Live from the UFC Apex near Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC Fight Night: Makachev vs. Green is a packed card featuring 11 bouts inside of the Octagon. A catchweight bout at 160 pounds between Islam Makhachev and Bobby ‘King’ Green will headline the event.
Originally, Makhachev was scheduled to fight Beneil Dariush in a lightweight bout, but Dariush had to pull out of the fight due to an ankle injury. At 21-1, Makhachev is the #4 ranked UFC lightweight and is on a 9-fight win streak. Fighting out of Dagestan, Russia, Makhachev was one of the promotion’s breakout stars of 2020 and a Sambo World Champion. At UFC 267, Makhachev scored a first-round submission win over Dan Hooker, which was the third win by submission in as many fights.
Due to Dariush pulling out, Green is taking the fight on 10-days notice. Green has an accomplished MMA career: 2-time King of the Cage champion (lightweight and junior welterweight), UFC Submission of the Night winner, 3-time UFC Fight of the Night winner, and a UFC Performance of the Night winner. He holds a 29-12-1 record and is currently on a 2-fight win streak.
Cord cutters can find out how to watch UFC Fight Night: Makachev vs. Green below.
Where to Watch
You can watch all of the fights at UFC Fight Night by subscribing to ESPN+ for only $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year. Click here to sign up.
What’s the Schedule?
Prelims — Beginning at 4 p.m. ET
- Rong Zhu (18-4) vs. Ignacio Bahamondes (12-4) [Lightweight]
- Josiane Nunes (8-1) vs. Ramona Pascual (11-4) [Women’s Featherweight]
- Terrance McKinney (11-3) vs. Farès Ziam (12-3) [Lightweight]
- Alejandro Pérez (23-8-1) vs. Jonathan Martinez (14-4) [Featherweight]
- Ramiz Brahimaj (9-4) vs. Micheal Gillmore (6-4) [Welterweight]
- Victor Altamirano (10-1) vs. Carlos Hernández (1-0) [Flyweight]
Main Card — Beginning at 7 p.m. ET
- Islam Makhachev (20-1) vs. Bobby Green (29-12-1) [Catchweight (160 lb)]
- Misha Cirkunov (15-7) vs. Wellington Turman (17-5) [Middleweight]
- Ji Yeon Kim (9-4-2) vs. Priscila Cachoeira (10-4) [Women’s Flyweight]
- Arman Tsarukyan (16-2) vs. Joel Álvarez (19-2) [Lightweight]
- Armen Petrosyan (1-0) vs. Gregory Rodrigues (11-3) [Middleweight]
Catch all of the combat action live from the Octagon and more by subscribing to ESPN+ for only $6.99/mo. or $69.99/yr.
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