UFC Vegas 49 | UFC Fight Night 202 Fight Card, Date, Start Time

Bobby Green vs Islam Makhachev UFC Vegas 49 Catchweight Bout

UFC Vegas 49 will be present at the fourth UFC Fight Night event of the year on February 26, 2022. The show also goes by the name UFC Fight Night 202 and UFC on ESPN+ 60. The event will air from UFC Apex Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green catchweight bout will serve as the main event of this show. The winner of this bout could be crowned as the new #1 contender for the title. The co-main event is not confirmed yet.

Read on to get the complete details on UFC Vegas 49 or Fight Night 202.

Event Info


  • Date: Febuary 26, 2022
  • Location: UFC Apex Arena, Las Vegas, NV, US
  • Timing: Main Card- 7 PM EST/ 4 PM PST, Prelims: 4 PM EST/ 1 PM PST
  • Desk anchor & host – Karyn Bryant
  • Desk analysts – Kamaru Usman & Rashad Evans
  • Roving reporter – Megan Olivi
  • Octagon announcer – Bruce Buffer
  • Cageside Commentators – Brendan Fitzgerald (leading man on the mic), Michael Bisping & Paul Felder

Fight Card


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Prelims

Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez

Flyweight Bout

Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez UFC Fight Night

Carlos Hernandez won via split Decision (28-29, 27-30, 29-28)

Micheal Gillmore vs Ramiz Brahimaj

Welterweight Bout

Micheal Gillmore vs Ramiz Brahimaj UFC Fight Night 2022

Ramiz Brahimaj won via submission (Rear Naked Choke), R1, 2:02

Jonathan Martinez vs Alejandro Perez

Featherweight Bout

Jonathan-Martinez-vs-Alejandro-Perez-UFC Vegas 49

Jonathan Martinez won via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Fares Ziam vs Terrance McKinney

Lightweight Bout

Fares Ziam vs Terrance McKinney UFC Fight Night

Terrance Mcknney won via submission (Rear Naked Choke), R1, 2:11

Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual

Women’s Bantamweight Bout

Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual UFC Fight Night

Josiane Nunes won via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Zhu Rong vs Ignacio Bahamondes

Lightweight Bout

Zhu Rong vs Ignacio Bahamondes UFC FIght Night

Ignacio Bahamondes won via submission (Guillotine Choke), R3, 1:40

Main Card

Armen Petrosyan vs Gregory Rodrigues

Middleweight Bout

Armen Petrosyan vs Gregory Rodrigues UFC Fight Night

Armen Petrosyan won via split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Arman Tsarukyan vs Joel Alvarez

Lightweight Bout

Arman Tsarukyan vs Joel Alvarez UFC Fight Night

Arman Tsarukyan won via KO/TKO (Punches), R2, 1:57

Priscila Cachoeira vs Ji Yeon Kim

Women’s Flyweight Bout

Priscila-Cachoeira-vs-Ji-Yeon-Kim-UFC-Fight-Night

Priscila Cachoeira won via unanimous decision(29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Co-Main Event

Misha Cirkunov vs Wellington Turman

Middleweight Bout

Misha-Cirkunov-vs-Wellington-Turman-UFC-FIght-Night

Wellington Turman won via submission (armbar) at 1:29 in round 2

Main Event

Bobby Green vs Islam Makhachev

Catchweight Bout

Bobby Green vs Islam Makhachev UFC Vegas 49 Catchweight Bout

Islam Makhachev won via TKO (punches) at 3:23 in round 1

Cancelled or Moved Bout


NEWS & UPDATE


On January 7, 2022, Baniel Dariush vs Islam Makhachev match was reported as the headliner bout. Later on February 17, 2022, Dariush withdrew from the bout due to an ankle injury. Bobby Green replaced Dariush on short notice, and the bout was turned into a catchweight bout at 160 lbs.

On December 1, 2021, a fight between Cirkunov and Makhmud Muradov was first reported by Igor Lazorin on Instagram for this event. Later on January 27, 2022, Muradov announced via Instagram that he has suffered a hand injury. On January 28, 2022, UFC announced Turman as a replacement for Muradov[source]. Turman was earlier preparing to fight Rodolfo Vieira at UFC 270, but Vieira pulled out of the fight due to medical reasons.

On January 13, 2022, John Hoyn Ko reported Priscilla Cachoeira vs Ji Yeon Kim to take place at this event.[source]

On November 29, 2021, Igor Lazorin reported Arman Tsarukyan vs Joel Alvarez to take place at this event.[source]

On December 02, 2021, ESPN Deportes first reported Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez take place at this event.

On December 11, 2021, Haysport version 2.0 reported Armen Petrosyan vs Gregory Rodrigues to take place at this event.

On January 13, 2022, Marcel Dorff initially reported Josiane Nunes vs. Wu Yanan to take place at this event. later on January 26, 2022, Yanan withdrew from the bout due to unknown reasons. On February 18, Romona Pascual replaced Yanan.

On October 15, 2021, CC Legaspi of ESPN Deportes reported Zhu Rong vs Ignacio Bahamondes to take place at this event.

On November 22, 2021, Mulitple sources confirmed Jinh Yu Frey vs Hannah Goldy match to take place at this event.[source] On February 23, 2022, the bout was scrapped due to illness to Hannah Goldy[source].

On December 23, 2021, ESPN Deportes first reported Jonathan Martinez vs Alejandro Perez match as a bantamweight bout. On February 23, UFC revealed it to be a featherweight bout.(source)

On January 12, 2021, Gillmore confirmed the bout against Jonny Parsons via Instagram. Later on February 17, 2022, Gillmore posted on his Instagram story that Parsons is replaced by Brahimaj.

Fares Ziam vs Terrance McKinney was scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night on November 20, 2021. However, one of the cornermen for McKinney was tested positive for COVID-19 and the bout was canceled [source]. On December 4, 2021, Iridium Sports Agency confirmed via Instagram that the bout is rescheduled for this event.

On February 15, 2021, UFC officially released a poster for this event via Twitter.

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