- Main Event features heavyweight clash between No. 4 Jairzinho Rozenstruik and No. 7 Ciryl Gane
- 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: Rozenstruik vs. Gane is set for this Saturday, February 27, live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. 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 march towards a shot at the heavyweight title continues to heat up as No. 4-ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik and No. 7-ranked Ciryl Gane meet in a five-round main event at UFC Fight Night. Unbeaten as a professional, French sensation Gane has won four of those bouts in the Octagon, finishing three of his opponents before the final horn. However, Suriname’s Rozenstruik is a feared striker who has scored all five of his UFC victories by knockout with a near-perfect record, including victories over former UFC heavyweight champions Andrei Arlovski and Junior Dos Santos. His lone defeat was to the division’s current No. 1-ranked contender Francis Ngannou, who gets his shot at the title later next month at UFC 260.
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UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane (All times ET)
|Fri., 2/26||5:30 p.m.||UFC Live Presented by DraftKings: Rozenstruik vs. Gane||ESPN2|
|6 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Rozenstruik vs. Gane||ESPN+|
|5 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Presented by U.S. Army:
Rozenstruik vs. Gane (PRELIMS)
(English and Spanish)
|8 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Presented by U.S. Army:
Rozenstruik vs. Gane (MAIN CARD)
(English and Spanish)
|11 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Rozenstruik vs. Gane||ESPN|
NOTE: UFC 259 Countdown: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya will debut this Saturday on ABC at 2 p.m. ET.
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|8:00 PM||Main||Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane|
|Co-Main||Nikita Krylov vs. Magomed Ankalaev|
|Undercard||Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva|
|Undercard||Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera|
|Undercard||Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom|
|5:00 PM||Feature||Alexander Hernandez vs. Thiago Moises|
|Undercard||Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder|
|Undercard||Alex Oliveira vs. Ramazan Kuramagomedov|
|Undercard||Alexis Davis vs. Sabina Mazo|
|Undercard||William Knight vs. Alonzo Menifield|
|Undercard||Vince Cachero vs. Ronnie Lawrence|
|Undercard||Dustin Jacoby vs. Max Grishin|
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