The UFC makes its return to ESPN+ on Sat. Could twenty second when UFC Vegas 27 airs stay with a major card begin time of 7pm EST.
This Saturday, UFC bantamweights Cody Garbrandt and Rob Font will sq. off in positive to be thrilling struggle. Except for the primary occasion, different notable fighters like Jack Hermansson, Edmen Shahbazyan and Ricardo Ramos may even be competing on this card. There are a selection of thrilling matchups happening on Saturday, listed here are three causes to look at UFC Vegas 23.
Predominant occasion fireworks
4 of the final 5 fights that Garbrandt has competed in and 13 of his 15 fights have ended by way of knockout The final time one in all his fights went the gap was throughout his spectacular efficiency over Dominick Cruz to seize the UFC bantamweight championship. No matter how followers really feel about Garbrandt, it’s fairly plain that he comes able to placed on a present each time he steps within the Octagon. Based mostly off of Garbrandt’s monitor file, it’s secure to imagine that the primary occasion will present some fireworks that you’ll not need to miss.
Thug Rose’s first title challenger?
The co-main occasion of UFC Vegas 27 will see third ranked strawweight Yan Xiaonan tackle the fourth ranked and unique UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza. The one fighters ranked forward of those two are former champions Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Contemplating the truth that present champion Rose Namajunas knocked out Weili within the first spherical of their late April struggle to seize UFC gold, and Jedrzejczyk being out of motion since her all time nice struggle with Weili in early 2020. It’s believable to see that the co-main occasion of this Saturday’s card will decide the primary challenger to Namajunas’ newly gained UFC strawweight championship.
The UFC middleweight division is at the moment a race to catch champion Israel Adesanya. Regardless of shedding his final struggle to Jan Blachowicz, Adesanya remains to be the king of a really stacked and deep division. The opening struggle of this Saturday’s card will pit Jack Hermansson towards the 23-year-old Edmen Shahbazyan and will showcase simply how good and thrilling the UFC middleweight’s division is. With each of those fighters coming off losses, they are going to certainly be trying to redeem themselves and insert themselves within the dialog of middleweight contenders. The winner of this struggle most likely gained’t be getting a title shot afterwards, nonetheless the comfort prize of by some means having to face true primary contender Robert Whittaker is a really fascinating prospect.
UFC Vegas 27 takes place on Saturday, Could 22, 2021, stay from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided who’s on website all week for all of your stay information and highlights.