Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is holding a live pre-fight media day for select athletes competing at the UFC Fight Island 8 mixed martial arts (MMA) event next Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2021) on ESPN+ from inside Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
Fighters scheduled for attendance include:
9 a.m. ET Neil Magny
9:15 a.m. Mounir Lazzez
9:30 a.m. Vinicius Moreira
9:45 a.m. Viviane Araujo
10 a.m. Douglas Silva de Andrade
10:15 a.m. Warlley Alves
10:30 a.m. Ike Villanueva
10:45 a.m. Roxanne Modafferi
11 a.m. Lerone Murphy
11:15 a.m. Michael Chiesa
The live stream begins at 9 a.m. ET.
Assuming we don’t have any surprise COVID cancellations, Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny will headline the welterweight main event. Prior to that five-round showdown, welterweight veterans Warlley Alves and Mounir Lazzez collide in 170-pound action.
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