UFC 249 Fight Card: Who are the fighters for tonight?
Who are the fighters in UFC 249? UFC 249 fight card? It took a lot of determination and coaxing to bring back UFC on the TV screen for us fans. Some would say the process was misguided but nevertheless, a fruitful attempt in seeing through this round of MMA fights. We have listed all the UFC 249 fight set for 9th May 2020. In the UK it will be broadcasted in the early hours of Sunday morning, 10th May 2020.
We are on for an exciting round of fights with possibly the most decorated lineup in the history of the sport. The UFC 249 fight card will have sitting on the edge of your seat until the weekend arrives. Well, let’s check out right here at Silly Season.
Fight Cards For UFC 249
There has been a few changes from the original UFC 249 which was first scheduled to take place in March. Some of the fights have remained and overall it is an impressive lineup of very prominent names. Here are the UFC 249 fight cards –
|Lightweight||Tony Ferguson||vs.||Justin Gaethje|
|Bantamweight||Henry Cejudo (c)||vs.||Dominick Cruz|
|Heavyweight||Francis Ngannou||vs.||Jairzinho Rozenstruik|
|Featherweight||Jeremy Stephens||vs.||Calvin Kattar|
|Heavyweight||Greg Hardy||vs.||Yorgan de Castro|
Preliminary Card (ESPN)
|Welterweight||Donald Cerrone||vs.||Anthony Pettis|
|Heavyweight||Aleksei Oleinik||vs.||Fabrício Werdum|
|Women’s Strawweight||Carla Esparza||vs.||Michelle Waterson|
|Middleweight||Uriah Hall||vs.||Ronaldo Souza|
Early Preliminary Card (ESPN+)
|Welterweight||Vicente Luque||vs.||Niko Price|
|Featherweight||Bryce Mitchell||vs.||Charles Rosa|
|Light Heavyweight||Ryan Spann||vs.||Sam Alvey|
UFC 249 Fight Card Released: Main Event, Preliminary Card And Early Prelims
As mentioned before, many of the fights have stuck to the remade schedule. It’s main event is obviously the interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje. Khabib Nurmagomedov was originally set to fight the former but travel restrictions disrupted the Russian’s plans. Dana White found arguably the next best name to take on El Cucuy. Gaethje is an experienced fighter who started out as a wrestler and maintains a 21 and 2 record in the UFC.
Both of them are human bulls who leave nothing behind on the white canvas. Gaethje has been in some of the most entertaining fights of the century with a snap kick in his arsenal like no other. Ferguson will be entering this round full of confidence and has already warned his compatriot to come prepared. He is in a 12-fight win streak and has the chance to join Khabib and McGregor as the only two-time interim champions.
UFC 249 Fight Card: Second Title Fight – Cejudo vs Cruz
Another UFC 249 fight card which will be a title fight is the one between Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz. Olympic gold medalist and two-division champ, Cejudo is going up against arguably the best UFC bantamweight fighter of all time – Cruz. The latter lost his last fight three and a half years ago and will be returning to clear his name. It’s very hard to predict who will win this contest.
UFC 249 Preliminary Fight Card
If you thought we were overhyping the lineups, just look at the other fights! Donald Cerrone is set to take on Anthony Pettis and then two ferocious heavyweights, Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik are set to feature as well. Make sure to tune in for these ones!
UFC 249 Fight Card Start Time In UK, US & Australia
The event has been scheduled on 9th May 2020. Fight fans across the world will be tuning in to see this pair step into the octagon and duke it out in the main event of UFC 249. Watch Ferguson vs Gaethje title fight free on bet365. All live covering info about TV schedules, TV Channels and other info regarding the Ferguson-Gaethje UFC 249 interim lightweight title fight will be provided.
The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT)
The prelims start at 8 p.m. ET
The early prelims start at 6:15 p.m. ET
(Note in the UK UFC 249 starts Sunday May 10.)
The main card starts at 3 a.m. GMT
The prelims start at 1 a.m. GMT
The early prelims start at 11:15 p.m. GMT
(Note in Australia UFC 249 starts on Sunday, May 10.)
The main card starts at 12 p.m. AEDT
The prelims start at 10 a.m. AEDT
The early prelims start at 8:15 a.m. AEDT
UFC 249 Fight Card Betting
Where to bet on UFC 249? The betting odds for Khabib – Ferguson are slightly in favour of Tony Ferguson. However, you never know what can happen in the UFC. One hit can be enough to win on a K.O while one takedown can be enough to force a submission. It’s not easy to know who to bet on and who will win the lightweight title between these two beasts.
Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje fight kicks off Sunday morning, 10th May at 04:00 CEST / 02:00 AM UK time at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Florida, USA. The MMA clash between Gaethje and Ferguson is the main card of the UFC 249 gala. The WSOF lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje will fight the former UFC lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson in a matchup that is expected to produce fireworks. If you are a UFC fan, then you simply can’t miss this fight! Previously bet365 live streams UFC and MMA fights via live streaming HD. bet365 might stream the Ferguson vs Gaethje Lightweight fight free at bet365 TV.
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