The UFC was supposed to take place on the nineteenth of April 2020, but due to the conditions of the Corona virus, the expected fiery round in the ufc championship was postponed.
UFC , will now be held on May 10 and feature the likes of Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje and Henry Cejudo.
UFC, the biggest brand in the MMA world, makes a return following a coronavirus-enforced break this coming weekend with UFC 249.
Khabib Nurmagomedov was unable to travel from Russia, so the Khabib against Tony Ferguson match was canceled in the main event Iin lightweight championship.
The fight card will now be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main event will feature a fight between #1 ranked lightweight contender Ferguson and #4 ranked Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight championship.
UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-in Results:
- Alistair Overeem (253.5) vs. Walt Harris (264.5)
- Claudia Gadelha (115.5) vs. Angela Hill (115)
- Edson Barboza (145.5) vs. Dan Ige (146)
- Eryk Anders (186) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (185.5)
- Marlon Vera (145.5) vs. Yadong Song (145.5)
- Kevin Holland (182.5) vs. Anthony Hernandez (185.5)
- Matt Brown (171) vs. Miguel Baeza (170.5)
- Giga Chikadze (145.5) vs. Irwin Rivera (TBD)
- Cortney Casey (126) vs. Mara Romero Borella (125.5)
- Darren Elkins (146) vs. Nate Landwehr (146)
- Don’Tale Mayes (241) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira (255).
Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris
- Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020
- Location: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL
- Prelims: 6 pm ET on ESPN.
- Main Card: 9 pm ET on ESPN.
- Live: ESPN.
HOW TO WATCH
- Start time: Main Card got underway 2am BST
- TV channel/Live stream FREE: BT Sport 2/BT Sport app.
In the United States, the UFC Fight Pass prelims, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, will be simulcast on UFC Fight Pass, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPN and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET. The ESPN+ pay-per-view main card begins at 10 p.m. ET.
In the UK, the early prelims are on UFC Fight Pass, the prelims are on UFC Fight Pass and BT Sport, and the main card is available at 3 a.m. GMT (Sunday) on BT Sport.