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Latest UFC 249 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Ferguson vs Gaethje’ PPV on May 9

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Event: UFC 249: “Ferguson vs. Gaethje”
Date: Sat., May 9, 2020
Location: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida
Broadcast: ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV), ESPN, ESPN+ / Fight Pass

UFC 249 PPV Main Event On ESPN+:

155 lbs.: Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje (not Khabib Nurmagomedov) for interim UFC Lightweight championship

UFC 249 PPV Co-Main Event On ESPN+:

135 lbs.: Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz

UFC 249 PPV Main Card On ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET):

265 lbs.: Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
145 lbs.: Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar
265 lbs.: Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan de Castro

UFC 249 Prelims on ESPN+/ESPN (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis
265 lbs.: Fabricio Werdum vs. Aleksei Oleinik
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson
Uriah Hall vs. Jacare Souza - CANCELED (Details)

UFC 249 Early Prelims On ESPN+/Fight Pass (6:30 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
145 lbs: Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa
185 lbs.: Sam Alvey vs. Ryan Spann

***Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to drastic change because of the various global quarantine restrictions.*** will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 249 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the ESPN+/Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN+/ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

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