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UFC Fight Night Rodriguez vs Waterson: 8 May 2021- Fight Card, How To Watch, Timings

UFC Fight Night Michelle Watterson vs Marina Rodriguez

UFC will air another Fight Night event on 8 May 2021(a.k.a. UFC on ESPN 24 or UFC Vegas 26) with Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson bout in the main event.

Marina Rodriguez is currently at 13-1-2 in her MMA career. The Brazilian came back from her only loss in UFC career(vs Carla Esparza) with first knockout win against Amanda Ribas at UFC 257. Waterson also snapped two losses streak with a split decision back in September 2020 against Angela Hill. Waterson has won 4 of her last 6 fights in total.

Amanda Ribas also return after the loss at UFC 257 to face Angela Hill. Marcos Rogério de Lima (17-7-1) will face Maurice Greene (9-5) in the heavyweight division. Gregor Gillespie (13-1) and Diego Ferreira will both try to come back from losses in their previous matches.

The co-main event will see Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone battle against Alex Moreno in the welterweight division. The other Welterweight bout on the card is between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal. Read on for the final card for the night, how to watch and start time for main and prelimnary cards.

When and Where is UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Waterson?

Also known as UFC Vegas 26, the Rodriguez vs Waterson fight night will take place at UFC Apex Center in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, 8 May 2021. The start time for the main card is at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET/12 AM GMT/11 PM BST/7:30 AM IST. The preliminary card starts three hours before that at 2 PM PT/5 PM ET.

Where to Watch UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Waterson?

  • In US– ESPN+(subscription)
  • In UK– BT Sports 1(cable network & app via subscription)
  • In Canada– TSN(cable network and website)
  • In India- Sony Ten 2(cable network & Jio TV App) & Sony LIV app
  • In Australia- ESPN(via Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV, UFC Fight Pass)
  • In Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain – DAZN(app & website)
  • Worldwide – UFC Fight Pass(via website and app)

UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Waterson Fight Card

Main Card

  • Main Event: Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson(Women’s Flyweight)
  • Co-Main Event: Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono(Welterweight)
  • Neil Magny vs Geoff Neal(Welterweight)
  • Marcos Rogério de Lima vs Maurice Greene(Heavyweight)
  • Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie(Lightweight)
  • Amanda Ribas vs Angela Hill(Women’s Strawweight)

Preliminary Card

  • Ben Rothwell vs Philipe Lins(Heavyweight)
  • Phil Hawes vs Kyle Daukaus(Middleweight)
  • Ľudovít Klein vs Michael Trizano(Featherweight)
  • Ryan Benoit vs Zarrukh Adashev(Flyweight)
  • Jun Yong Park vs Tafon Nchukwi(Middleweight)

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