- Main event features pivotal light heavyweight bout between No. 1 Thiago Santos and No. 3 Glover Teixeira
- Main card begins at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+; Prelims at 7 p.m. exclusively on ESPN+
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Santos vs. Teixeira is set for this Saturday, November 7, at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The main event features top light heavyweight contenders when knockout artist and No. 1-ranked Thiago Santos (21-7) squares off against fellow Brazilian and No. 3-ranked Glover Teixeira (31-7). Santos aims to build on his reputation as a devastating finisher and make his case for another title shot, while Teixeira will attempt to ride the momentum of a four-fight winning streak to stake his claim.
The main card will be available on ESPN, ESPN Deportes in Spanish and simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish, starting at 10 p.m. ET. The prelims begin at 7 p.m. ET exclusively on ESPN+. The event is closed to the public and will be produced with only essential personnel in attendance.
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UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 11/6||5:30 p.m.||UFC Live Presented by DraftKings: Santos vs. Teixeira||ESPN2|
|6:05 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Santos vs. Teixeira||ESPN+|
|7 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Prelims||ESPN+|
|10 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Main Card||ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+|
|Sun., 11/8||1 a.m.*||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Santos vs. Teixeira*||ESPN+|
* Immediately following main card
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|10:00 PM||Main||Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira|
|Undercard||Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser|
|Undercard||Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha|
|Undercard||Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen|
|Undercard||Claudia Gadelha vs. Yan Xiaonan|
|7:00 PM||Feature||Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis|
|Undercard||Giga Chikadze vs. Jamey Simmons|
|Undercard||Alexandr Romanov vs. Marcos Rogerio De Lima|
|Undercard||Darren Elkins vs. Eduardo Garagorri|
|Undercard||Max Griffin vs. Ramiz Brahimaj|
|Undercard||Gustavo Lopez vs. Anthony Birchak|
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