This event will take place Saturday, March 12, 2022, from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. All bouts will be available exclusively on ESPN+ (English and Spanish), with the main card beginning at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. The prelims will kick off at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.
In the main event, we will see a hard-hitting light heavyweight contenders’ bout when #5 ranked Thiago Santos (22-9) fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is hoping to build off the momentum from his recent win over Johnny Walker in October. He will battle #6 Magomed Ankalaev (16-1) fighting out of Makhachkala, Russia quickly entered the division’s Top 10 on the heels of an impressive seven-fight win streak.
In the co-main event, #10 ranked bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes (23-9-1) fighting out of Parkland, Fla. by way of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil aims to turn heads with another highlight-reel KO. He will face #14 Song Yadong (18-5-1 1NC) fighting out of Heilongjiang, China continues his quest to become the first Chinese-born male fighter to challenge for a UFC title.
UFC Fight Night 203: Santos vs Ankalaev Fight Card:
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET):
- Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev
- Marlon Moraes vs Song Yadong
- Alex Caceres vs Sodiq Yusuff
- Karl Roberson vs Khalil Rountree
- Drew Dober vs Terrance McKinney
- Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET):
- A.J. Fletcher vs Matthew Semelsberger
- JJ Aldrich vs Gillian Robertson
- Javid Basharat vs Trevin Jones
- Damon Jackson vs Kamuela Kirk
- Miranda Maverick vs Sabina Mazo
- Cody Brundage vs Dalcha Lungiambula
- Guido Cannetti vs Kris Moutinho
- Azamat Murzakanov vs Tafon Nchukwi
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