- Main Event features heavyweight clash between No. 4 Derrick Lewis and No. 10 Aleksei Oleinik
- All bouts exclusively on ESPN+
- Main Card begins at 9 p.m. ET with Prelims at 6 p.m. ET
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+: LEWIS vs. OLEINIK is set for this Saturday, August 8 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main event features a heavyweight bout between the division’s No. 4-ranked contender Derrick Lewis (23-7 1 NC) and No. 10-ranked Aleksei Oleinik (59-13-1). All fights will be carried exclusively on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The main card begins at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, with the prelims kicking off at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.
Lewis, a perennial fan favorite and former heavyweight title contender, enters the Octagon on a two-fight win streak and will look to keep his momentum going when he faces one of UFC’s top submission specialists. Oleinik, a UFC veteran, will seek his 60th career win. His record includes 46 career wins by submission. The co-main event will feature a middleweight clash between former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (14-5) and Omari Akhmedov (20-4-1).
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UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Lewis vs Oleinik
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 8/7||12 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Lewis vs Oleinik||ESPN+|
|5:30 p.m.||UFC Live: Lewis vs Oleinik||ESPN2|
|Sat., 8/8||6 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Prelims||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Main Card||ESPN+|
|Sun., 8/9||12 a.m.||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Lewis vs Oleinik||ESPN+|
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|9:00 PM||Main||Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik|
|Co-Main||Omari Akhmedov vs. Chris Weidman|
|Undercard||Maki Pitolo vs. Darren Stewart|
|Undercard||Yana Kunitskaya vs. Julija Stoliarenko|
|Undercard||Beneil Dariush vs. Scott Holtzman|
|6:00 PM||Feature||Tim Means vs. Laureano Staropoli|
|Undercard||Kevin Holland vs. Joaquin Buckley|
|Undercard||Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Munoz|
|Undercard||Andrew Sanchez vs. Wellington Turman|
|Undercard||Gavin Tucker vs. Justin Jaynes|
|Undercard||Youssef Zalal vs. Peter Barrett|
|Undercard||Irwin Rivera vs. Ali Qaisi|
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