Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to its APEX facility tomorrow night (Sat., Aug. 1, 2020) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The “UFC Vegas 5” mixed martial arts (MMA) event is topped by a middleweight headliner featuring hard-hitting veteran Derek Brunson against streaking up-and-comer Edmen Shahbazyan.
Elsewhere on the card, which airs exclusively on ESPN+, flyweight contenders Joanne Calderwood and Jennifer Maia collide for a spot in the 125-pound title chase. In addition, welterweight stylists Vicente Luque and Randy Brown hook ‘em up in a fun 170-pound clash, not long after lightweight standout Lando Vannata settles his grudge with veteran banger Bobby Green.
All 20 fighters from this weekend’s big shebang were on hand today in “Sin City” to weigh in for their respective appearances (get complete weigh-in results here) and you can watch the video replay of the official fighter staredowns in the embedded player above.
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