The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Minnesota on Saturday, June 29 for the third time in promotional history with UFC on ESPN 3. The event will air exclusively on the Worldwide Leader in Sports with coverage also available online and via your mobile device with the WatchESPN app.
In the main event, former title contender Francis Ngannou taking on former champion Junior dos Santos. In the co-main event, top flyweight contenders Joseph Benavidez and Jussier Formiga go toe-to-toe.
The event was initially set to be headlined by a welterweight fight between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler, but Woodley withdrew from the bout due to injury.
Ahead of Saturday’s event, all fighters successfully hit their contracted weights for the ESPN event.
UFC on ESPN 3 kicks off at 6:00 p.m. ET with a heavyweight bout between Maurice Greene and Junior Albini to begin the preliminary card. The featured prelim is a bantamweight scrap between Ricardo Ramos and Journey Newson. The main card then kicks off at 8:00 p.m. ET with a light heavyweight fight between Alonzo Menifield and Paul Craig.
The main card also includes Demian Maia vs. Anthony Rocco Martin, Vinc Pichel vs. Roosevelt Roberts, Drew Dober vs. Marco Polo Reyes, and Paul Craig vs. Alonzo Menifield.
You can watch the ceremonial weigh-ins for Saturday night’s event below live beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.
UFC on ESPN 3 Weigh-in Video & Results
Watch the UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs Dos Santos Ceremonial Weigh-in live on Friday, June 28th at 5pm/2pm ETPT.
MAIN CARD (ESPN, 9:00 p.m. ET)
- Francis Ngannou (255.5) vs. Junior Dos Santos (249)
- Joseph Benavidez (126) vs. Jussier Formiga (125.5)
- Demian Maia (171) vs. Anthony Rocco Martin (170.5)
- Vinc Pichel (155.5) vs. Roosevelt Roberts (156)
- Drew Dober (156) vs. Marco Polo Reyes (155)
- Paul Craig (204) vs. Alonzo Menifield (204.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 6:00 p.m. ET)
- Journey Newson (135.5) vs. Ricardo Ramos (136)
- Eryk Anders (205) vs. Vinicius Moreira (206)
- Jared Gordon (155.5) vs. Dan Moret (155)
- Dalcha Lungiambula (205) vs. Dequan Townsend (205)
- Amanda Ribas (115) vs. Emily Whitmire (115)
- Junior Albini (266) vs. Maurice Greene (256)