UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Moraes vs. Sandhagen October 10 Exclusively on ESPN+ 

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UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Moraes vs. Sandhagen October 10 Exclusively on ESPN+ 


  • 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+
  • ESPN+ available on the ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com and ESPN App for mobile connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit com/ufc

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
Sat., 10/10


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

About UFC®
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