- Main Event features pivotal bantamweight clash between No. 1 Marlon Moraes and No. 4 Cory Sandhagen
- Main Card begins at 8 p.m. ET and Prelims begin at 5 p.m. exclusively on ESPN+
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN+: Moraes vs. Sandhagen is set for this Saturday, October 10, from UFC FIGHT ISLAND on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. With a potential title shot on the line, the main event features a pivotal bantamweight matchup between former title challenger and No. 1-ranked contender Marlon Moraes (23-6-1) and No. 4-ranked Cory Sandhagen (12-2).
Seeking his first victory since moving to the featherweight division, highly-respected striker and No. 14-ranked Edson Barboza (20-9) takes on Makwan Amirkhani (16-4), who hopes to break into the featherweight top 15 with a win on Saturday in the co-main event.
All fights will be carried exclusively on ESPN+ in English and Spanish with the main card beginning at 8 p.m. ET and prelims starting at 5 p.m. ET. The events will be closed to the public and will be produced with only essential personnel in attendance.
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UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 10/9||12 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Moraes vs. Sandhagen||ESPN+|
|5:30 p.m.||UFC Live Presented by DraftKings: Moraes vs. Sandhagen||ESPN2|
|5 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Prelims||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Main Card||ESPN+|
|11 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Moraes vs. Sandhagen||ESPN+|
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|8:00 PM||Main||Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen|
|Co-Main||Edson Barboza vs. Makway Amirkhani|
|Undercard||Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura|
|Undercard||Markus Perez vs. Dricus Du Plessis|
|Undercard||Tom Aspinall vs. Alan Baudot|
|Undercard||Youseff Zalal vs. Ilia Topuria|
|5:00 PM||Feature||Tom Breese vs. KB Bhullar|
|Undercard||Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento|
|Undercard||Impa Kasanganay vs. Joaquin Buckley|
|Undercard||Ali Al-Qaisi vs. Tony Kelley|
|Undercard||Giga Chikadze vs. Omar Morales|
|Undercard||Tracy Cortez vs. Stephanie Egger|
|Undercard||Bruno Silva vs. Tagir Ulanbekov|
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