On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens for the closing time this yr with the stacked UFC Vegas 17 card out of the APEX facility in Las Vegas.
The UFC Vegas 17 card was at first anticipated to be headlined by a welterweight showdown among No. 3-ranked contender Leon Edwards and mounting prospect Khamzat Chimaev. When Edwards analyzed constructive for COVID-19, nevertheless, that battle was rescheduled for January, and a welterweight combat in between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Geoff Neal—both rated contenders—was promoted to the principal event place.
UFC Vegas 17 will be co-headlined by a bantamweight showdown involving former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and increasing contender Marlon “Chito” Vera. In this matchup, Aldo will look to bounce back again from losses to Marlon Moraes and Petr Yan in his 1st two bantamweight fights, when Vera will look to develop on the momentum of a UFC 252 earn about the formerly unbeaten Sean O’Malley.
Other highlights of the card consist of a welterweight combat involving mounting contenders Michel Pereira and Khaos Williams, a bantamweight struggle amongst Rob Font and Marlon Moraes, and appearances from proven names like Gillian Robertson, Marcin Tybura and Anthony Pettis.
On Friday early morning, the stars of the UFC Vegas 17 card stepped onto the scale to weigh in for fight. Get the entire weigh-in final results for the playing cards below (through MMA Junkie):
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UFC Vegas 17 Key Card | 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Stephen Thompson () vs. Geoff Neal ()
- Jose Aldo () vs. Marlon Vera ()
- Michel Pereira () vs. Khaos Williams ()
- Rob Font () vs. Marlon Moraes
- Gillian Robertson () vs. Taila Santos ()
- Greg Hardy () vs. Marcin Tybura ()
UFC Vegas 17 Undercard | 4:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+
- Alex Morono () vs. Anthony Pettis ()
- Sijara Eubanks () vs. Pannie Kianzad ()
- Dalcha Lungiambula () vs. Karl Roberson ()
- Antonio Arroyo () vs. Deron Winn ()
- Tafon Nchukwi () vs. Jamie Pickett ()
- Cody Durden () vs. Jimmy Flick ()
- Christos Giagos () vs. Carlton Minus ()