UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos

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UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 9, 2019 (2019-03-09)
VenueIntrust Bank Arena
CityWichita, Kansas
Event chronology
UFC 235 UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 5

UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 4) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on March 9, 2019 at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas.[1]

Background[edit]

The event will mark the promotion's first visit to Kansas.[2]

A heavyweight bout between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos and former title challenger Derrick Lewis is expected to serve as the event headliner.[3]

As a result of the cancellation of UFC 233, a women's bantamweight bout between former Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion and UFC Women's Featherweight Championship challenger Yana Kunitskaya and Marion Reneau was rescheduled for this event.[4]

Official fight card[edit]

Fight card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Derrick Lewis vs. Junior dos Santos
Lightweight Beneil Dariush vs. Drew Dober
Welterweight Anthony Rocco Martin vs. Sérgio Moraes
Heavyweight Blagoy Ivanov vs. Ben Rothwell
Heavyweight Daniel Spitz vs. Jeff Hughes
Middleweight Tim Boetsch vs. Omari Akhmedov
Women's Bantamweight Yana Kunitskaya vs. Marion Reneau

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Announced bouts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC Fight Night coming to Wichita". ufc.com. 2019-01-08. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
  2. ^ "The UFC is coming to Wichita. Here are some details for the March event". Kansas.com.
  3. ^ Steven Marrocco (2019-01-07). "Junior Dos Santos vs. Derrick Lewis targeted as UFC on ESPN+ 4 headliner in Kansas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  4. ^ Staff (2018-12-12). "Multiple UFC 233 fights get new dates, locations after Jan. 26 card scratched". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-12-12.
  5. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  6. ^ Camilo Pinheiro Machado and Marcelo Barone (2019-01-15). "In search of the seventh UFC win, Elizeu Capoeira faces Curtis Millender on March 9 in Kansas". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2019-01-15. (in Portuguese)