- Main Event features pivotal welterweight matchup: Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns
- All bouts will appear on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and be simulcast on ESPN+
- Main Card begins at 9 p.m. ET with Prelims at 6 p.m. ET
- ESPN+ available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit com/ufc
UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns will appear on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ESPN+ this Saturday, May 30, beginning at 9 p.m. ET from UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main event features a pivotal welterweight bout between former champion and No. 1-ranked Tyron Woodley (19-4-1) and No. 6-ranked Gilbert Burns (18-3-0). Woodley, a champion for nearly three years, will return to the Octagon intent on making a statement after losing the title 14 months ago at UFC 235 to current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Burns, a rising star since moving back to the welterweight division, has won five consecutive fights and emerged as a legitimate title threat.
In the prelims’ featured bout, No. 2-ranked women’s flyweight contender Katlyn Chookagian (13-3-0) aims to get back on track against fellow striker and No. 12-ranked Antonina Shevchenko (8-1-0), after losing a championship bout at UFC 247 to Antonina’s sister and current women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko.
UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns starts with prelims at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast ESPN+.
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UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 5/29||4 p.m.||UFC Live: Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns||ESPN (Live and Replay)|
|5:05 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Woodley vs. Burns||ESPN+ (Live and Replay)|
|Sat., 5/30||6 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Prelims||ESPN and ESPN Deportes (Live only), ESPN+ (Live + Replay)|
|9 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Main Card||ESPN and ESPN Deportes (Live only), ESPN+ (Live and Replay)|
|11:30 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Woodley vs. Burns||ESPN+ (Live and Replay)|
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|9 p.m.||Main||Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns|
|Undercard||Blagoy Ivanov vs. Augusto Sakai|
|Undercard||Billy Quarantillo vs. Spike Carlyle|
|Undercard||Roosevelt Roberts vs. Brok Weaver|
|Undercard||Mackenzie Dern vs. Hannah Cifers|
|6 p.m.||Feature||Katlyn Chookagian vs. Antonina Shevchenko|
|Undercard||Daniel Rodriguez vs. Gabe Green|
|Undercard||Jamahal Hill vs. Klidson Abreu|
|Undercard||Tim Elliott vs. Brandon Royval|
|Undercard||Louis Smolka vs. Casey Kenney|
|Undercard||Chris Gutierrez vs. Vince Morales|
UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 318 million fans and 102 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly one billion TV households across more than 175 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 65 countries. The organization’s offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC was acquired in 2016 by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, along with strategic investors Silver Lake Partners and KKR. UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.
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Programming on ESPN+ includes exclusive UFC and Top Rank boxing events, thousands of college sports events (including football and basketball) from more than a dozen sports at 20 conferences, hundreds of MLB and NHL games, top domestic and international soccer (Serie A, MLS, FA Cup, Bundesliga – beginning in 2020, EFL Championship and Carabao Cup, Eredivisie), Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby and cricket, exclusive ESPN+ Original series, acclaimed studio shows and the full library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.
Fans subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) through the ESPN App, (on mobile and connected devices), ESPN.com or ESPNplus.com. It is also available as part of a bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu (ad-supported), and ESPN+ — all for just $12.99/month
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