UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Maia vs. Askren in Singapore

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UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Maia vs. Askren in Singapore

  • Main Card features Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren and Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
  • All fights live and exclusively on ESPN+
  • Prelims beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET; Pre- and Post Show on ESPN+
  • ESPN+ available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit www.espnplus.com/ufc













UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Maia vs. Askren in Singapore streams exclusively on ESPN+ this Saturday, October 26, at 5:30 a.m. ET from Singapore Indoor Stadium. The main event features a welterweight matchup between Brazilian Demian Maia (27-9-0) and American Ben Askren (19-1-0, 1 NC).  UFC Live returns to ESPN2 on Friday night, providing fans with exclusive takes on the biggest news, stars and stories tailored to UFC Fight Night Singapore. In addition, every single fight on the card will be available for individual fight-by-fight replay on ESPN+ immediately following the fights.

In the UFC’s fourth visit to Singapore, two of the best groundfighters in MMA history will face off as No. 10-ranked Demian Maia looks to become the first fighter to submit No. 11-ranked Ben Askren. Maia already holds the record of second-most wins in UFC history at 21, with victories against fighters including Jon Fitch, Chael Sonnen and Jorge Masvidal – who recently handed Askren his first career loss. Askren will be looking to bounce back by taking on the former UFC title challenger at both welterweight and middleweight to prove who is the best grappler in the welterweight division.


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UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Maia vs. Askren
Programming (All times ET)

Fri,  10/25 10:30 a.m. Pre-Show ESPN+
8 p.m. UFC Live: Fight Night Singapore ESPN2
Sat, 10/26 5:30 a.m. Prelims ESPN+, English and Spanish
8 a.m. Main Card ESPN+, English and Spanish
11 a.m. Post Show ESPN+ Live and Replay


Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)

8 AM Main Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren
Co-Main Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
Undercard Frank Camacho vs. Beneil Dariush
Undercard Ciryl Gane vs. Don’Tale Mayes
Undercard Muslim Salikhov vs. Laureano Staropoli
5:30 AM Feature Randa Markos vs. Ashley Yoder
Undercard Alex White vs. Rafael Fiziev
Undercard Enrique Barzola vs. Movsar Evloev
Undercard Sergei Pavlovich vs. Maurice Greene
Undercard Loma Lookboonmee vs. Alexandra Albu
Undercard Raphael Pessoa vs. Jeff Hughes

*All fights available for individual replay on ESPN+

How to Watch: Fans can sign-up for ESPN+ at any time via the ESPN App across mobile and connected-TV devices or via the web at ESPNPlus.com/ufc or ESPN.com.


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