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Latest UFC on ESPN 5 fight card, rumors for ‘Covington vs Lawler’ on Aug. 3 in Newark

With reigning titleholder Kamaru Usman sidelined until November, top-ranked welterweight contender, Colby Covington, will risk his spot atop the 170-pound leaderboard in a five-round main event opposite former division champion and “Ruthless” power puncher, Robbie Lawler.

Event: UFC on ESPN 5: “Covington vs. Lawler”
Date: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Broadcast: ESPN

UFC on ESPN 5 Main Event:

170 lbs.: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler

UFC on ESPN 5 Main Card (3 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Jim Miller vs. Clay Guida
155 lbs.: Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast
185 lbs.: Trevin Giles vs. Gerald Meerschaert
155 lbs.: Scott Holtzman vs. Dong Hyun Ma
205 lbs.: Darko Stosic vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu

UFC on ESPN 5 Prelims Card (12 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Mickey Gall vs. Saleem Touahri
125 lbs.: Antonina Shevchenko vs. Lucie Pudilova
125 lbs.: Jordan Espinosa vs. Matt Schnell
125 lbs.: Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella
170 lbs.: Claudio Silva vs. Cole Williams
125 lbs.: Hannah Goldy vs. Miranda Granger

*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.

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