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Latest UFC Columbus fight card, ESPN lineup for ‘Blaydes vs. Daukaus’ on March 26

With the original headliner between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic getting scratched due to injury, the promotion will ask heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus to step up and carry the Columbus card on ESPN/ESPN+.


Event: UFC Columbus: “Blaydes vs. Daukaus”
Date: Sat., March 26, 2022
Location: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+ (4 p.m. ET Prelims | 7 p.m. ET Main Card)

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UFC Columbus Main Event On ESPN/ESPN+:

265 lbs.: Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus

UFC Columbus Main Card On ESPN/ESPN+ (7 p.m. ET):

125 lbs.: Alexa Grasso vs. Joanne Wood
170 lbs.: Matt Brown vs. Bryan Barberena
125 lbs.: Askar Askarov vs. Kai Kara-France
265 lbs.: Ilir Latifi vs. Aleksei Oleinik — Canceled (details here)
155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese vs. Viacheslav Borshchev
170 lbs.: Neil Magny vs. Max Griffin

UFC Columbus Prelims Card On ESPN/ESPN+ (4 p.m. ET):

135 lbs.: Sara McMann vs. Karol Rosa
135 lbs.: Danaa Batgerel vs. Chris Gutierrez
185 lbs.: Aliaskhab Khizriev vs. Denis Tiuliulin
125 lbs.: Jennifer Maia vs. Manan Fiorot
125 lbs.: David Dvorak vs. Matheus Nicolau
145 lbs.: Luis Saldana vs. Bruno Souza

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

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