UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler in Newark


UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler in Newark

Main Card, live at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, features a main event welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler

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UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler in Newark   

  • Main Cardlive at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, features a main event welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler 
  • Prelims air at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN App (in Spanish) 
  • Pre- and Post Show on ESPN+, available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit www.espnplus.com/ufc

UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler from Newark’s Prudential Center airs live on ESPN this Saturday, August 3.  The Main Card starts at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and is headlined by welterweight bout between Colby Covington (14-1-0and Robbie Lawler (28-13-0, 1 NC). In the co-main eventJim Miller (30-13-0, 1 NCtakes on Clay Guida (35-15-0in a lightweight bout. Prelims air on ESPN and the ESPN App (in Spanish) at 12 p.m. ET.  

The UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler Pre- and Post Show will stream live on ESPN+, available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit www.espnplus.com/ufc 

The winner of the Covington vs. Lawler main event will play a pivotal role in setting up the rest of the year and beyond for UFC’s 170-pound division.   


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UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler 

Programming (All times ET) 

Fri., 8/2  4 p.m.  Pre-Show  ESPN+ (Live and Replay) 
Sat., 8/3  12 p.m.  Prelims  ESPN, ESPN App (in Spanish) 
3 p.m.  Main Card  ESPN, ESPN Deportes 
6 p.m.  Post Show  ESPN+ (Live and Replay) 

Main Card and Prelims (All times ET): 

Time  Event  Bouts  Platform 
3 PM  Main  Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler  ESPN, ESPN Deportes 
Co-Main  Jim Miller vs. Clay Guida 
Undercard  Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast 
Undercard  Trevin Giles vs. Gerald Meerschaert 
Undercard  Scott Holtzman vs. Dong Hyun Ma 
Undercard  Darko Stosic vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu 
12 PM  Feature  Mickey Gall vs. Salim Touahri  ESPN, ESPN App (in Spanish) 
Undercard  Antonina Shevchenko vs. Lucie Pudilova 
Undercard  Jordan Espinosa vs. Matt Schnell 
Undercard  Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella 
Undercard  Claudio Silva vs. Cole Williams 
Undercard  Miranda Granger vs. Hannah Goldy 

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