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Latest UFC 265 fight card, PPV lineup for ‘Lewis vs Gane’ on Aug. 7 in Houston

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UFC will not wait for reigning heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and will instead book a 265-pound interim title fight between Top 5 heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane, a five-round showdown in “The Black Beast’s” backyard of Houston, Texas.

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Event: UFC 265: “Lewis vs. Gane”
Date: Sat., Aug. 7, 2021
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
Broadcast: ESPN+ PPV, ESPN, ESPN+

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INTERIM HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE LINE! Watch UFC 265’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event between hometown hero and No. 2-ranked Derrick Lewis taking on undefeated striking sensation and No. 3-seeded Ciryl Gane inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on Aug. 7, 2021. In the co-main event, former UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo will lock horns with No. 8-ranked Pedro Munhoz in a pivotal Bantamweight bout that’s all but guaranteed to deliver action.

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

UFC 265 Main Event on ESPN+ PPV:

265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane for interim heavyweight title

UFC 265 Main Card on ESPN+ PPV (10 p.m. ET):

135 lbs.: Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna PenaCANCELED (full details here)
135 lbs.: Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
170 lbs.: Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
115 lbs.: Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
135 lbs.: Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong

UFC 265 Prelims Card on ESPN2/ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green
135 lbs.: Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
205 lbs.: Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
115 lbs.: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne

UFC 265 Early Prelims Card on ESPN2/ESPN+ (6 p.m. ET):

125 lbs.: Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
135 lbs.: Anderson Dos Santos vs. Miles Johns
125 lbs.: Melissa Gatto vs. Victoria Leonardo
135 lbs.: Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons

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

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