UFC returns to UFC Apex Arena in Las Vegas on June 25 with UFC Fight Night 208: Tsarukyan vs Gamrot, aka UFC Vegas 57 or UFC on ESPN 38 event.
The event will see an important lightweight bout between #11 ranked Arman Tsarukyan and #12 Mateusz Gamrot. Tsarukyan has bounced back from a loss in his UFC debut against Islam Makhachev and has won 5 bouts in a row. The same goes for the Polish National Gamrot who also lost in his UFC debut but has won 3 in a row.
Another set of ranked opponents from the welterweight division in Niel Magny and Shavkat Rakhmonov will be in the co-main event. Thiago Moises vs Christos Giagos bout from the lightweight division and Umar Nurmagomedov vs Nate Maness from the bantamweight division are other important bouts at this event.
Check below for the complete details from UFC Vegas 57: Tsarukyan vs Gamrot or UFC Fight Night 208 or UFC on ESPN 38 event.
- Event: UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs Gamrot
- Date: June 25, 2022
- Prelims Start Time: 7:00 PM EST
- Main Card Start Time: 10:00 PM EST
- Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV, US
- Desk analysts: Karyn Bryant (desk anchor and host), Alan Jouban & Din Thomas
- Roving reporter: Megan Olivi
- Octagon announcer: Bruce Buffer
- Cageside commentators: Brendan Fitzgerald (lead commentator), Michael Bisping & Paul Felder
- Arman Tsarukyan vs Mateusz Gamrot – Lightweight Bout | Video Highlight
- Neil Magny vs Shavkat Rakhmonov – Welterweight bout | Video Highlight
- Josh Parisian vs. Alan Baudot – Heavyweight bout
- Thiago Moises vs Christos Giagos – Lightweight Bout
- Umar Nurmagomedov vs Nate Maness – Bantamweight bout
- Chris Curtis vs Rodolfo Vieira – Middleweight Bout
- Carlos Ulberg vs Tafon Nchukwi – Light Heavyweight Bout
- Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs TJ Brown – Featherweight Bout
- Raulian Paiva vs Sergey Morozov – Bantamweight Bout
- JP Buys vs Cody Durden – Flyweight bout
- Mario Bautista vs Brian Kelleher – Bantamweight bout
- Jinh Yu Frey vs Vanessa Demopoulos – Women’s Strawweight
Canceled or moved bout
- Tim Elliott vs Amir Albazi – Flyweight bout
News & Updates
June 5, 2022: Iridium Sports Agency announced a bantamweight matchup between Mario Bautista and Brian Kelleher to take place at this event.
May 26, 2022: eurosport.nl reported that Vanessa Demopoulos meets Jinh Yu Frey at this event.
May 18, 2022: MMA junkie reported that Carlos Ulberg will face Tafon Nchukwi at UFC event on June 25.
May 12, 2022: MMA journalist James Lynch reported that Umar Nurmagomedov vs Nate Maness is in work.
April 14, 2022: MMA Junkie reported undefeated welterweight UFC fighter Shavkat Rakhmonov will fight against Neil Magny.
Apr 13, 2022: Iridium Sports Agency reported that Chris Curtis will face Rodolfo Vieira.
March 22, 2022: MMA Idea reported that Tim Elliott vs Amir Albazi bout is in work to take place at UFC Vegas 57. June 14, 2022: Multiple news sources reported Tim Elliott pulled out from the bout due to undisclosed reasons. June 20, 2022: Tim Elliot revealed the reason of withdrawal on Twitter and said that he had torn ACL & Meniscus and will be having a surgery.