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Latest UFC Vegas 26 fight card, ESPN lineup for ‘Rodriguez vs Waterson’ on May 8

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A late injury to TJ Dillashaw forced the promotion to postpone his bantamweight title eliminator opposite Cory Sandhagen. Taking over the UFC Vegas 26 main event will be strawweight veterans Marina Rodriquez and Michelle Waterson, who bump up to 125 pounds for their short-notice headliner on ESPN.

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Event: UFC Vegas 26: “Rodriguez vs. Waterson”
Date: Sat., May 8, 2021
Location: APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada
Broadcast: ESPN, ESPN+

UFC Vegas 26 Main Event on ESPN/ESPN+:

125 lbs.: Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson

UFC Vegas 26 Main Card on ESPN/ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono
170 lbs.: Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal
155 lbs.: Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie
265 lbs.: Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
115 lbs.: Angela Hill vs. Amanda Ribas

UFC Vegas 26 Prelims Card on ESPN+ (5 p.m. ET):

265 lbs.: Philipe Lins vs. Ben RothwellCANCELED (details here)
185 lbs.: Kyle Daukaus vs. Phil Hawes
145 lbs.: Ludovit Klein vs. Mike Trizano
125 lbs.: Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ryan BenoitCANCELED (details here)
185 lbs.: Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park
170 lbs.: Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris

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

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