Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the hurt business with the UFC Fight Island 5 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Sat. night (Oct. 10, 2020) on ESPN+ from inside Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Headlining the overseas card will be No. 1-ranked bantamweight Marlon Moraes, who risks his spot atop the 135-pound ladder against No. 4-ranked Cory Sandhagen. Before that fast-paced clash of styles gets underway, former lightweight standout Edson Barboza looks for his first victory at 145 pounds at the expense of Finnish phenom Makwan Amirkhani.
Prior to this weekend’s event, select fighters from the UFC Fight Island card — including Moraes and Sandhagen — assembled for a virtual media day embedded above. The live feed gets underway at 10 a.m. ET and runs for about an hour or so, depending on how chatty the fighters are heading into their respective weight cuts.
The media day schedule is as follows:
10 a.m. ET Cory Sandhagen
10:15 a.m. Makwan Amirkhani
10:30 a.m. Marcin Tybura
10:45 a.m. Ben Rothwell
11 a.m. Edson Barboza
11:15 a.m. Marlon Moraes
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