UFC on ESPN+ 17

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UFC on ESPN+ 17
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateSeptember 21, 2019 (2019-09-21)
VenueMexico City Arena
CityMexico City, Mexico
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Gaethje UFC on ESPN+ 17 UFC on ESPN+ 18

UFC on ESPN+ 17 (also known as UFC Fight Night 159) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to take place on September 21, 2019 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Background[edit]

While not officially announced by the organization, a featherweight bout between former title challengers Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung is being targeted to serve as the event headliner.[7]

Fight card[edit]

Fight Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Women's Strawweight Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso

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Announced bouts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newswire, MMA Fighting (2019-05-12). "UFC announces dates for third, fourth quarter of 2019, including returns to Sacramento, San Antonio, Mexico City". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-05-14.
  2. ^ "Remaining UFC 2019 Schedule Announced". UFC. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  3. ^ "UFC® ANNOUNCES Q3 AND Q4 2019 EVENT DATES". Boxing News - Boxing, UFC and MMA News, Fight Results, Schedule, Rankings, Videos and More. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  4. ^ "UFC releases remaining 2019 schedule of events". MMAWeekly.com. 2019-05-12. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  5. ^ Newswire, MMA Fighting (2019-05-12). "UFC announces dates for third, fourth quarter of 2019, including returns to Sacramento, San Antonio, Mexico City". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  6. ^ Harkness, Ryan (2019-05-12). "UFC reveals event schedule for remainder of 2019". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  7. ^ Guillen Jr., Adam (2019-07-15). "Brian Ortega vs Korean Zombie targeted for Fight Night event in Mexico City on Sept. 21". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  8. ^ "UFC Fight Night Mexico City". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  9. ^ Shelton, Cole (2019-07-11). "UFC brings back Brandon Moreno, to fight newly signed Askar Askarov". mmanews.com. Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  10. ^ Cruz, Guilherme (2019-07-20). "Sijara Eubanks returns against Bethe Correia at UFC Mexico City". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-07-21.