UFC 249 is almost here and the countdown show has arrived.
On Saturday night (May 9), Jacksonville, Florida will be treated to an event live from the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no fans will be in attendance. The main event will feature an interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje.
“At UFC 249, Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will battle for the interim lightweight title, while Henry Cejudo puts his bantamweight belt on the line against former champ, Dominick Cruz. See these athletes train and prepare ahead of their bouts.”
UFC 249 will also feature a bout between Francis Ngannou and Jairzhinho Rozenstruik. Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar will also share the Octagon on the main card. Of course, there will be preliminary action. The featured prelim fight on ESPN features a rematch between Anthony Pettis and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
Here’s the full UFC 249 card:
Main Card (PPV)
- Interim Lightweight Title Bout: Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje
- Bantamweight Title Bout: Henry Cejudo (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
- Heavyweight: Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
- Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar
- Heavyweight: Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan de Castro
- Welterweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis
- Heavyweight: Aleksei Oleinik vs. Fabrício Werdum
- Strawweight: Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson
- Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo Souza
- Welterweight: Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
- Featherweight: Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa
- Light Heavyweight: Ryan Spann vs. Sam Alvey
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