How can you watch Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamaine Ortiz and what time is the main boxing card set to start from New York?

There are some boxers who are just a joy to watch showcase their skills and Vasyl Lomachenko certainly falls under that category.

The Ukrainian superstar is set to make his first appearance of 2022 this weekend when he faces Jamaine Ortiz, having returned from his shock defeat to Teofimo Lopes with two back-to-back wins over Richard Commey and Masayoshi Nakatani in 2021.

So, how can you watch Lomachenko vs Ortiz, and what time is the boxing main card set to start streaming around the world?

How to watch Lomachenko vs Ortiz

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jamaine Ortiz takes place on Saturday, October 29 at the Hulu Theatre in Madison Square Garden, New York.

In the United States, the fight will be broadcast exclusively on ESPN+.

A subscription to the streaming platform will cost new customers $9.99 a month or $99.99 annually.

In the UK, Lomachenko vs Ortiz will be available to watch via Sky Sports Main Event.

If you are not already a Sky Sports customer, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for just £9.99.

“I’m excited about this fight. Vasyl Lomachenko is a great fighter, but I’m here to win. Once I win this fight, I’m targeting a world title opportunity. This is a dream come true. I still got a lot of work to do. I’m just growing and going at the pace I’m going. I gotta learn quick, and I gotta pick things up a little bit. I’m not afraid of challenges, and I’m here to prove that I’m the best to myself, not anyone else.” – Jamaine Ortiz, via TalkSport.

Lomachenko vs Ortiz: Main card start time explained

The main card, headlined by Lomachenko and Ortiz, will start its broadcast at the following international times, per DAZN:

  • Pacific Time – 5 PM
  • Eastern Time – 8 PM
  • British Time – 1 AM
  • European Time – 2 AM
  • Ukraine Time – 2 AM
  • India Time – 4.30 AM
  • Philippine Time – 7 AM
  • Australia Central Daylight Time – 9.30 AM

UK fans watching via Sky Sports Main Event should note that the broadcast is currently scheduled to start 30 minutes later than the ESPN+ coverage at 1:30 AM.

Per Bad Left Hook and Bloody Elbow, the main event between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jamaine Ortiz is expected to start at the following times; adjusted for daylight savings.

  • Pacific Time – 7 PM
  • Eastern Time – 10 PM
  • British Time – 3 AM GMT
  • European Time – 4 AM
  • Ukraine Time – 5 AM
  • India Time – 6.30 AM
  • Philippine Time – 9 AM
  • Australia Central Daylight Time – 11.30 AM

The described times for the main event are dependent on the length of undercard fights, so who else features as part of the Loma vs Ortiz event?

“I think a lot of the younger fighters look at Loma and they want to fight him now when they never did before because they know he has the big name, they see him as an older fighter and they think that maybe he’s stepping down or regressing a bit. You didn’t hear that talk two years ago.” – Top Rank VP Carl Moretti, via TalkSport.

Who else fights on the Loma vs Ortiz main card?

Per DAZN, the full fight card including undercard bouts is set to feature:

  • Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Jamaine Ortiz (Lightweight)
  • Duke Regan vs. Luis Lebron (Featherweight)
  • Troy Isley vs. Quincy LaVallais (Super Welterweight)
  • Richard Torrez Jr vs. Ahmed Hefny (Heavyweight)
  • Abdullah Mason vs. Angel Barrera (Lightweight)
  • Nico Ali Walsh vs. Billy Wagner (Middleweight)
  • Robeisy Ramirez vs. Jose Matias Romero (Featherweight)
  • Haven Brady Jr. vs. Eric Mondragon (Super Featherweight)
  • Delante Johnson vs. Esteban Garcia (Welterweight)
  • Jorge Chavez vs. Adrian Leyva (Featherweight)

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