Columbus, Ohio: UFC on ESPN+ 63: Blaydes vs. Daukaus will take place on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The main card will air on ESPN/ESPN+ starting at 7 p.m. ET while the prelims will also air on ESPN/ESPN+ starting at 4 p.m. ET.
In the main event, Curtis Blaydes (15-3) fighting out of Chicago, Illinois, will meet Chris Daukaus (12-4) fighting out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Daukaus is stepping into the octagon losing his last fight against Derrick Lewis via Right Hooks at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus. Blaydes is coming in with a win when he defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik by unanimous decision at UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega.
In the co-main event, Alexa Grasso (13-3) fighting out of Guadalajara, Mexico will take on Joanne Wood (15-7) fighting out of Las Vegas, NV. Grasso is stepping into the octagon winning her last fight against Maycee Barber by unanimous decision at UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns. Wood is coming in with two straight losses with her last loss against Taila Santo via Rear Naked Choke at UFC Fight Night: Vieira vs. Tate.
UFC on ESPN+ 63: Blaydes vs. Daukaus Fight Card:
MAIN CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET):
- Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus
- Alexa Grasso vs Joanne Wood
- Askar Askarov vs Kai Kara-France
- Bryan Barberena vs Matt Brown
- Ilir Latifi vs Aleksei Oleinik
- David Onama vs opponent TBA
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET):
- Manon Fiorot vs Jennifer Maia
- Max Griffin vs Neil Magny
- Viacheslav Borshchev vs Marc Diakiese
- Sara McMann vs Karol Rosa
- Danaa Batgerel vs Chris Gutierrez
- David Dvorak vs Matheus Nicolau
- Aliaskhab Khizriev vs Denis Tiuliulin
- Luis Saldana vs Bruno Souza
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