It all goes down later tonight (Sat., April 27, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 8 live on ESPN+ from inside BB&T Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as perennial middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza puts his title hopes on the line in a dangerous main event matchup with Swedish finisher Jack Hermansson.
In addition to the middleweight headliner, former NFL star Greg Hardy will make his Octagon return in a co-main event meeting with former training partner Dmitrii Smoliakov, hard-hitting welterweight Mike Perry will try to punch his way past Brazilian “Cowboy” Alex Oliveira, former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira will try to ward off streaking finisher Ion Cutelaba, and bantamweight knockout artist John Lineker takes his chances against surging prospect Cory Sandhagen.
Take a look below at UFC Ft. Lauderdale’s complete fight card line up and start times:
Main Card (ESPN+) — 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT
Ronaldo Souza vs. Jack Hermansson
Greg Hardy vs. Dmitrii Smoliakov
Alex Oliveira vs. Mike Perry
Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cuțelaba
John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen
Roosevelt Roberts vs. Thomas Gifford
‘Prelims’ Card (ESPN) — 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
Ben Saunders vs. Takashi Sato
Andrei Arlovski vs. Augusto Sakai
Carla Esparza vs. Virna Jandiroba
Gilbert Burns vs. Mike Davis
Early ‘Prelims’ Card (ESPN2) — 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT
Jim Miller vs. Jason Gonzalez
Angela Hill vs. Jodie Esquibel
Court McGee vs. Dhiego Lima
Here are all the ways to catch the action:
- UFC Ft. Lauderdale: “Jacare vs. Hermansson” main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
- Subscriptions cost $4.99 per month, but ESPN+ is currently offering a 7-day free trial for new app members eager to catch UFC Ft. Lauderdale: “Jacare vs. Hermansson.”
- UFC Ft. Lauderdale preliminary card can be viewed via ESPN. Check your local providers or click here for instant access to ESPN.
- UFC Ft. Lauderdale early “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN2. Check your local providers or click here for instant access to ESPN.
- Canadian viewers can watch UFC Ft. Lauderdale “Prelims” via TSN Network.
- UFC Ft. Lauderdale: “Jacare vs. Hermansson” is also accessible via Roku stick , AndroidTV, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Apple TV, Google’s Chromecast, Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
- UFC Ft. Lauderdale: “Jacare vs. Hermansson” main card can be viewed via ESPN+ streaming app through Google Play and iTunes stores.
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MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC on ESPN+ 8 fight card, starting with the ESPN2 “Prelims” undercard bouts at 5:30 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN “Prelims” at 7 p.m. ET, before the ESPN+ main card start time of 9 p.m. ET.