The action is unfolding tonight (Sat., May 9, 2020) at UFC 249 live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., as Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje meet in the main event for the interim lightweight title.
But before “El Cucuy” and “Highlight” lock horns in the first UFC headliner in nearly two months the rest of the card will play out in epic fashion. From bantamweight title fights to heavyweight barn burners, UFC 249’s underbelly is stacked with premier talent and should give fight fans exactly what they are looking for.
We’ve compiled the best of the best below — with all video footage courtesy of UFC and ESPN — and will continue to share the action as it rolls in. Enjoy!
Ryan Spann def. Sam Alvey via SD
Bryce Mitchell def. Charles Rosa via UD
Vicente Luque def. Niko Price via third-round TKO (doctor’s stoppage)
Carla Esparza def. Michelle Waterson via SD
Aleksei Oleinik def. Fabrício Werdum via SD
Anthony Pettis def. Donald Cerrone via UD
Greg Hardy def. Yorgan De Castro via UD
Calvin Kattar def. Jeremy Stephens via second-round TKO (elbows and punches)
Francis Ngannou def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik via first-round KO (punches)
Henry Cejudo def. Dominick Cruz via second-round TKO
Justin Gaethje def. Tony Ferguson via fifth-round TKO (punches)
For complete UFC 249 results and coverage click here.