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How to watch UFC Vegas 8: ‘Smith vs. Rakic’ TONIGHT live on ESPN+

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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Aug. 29, 2020) at UFC Vegas 8 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith takes on rising contender Aleksandar Rakic in the main event.

In addition to the 205-pound headliner, former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will meet veteran contender Neil Magny in the co-main event, featherweight staple Ricardo Lamas will clash with Octagon newcomer Bill Algeo as part of the main card, and light heavyweights Magomed Ankalaev and Ion Cuțelaba will meet in a highly-volatile rematch.

Not to mention UFC Vegas 8 will feature promising young talent such as Sean Brady, Impa Kasanganay, and Mallory Martin.

Take a look below at UFC Vegas 8’s complete fight card lineup and start times:

Main Card (ESPN+)
9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny
Ji Yeon Kim vs. Alexa Grasso
Ricardo Lamas vs. Bill Algeo
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cuțelaba

‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN/ESPN+)
6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT

Maki Pitolo vs. Impa Kasanganay
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Zak Cummings
Alex Caceres vs. Austin Springer
Sean Brady vs. Christian Aguilera
Polyana Viana vs. Emily Whitmire
Mallory Martin vs. Hannah Cifers

Here are all the ways to catch the action:





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