UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis

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UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 23, 2019 (2019-03-23)
VenueBridgestone Arena
CityNashville, Tennessee
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje

UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 6 or UFC Fight Night 148) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on March 23, 2019 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.[1]

Background[edit]

A welterweight bout between former two-time title challenger Stephen Thompson and former WEC and UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis is expected to serve as the event headliner.[2][3]

Fight card[edit]

Fight Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis
Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis
Women's Flyweight Alexis Davis vs. Jennifer Maia
Flyweight Jussier Formiga vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
Women's Strawweight Randa Markos vs. Angela Hill
Lightweight John Makdessi vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Women's Flyweight Maycee Barber vs. JJ Aldrich

[4]

Announced bouts[edit]

  • Featherweight bout: Bobby Moffett vs. Bryce Mitchell[5]
  • Bantamweight bout: Martin Day vs. Chris Gutierrez[6]
  • Featherweight bout: Steven Peterson vs. Luis Peña[7]
  • Flyweight bout: Eric Shelton vs. Jordan Espinosa[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (2018-11-04). "UFC announces 2019 first quarter schedule: ESPN debut Jan. 19 in Brooklyn". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  2. ^ Ariel Helwani (2019-01-15). "Anthony Pettis will fight Stephen Thompson in UFC welterweight debut". espn. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  3. ^ Staff (2019-01-19). "UFC's return to Nashville official with Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis headliner". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
  4. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis". ufc.com. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-01-30). "Bobby Moffett faces unbeaten Bryce Mitchell at UFC Nashville". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-01-30. (in Dutch)
  6. ^ "Martin Day vs. Chris Gutierrez added to UFC Nashville in March". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-06. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  7. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-02-11). "Steven Peterson meets Violent Bob Ross at UFC Nashville". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-02-11. (in Dutch)
  8. ^ DNA, MMA. "Flyweights Eric Shelton en Jordan Espinosa treffen elkaar tijdens UFC Nashville". Retrieved 2019-02-21.