UFC on ESPN 2

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UFC on ESPN 2
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 30, 2019 (2019-03-30)
VenueWells Fargo Center
CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 6 UFC on ESPN 2 UFC 236

UFC on ESPN 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on March 30, 2019 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

Background[edit]

The event will be the third that the promotion has contested in Philadelphia, and first since UFC 133 in August of 2011.[1]

A strawweight bout between Marina Rodriguez and Alexa Grasso was scheduled at UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 2. However, it was reported on December 17, that Rodriguez pulled out of the event due to a hand injury.[2] The pairing was left intact and rescheduled for this event.[3]

Official fight card[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza
Women's Strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Michelle Waterson
Women's Strawweight Alexa Grasso vs. Marina Rodriguez

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UFC Fight Night coming to Wells Fargo Center in March". The Inquirer. 2019-01-08. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
  2. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2018-12-17). "Marina Rodriguez injured, out of UFC Fortaleza fight with Alexa Grasso". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  3. ^ Raphael Marinho. "Após estrear no UFC com empate, Marina Rodriguez encara Alexa Grasso no dia 30 de março". sportv.com. Retrieved 2019-01-06.
  4. ^ "UFC on ESPN 2". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2019-01-14.