UFC Vegas 8 will close down another month of supreme MMA action. And here are all the necessary details of the upcoming event.
Another weekend another fight night, this time it is UFC Vegas 8. The event carries a total of 10 fights (Main Card+Preliminary), with the main event being, Anthony Smith Vs. Aleksandar Rakic. Moreover, an intriguing fight between Robbie Lawler and Neil Magny is also lined up. Unfortunately, the bout which had the most hype behind it i.e., Ion Cutelaba Vs. Magomed Ankalaev, was taken off from the card just hours before the start of the event, following Cutelaba’s positive Covid test.
UFC Vegas 8: Full Fight Card
After the weigh-ins, each fighter except Austin Springer and Hannah Cifers, made it to the defined benchmark. However, no fight is off from the card because of a failed weight cut, but both Stringer (30%) and Cifers (20%) will have to fortify the specified share from their fight purse.
- Light Heavyweight Fight (Main Event): Anthony Smith (33-15) Vs. Aleksandar Rakic (12-2)
- Welterweight Fight (Co-Main Event): Robbie Lawler (28-14) Vs. Neil Magny (23-8)
- Women Flyweight Fight: Ji Yeon Kim (9-2-2) Vs. Alexa Grasso (11-3)
- Featherweight Fight: Ricardo Lamas (19-8) Vs. Bill Algeo (13-4)
- Middleweight Fight: Maki Pitolo (13-6) Vs. Impa Kasanganay (7-0)
- Middleweight Fight: Alessio Di Chirico (12-4) Vs. Zak Cummings (23-7)
- Featherweight Fight: Alex Caceres (16-12) Vs. Austin Springer (12-3)
- Welterweight Fight: Sean Brady (12-0) Vs. Christian Aguilera (14-6)
- Women Strawweight Fight: Polyana Viana (10-4) Vs. Emily Whitmire (4-3)
- Women Strawweight Fight: Mallory Martin (6-3) Vs. Hannah Cifers (10-6)
UFC Vegas 8: Date and Time
UFC Vegas 8 will take place at the Apex Center, Las Vegas, United States.
- US: August 29, 2020
- UK: August 29, 2020-Preliminary. August 30, 2020- Main Card
- India: August 30, 2020
- US: 6 pm. ET, Preliminary. 9 pm. ET, Main Card
- UK: 11 pm. BST, Preliminary. 2 am. BST, Main Card
- India: 3:30 am. IST, Preliminary (Won’t Telecast). 6:30 am. IST, Main Card
UFC Vegas 8: Telecast and Streaming Details
- US: Simulcast on ESPN, and 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.
The event can be universally streamed through UFC Fight Pass.
Also, you can join The SportsRush.Com (UFC) on the respective date for Live Updates of the event.
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