latest: Where is it, when will it be open and who will fight there?

UFC ‘Fight Island’ latest: Where is it, when will it be open and who will fight there?

Sports
Dana White insists the UFC ‘Fight Island’ is in the process of being built and will be able to host events in a month. The highly-anticipated lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson was scheduled for the main event of UFC 249 this Saturday. Getty Images - Getty The UFC ‘Fight Island’ is likely to be a tropical paradise where fighters can live and train But after Khabib returned to his native Russia, Justin Gaethje was drafted in for an interim title fight and White was adamant it would take place on a private island. Although the UFC president was forced to relent in his quest to host live sport after pressure from Disney and ESPN executives, the 50-year-old is still adamant ‘Fight Island’ remains a l
Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Entertainment
Love Island paid tribute to Caroline Flack as its first winter series drew to a close on Sunday night.The former host of the show was found dead in her London flat last weekend."The past week has been extremely difficult, coming to terms with the loss of our friend and colleague, Caroline," presenter Laura Whitmore told viewers of the ITV2 programme."Caroline loved Love Island. She loved love, and that's why tonight's final is dedicated to her."She added: "We're thinking of her family and everyone who knew her at this time."The programme then showed a montage of some of Flack's memorable moments from the series in recent years. The current islanders were told about Flack's death off-camera on Saturday, an ITV spokesman confirmed....
BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

Technology
QUEEN BESS ISLAND, La. -- A Louisiana island that provides a crucial nesting ground for pelicans and other seabirds is being restored to nearly its former size after decades of coastal erosion and a devastating offshore oil spill 10 years ago. Gov. John Bel Edwards visited the island Monday, unveiling a sign dedicating it as a wildlife refuge. “The walk we just made wouldn't have been possible a few weeks ago,” the governor said after crossing an expanse of sand bearing tread marks from heavy equipment used to create and grade new land. He spoke at a podium set up before waist-high mangroves, which contractors left untouched for pelicans to nest on. About 6,500 brown pelicans and 3,000 smaller seabirds cram their nests every summer onto Queen Bess Island, which shrank from 45 acres (18 h