UFC on ESPN+8: Fight Card


This weekend, along with Bellator 220, we have UFC on ESPN+8, going down in Sunrise, Florida. Headlining the card will be Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza against Jack Hermansson; the card was initially scheduled to be headlined by Jacare and Yoel Romero, however Yoel pulled out with a case of pneumonia, and was replaced by the Sweden/Norway prospect, Jack Hermansson. Also on this card will be Greg Hardy making his return, both Glover Teixeira versus Ion Cutelaba and John Lineker versus Cory Sandhagen were supposed to happen at UFC on ESPN+1, but were rescheduled for this event. We have 13 fights on this card, tune in on ESPN 2, ESPN, and then ESPN+ to watch them. Fight Card posted below:

Main Card: ESPN+ (9pm ET)

Middleweight: Jacare Souza (26-6) 1 NC vs. Jack Hermansson (19-4)

Heavyweight: Greg Hardy (3-1) vs. Dmitry Smolyakov (9-2)

Welterweight: Alex Oliveira (19-6-1) 2 NC vs. Mike Perry (12-4)

Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira (28-7) vs. Ion Cutelaba (14-3) 1 NC

Bantamweight: John Lineker (31-8) vs. Cory Sandhagen (10-1)

Lightweight: Roosevelt Roberts (7-0) vs. Thomas Gifford (17-7)

Preliminary Card: ESPN (7pm ET)

Welterweight: Ben Saunders (22-11-2) vs. Takashi Sato (14-2)

Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski (27-17) 2 NC vs. Augusto Sakai (12-1-1)

Strawweight: Carla Esparza (13-6) vs. Vima Jandiroba (14-0)

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns (14-3) vs. Mike Davis (7-1)

Early Preliminary Card: ESPN 2 (5:30pm ET)

Lightweight: Jim Miller (29-13) 1 NC vs. Jason Gonzalez (11-4)

Strawweight: Angela Hill (8-6) vs. Jodie Esquibel (6-4)

Welterweight: Court McGee (19-7) vs. Dhiego Lima (13-7)