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Latest UFC Vegas 45 fight card, ESPN+ lineup for ‘Lewis vs Daukaus’ on Dec. 18

Long-time title contender and heavyweight fan favorite Derrick Lewis will try to slug his way back into title contention when he throws down with streaking heavyweight knockout artist Chris Daukaus, winner of five straight. In addition, welterweight up-and-comer Belal Muhammad continues his climb toward 170-pound title contention opposite two-time title challenger and karate “Wonderboy” Stephen Thompson.


Event: UFC Vegas 45: “Lewis vs. Daukaus”
Date: Sat., Dec. 18, 2021
Location: APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada
Broadcast: ESPN+ (4 p.m. ET Prelims | 7 p.m. ET Main Card)

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PIVOTAL BANTAMWEIGHT CLASH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to San Diego, Calif., on Sat., Aug. 13, 2022, for the first time since 2015 with a pivotal battle between top-ranked Bantamweight contenders that will see No. 5-ranked Marlon Vera take on former champion and No. 8-seeded Dominick Cruz. In San Diego’s co-main event, Nate Landwehr and David Onama will collide in a Featherweight showdown between dynamic 145-pound hopefuls.

Don’t miss a single second of face-punching action!

UFC Vegas 45 Main Event On ESPN+:

265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Chris Daukaus

UFC Vegas 45 Main Card On ESPN+ (7 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Belal Muhammad vs. Stephen Thompson
115 lbs.: Angela Hill vs. Amanda Lemos
135 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao vs. Ricky Simon
155 lbs.: Diego Ferreira vs. Mateusz Gamrot
145 lbs.: Darren Elkins vs. Cub Swanson

UFC Vegas 45 Preliminary Card On ESPN+ (4 p.m. ET):

185 lbs.: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Dustin Stoltzfus
135 lbs.: Raoni Barcelos vs. Victor Henry
265 lbs.: Harry Hunsucker vs. Justin Tafa
125 lbs.: Sijara Eubanks vs. Melissa Gatto
145 lbs.: Andre Ewell vs. Charles Jourdain
145 lbs.: Raquel Pennington vs. Macy Chiasson
265 lbs.: Don’Tale Mayes vs. Josh Parisian
155 lbs.: Jordan Leavitt vs. Matt Sayles

*Fight card, bout order and number of fights remain subject to change due to COVID-19.*

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