- Main Card features Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje and Glover Teixeira vs. Nikita Krylov
- All fights live and exclusively on ESPN+ at 5 p.m. ET; Pre- and Post Show on ESPN+
- All-new 30-minute show, UFC LIVE, to Debut in Vancouver this Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2
- ESPN+ available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit www.espnplus.com/ufc
UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Cowboy vs. Gaethje in Vancouver streams exclusively on ESPN+ this Saturday, September 14, at 5 p.m. ET from Rogers Arena. The main event features two of the most entertaining UFC fighters as No. 4-ranked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-12-0, 1 NC) and No. 5-ranked Justin Gaethje (20-2-0) square off in a five-round lightweight bout.
Cowboy will attempt to add to his record of the most wins in UFC history, while Gaethje looks to continue his climb in the rankings for a potential title shot in the near future after two straight victories over James Vick and Edson Barboza. As two of the most exciting fighters of this era, both aim to continue earning fight night bonuses, with Gaethje having earned six post-fight bonus awards in five UFC appearances and Cerrone chasing his seventh Fight of the Night bonus in Vancouver.
In the co-main event, No. 9 Glover Teixeira (29-7-0) takes on No. 13 Nikita Krylov (26-6-0) in a light heavyweight matchup. Both fighters hope to solidify their place in the division and get into the championship mix, with the Brazilian veteran Teixeira attempting to earn his third straight win this year and Krylov trying to pick up the biggest win of his career.
The all-new UFC LIVE debuts Friday, September 13, at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 from Vancouver. The 30-minute show will present fans with exclusive takes on the biggest news, stars and stories tailored to each UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV throughout the UFC season.
UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Cowboy vs. Gaethje Original Content
- UFC Destined: Cowboy vs. Gaethje (Part 1) An all-access look at how UFC’s top fighters prepare for their UFC super fights. Exclusively available on ESPN+.
- Richard Mann analyzes the dominant striking and defense-optional styles of Cowboy and Gaethje
- Marc Raimondi speaks with several coaches ahead of Cerrone-Gaethje about their approach to training fighters who like to simply throw down
- MMA Fightcenter: live statistics and fighter profile cards
- UFC on ESPN full schedule
UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Cowboy vs. Gaethje
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 9/13||10:30 a.m.||Pre-Show||ESPN+|
|5:30 p.m.||UFC Live: Fight Night Vancouver||ESPN2, Live and Replay|
|Sat., 9/14||5 p.m.||Prelims||ESPN+, English and Spanish|
|8 p.m.||Main Card||ESPN+, Live and Replay, English and Spanish|
|11 p.m.||Post Show||ESPN+ Live and Replay|
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|8:00 PM||Main||Cowboy Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje|
|Co-Main||Glover Teixeira vs. Nikita Krylov|
|Undercard||Todd Duffee vs. Jeff Hughes|
|Undercard||Michel Pereira vs. Tristan Connelly|
|Undercard||Uriah Hall vs. Antonio Carlos Junior|
|Undercard||Misha Cirkunov vs. Jimmy Crute|
|5:00 PM||Feature||Marcin Tybura vs. Augusto Sakai|
|Undercard||Cole Smith vs. Miles Johns|
|Undercard||Brad Katona vs. Hunter Azure|
|Undercard||Chas Skelly vs. Jordan Griffin|
|Undercard||Louis Smolka vs. Ryan MacDonald|
|Undercard||Kyle Prepolec vs. Austin Hubbard|
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