UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader TV schedule, broadcast times, and fight card

UFC on FOX 18 will take place on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and the card will be headlined by a key light heavyweight bout as former title challenger Anthony Johnson meets Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Ryan Bader.

The coverage of the fight card will begin Friday on FS2 as the weigh-ins will come from the Prudential Center and coverage will begin at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.

On Saturday, the fight card will begin with the online preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT with three fights and the final four preliminary bouts will be shown on FS1 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Following the conclusion of the televised preliminary card, the main card on FOX will start at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and calling the fights from Newark will be Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan.

The current UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (FOX – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m PT)
Anthony Johnson (20-5) vs. Ryan Bader (21-4)
Josh Barnett (34-7) vs. Ben Rothwell (35-9)
Iuri Alcantara (32-6, 1NC) vs. Jimmie Rivera (18-1)
Sage Northcutt (7-0) vs. Bryan Barberena (10-3)

Preliminary Card: (FS1 – 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT)
Tarec Saffiedine (15-4) vs. Jake Ellenberger (30-10)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (8-1) vs. Diego Ferreira (11-2)
Rafael Natal (20-6-1) vs. Kevin Casey (9-3, 2NC)
Dustin Ortiz (15-4) vs. Wilson Reis (19-6)
George Sullivan (17-4, 1NC) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (22-6-1)
Alex Caceres (10-8, 1NC) vs. Masio Fullen (10-5)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT)
Matt Dwyer (8-3) vs. Randy Brown (6-0)
Damon Jackson (9-2) vs. Levan Makashvili (10-2)
Tony Martin (9-3) vs. Felipe Olivieri (14-4)