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UFC 198: Start time, TV schedule and what to read for Werdum vs. Miocic

UFC 198 takes place Saturday night inside Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, featuring Heavyweight champion -- and local mixed martial arts hometown hero -- Fabricio Werdum, who will attempt to defend his unified world title for the first time ever at the expense of Stipe Miocic in the pay-per-view main event. Werdum and Miocic were supposed to originally collide at UFC 196 back in February, but the Brazilian withdrew from the short-notice match because he was "not feeling 100 percent."

UFC 198's PPV main card, which will start promptly at 10 p.m. ET, will feature four other matches. In addition to the main event, top-ranked Middleweight contenders Ronaldo Souza (No. 2) and Vitor Belfort (No. 3) will battle for a potential future 185-pound title shot in the co-featured fight of the night. Of course, UFC 198 will also feature the Octagon debut of Cris Cyborg, who for years has been linked to fight former women's Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, but the fighters could never agree on a contracted weight. Cyborg will fight Leslie Smith in a 140-pound Catchweight match.

To check out the complete UFC 198: "Werdum vs. Miocic" fight card and lineup, click here.

As is always the case, UFC will also deliver a complete "Prelims" undercard that features seven bouts, four of which will air on Fox Sports 1, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The remaining trio is on its subscription-only online digital network, "Fight Pass," starting at 6:30 p.m.

Below are the numerous ways in which you can watch UFC 198: "Werdum vs. Miocic" Saturday night (all times ET):

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-- Fight Pass (Early "Prelims), starting at 6:30 p.m. (Exclusions: Brazil)
-- FOX Sports 1 (Late "Prelims" on FOX Sports 1), starting at 8 p.m. (Exclusions: United States, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Latin America, Barbados, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Caribbean and the Middle East.)
-- UFC.TV (PPV main card), starting at 10 p.m.
-- YouTube (PPV main card), starting at 10 p.m. (United States, Canada, Australia, Philippines, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Russia, Argentina and Mexico only.)


-- FOX Sports 1 ("Prelims"), starting at 8 p.m. (Channel Finder)
-- DirecTV and Dish (PPV main card), starting at 10 p.m.
-- On your television (PPV main card), starting at 10 p.m. (contact your local cable provider)


-- Android Market
-- App Store

Local Area:

-- Bar / Restaurant (Check your area here)

You can also watch UFC 198 through your television or set-top box, including Apple TV and Roku, as well as through a video game console such as PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

More UFC 198 coverage from SB Nation

SB Nation combat sites will also cover the entire event in our live UFC 198: "Werdum vs. Miocic" threads herehere and here. Updates will begin with the first fight at 6:30 p.m., and run right through the main event that will likely start sometime around midnight.

In the meantime, get up to speed on all things UFC 198, including previews, predictions, interviews, breakdowns, videos, analysis and so much more. Be sure to check out the most comprehensive collection of stories available anywhere for "Werdum vs. Miocic" right here.