After a full throttle at Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, UFC is back to its indigenous place of Vegas. UFC Vegas 5 is the next event and features some promising in-ring action.
At Yas Island UFC reached new heights, and the new venue definitely become a more prominent destination in the coming weeks/months. Who knows it might harbour, Khabib Vs. Gaethje (October 24). But it is Vegas, which is the home of UFC, and with the inception of August, the action will return at the headquarters.
The pre-event formalities of UFC Vegas 5 i.e., Weigh-ins and Face-offs are complete. After the weigh-ins, Timur Valiev, Ray Borg, and Eric Spicely have all been pulled from their respective bouts, following some discrepancies. The fighters were set to face Jamall Emeers, Nate Maness, and Markus Perez, and while substitutes against Emeers and Maness are confirmed in the form of Vincent Cachero, and Pedro Munoz, the middleweight fight which would have featured Perez is off the card.
The Official UFC Vegas 5 Card, After Modifications
- Middleweight Fight (Main Event): Darek Brunson Vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
- Women Flyweight Fight (Co-Main Event): Joanne Calderwood Vs. Jennifer Maia
- Welterweight Fight: Vicente Luque Vs. Randy Brown
- Lightweight Fight: Lando Vanatta Vs. Bobby Green
- Middleweight Fight: Kevin Holland Vs. Trevin Giles
- Bantamweight Fight: Frankie Saenz Vs. Jonathan Martinez
- Light Heavyweight Fight: Ed Herman Vs. Gerald Meerschaert
- Bantamweight Fight: Pedro Munoz Vs. Nate Maness
- Featherweight Fight: Jamall Emmers Vs. Vincent Cachero
- Bantamweight Fight: Chris Gutierrez Vs. Cody Durden
UFC Vegas 5: Date and Time
UFC Vegas 5 Location: UFC APEX CENTER, Nevada, United States of America.
- US- August 1, 2020
- UK- August 1, 2020 (Preliminary), August 2, 2020 (Main Card)
- India- August 2, 2020
- US: 6:00 PM, ET (Preliminary), 9:00 PM, ET (Main Card)
- UK: 11:00 PM. BST (Preliminary), 1:00 AM. BST (Main Card)
- India: 4:30 AM, IST (Preliminary- Won’t be televised), 6:30 AM, IST (Main Card)
UFC Vegas 5: Telecast and Streaming Details
- US: ESPN, and can be streamed on ESPN+.
- UK: BT Sport 1, and can be streamed on the website of BT Sport 1.
- India: SONY TEN 2/TEN2 HD, and can be streamed on SONY LIV app/website.
Along with the aforementioned, The SportsRush will also provide every update of the event, live. So, do join us on the day for quick updates.
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