UFC 249: Ferguson vs Gaethje – Video Preview & Breakdown

Ladies and gentlemen, live sports are back. UFC 249 takes place this weekend at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida with two title fights set to headline the card.

In the main event, Tony Ferguson squares off against Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight championship.

In the co-main event of the night, bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo defends his title against former champion Dominick Cruz. The event also features Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Jeremy Stephens vs. Calvin Kattar, and Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan De Castro.

The ESPN prelims are headlined by a bout between fan favorites Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Anthony Pettis.

Ahead of the highly-anticipated pay-per-view event, UFC commentators John Gooden and Dan Hardy took the time to provide a tactical analysis of the contest with the tale of the tape and by taking an in-depth look at the highlights and careers of both fighters.

You can check out the full breakdown from UFC 249: Inside the Octagon below.


UFC 249: Inside the Octagon– Full Episode


UFC 249 Fight Card

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Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10:00 pm ET)

  • Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje (interim lightweight championship)
  • Henry Cejudo vs Dominick Cruz (bantamweight championship)
  • Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • Jeremy Stephens vs Calvan Kattar
  • Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro

Prelims (ESPN, ESPN+, 8:00 pm ET)

  • Donald Cerrone vs Anthony Pettis
  • Aleksei Oleinik vs Fabricio Werdum
  • Carla Espara vs Michelle Waterson
  • Uriah Hall vs Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 pm ET)

  • Vicente Luque vs Niko Price
  • Bryce Mitchell vs Charles Rosa
  • Ryan Spann vs Sam Alvey

UFC 249: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje
Date: Saturday, May 9
Venue: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

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