UFC Vegas 50 | UFC Fight Night 203 Fight Card, Date, Start Time

Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev UFC Fight Night 2022

UFC Vegas 50 or UFC Fight Night 203 will be the 5th UFC Fight Night event this year. The show will air on March 12, 2022, from UFC’s Apex Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

A light heavyweight bout between #5 ranked Thiago Santos and #6 ranked Magomed Ankalav will be the main event. Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes bantamweight bout will be co-headliner.

Check below the complete details on UFC Vegas 50: Santos vs Ankalav event, also known as UFC Fight Night 203 or UFC on ESPN+ 61.

Event Info


  • Date: March 12, 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 – Rashad Evans & Anthony Smith
  • Roving reporter – Heidi Androl
  • Octagon announcer – Joe Martinez
  • Cageside Commentators – Brendan Fitzgerald (leading man on the mic from cageside), Dominick Cruz & Paul Felder

Fight Card


Prelims

Azamat Murzakanov vs Tafon Nchukwi

Heavyweight Bout

Azamat Murzakanov vs Tafon Nchukwi UFC Fight Night

Azamat Murzakanov won via TKO (Flying Knee) Round 3, 0:44

Kris Moutinho vs Guido Cannetti

Bantamweight Bout

Kris Moutinho vs Guido Cannetti UFC Fight Night

Guido Cannetti Won via TKO (Punches) Round 1, 2:07

Dalcha Lungiambula vs Cody Brundage

Middleweight Bout

Dalcha Lungiambula vs Cody Brundage UFC Fight Night

Cody Brundage Won via Submission Round 1, 3:41

Sabina Mazo vs Miranda Maverick

Women’s Flyweight Bout

Sabina Mazo vs Miranda Maverick UFC Fight Night

Miranda Maverick Won via Submission Round 2, 2:15

Kamuela Kirk vs Damon Jackson

Featherweight Bout

Kamuela Kirk vs Damon Jackson UFC FIght Night

Damon Jackson won via Submission Round 2, 4:42

Trevin Jones vs Javid Basharat

Bantamweight Bout

Trevin Jones vs Javid Basharat UFC Fight Night

Javid Basharat won via unanimous decision (27-30, 27-30, 28-29)

JJ Aldrich vs Gillian Robertson

Women’s Flyweight Bout

JJ Aldrich vs Gillian Robertson UFC FIght Night

JJ Aldrich won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matthew Semelsberger vs AJ Fletcher

Welterweight Bout

Matthew-Semelsberger vs AJ Fletcher UFC Fight Night

Matthew Semelsberger won via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Main Card

Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva

Middleweight Bout

Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva UFC Fight Night

Alex Pereira won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Drew Dober vs Terrance McKinney

Lightweight Bout

Drew Dober vs Terrance McKinney UFC Vegas 50

Drew Dober won via KO/TKO in round 1 at 3:17

Karl Roberson vs Khalil Rountree Jr.

Light Heavyweight Bout

Khalil Rountree Jr. vs Karl Roberson UFC Fight Night

Khalil Rountree Jr. won via KO/TKO in round 2 (punches) at 0:25

Sodiq Yusuff vs Alex Caceres

Featherweight Bout

Sodiq Yusuff vs Alex Caceres UFC Fight Night

Sodiq Yusuff won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Co-Main Event

Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes

Bantamweight Bout

Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes UFC FIght Night

Song Yadong won via KO/TKO (punches) in round 1 at 2:50

Main Event

Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalav

Light Heavyweight Bout

Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev UFC Fight Night 2022

Magomed Ankalaev won via unanimous decision (46-49, 46-49, 47-48)

Cancelled or Moved Bout


News & Updates


On November 15, 2021, ESPN reported Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalav will headline the Fight Night event.[source]

On December 20, 2021, MMA Junkie reported Song Yadong will face Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 50.

On January 3, 2022, MMA Junkie reported Sodiq Yusuff vs Alex Caceres to take place at this event.

On January 19, 2022, Paradigm Sports announced Karl Roberson will fight Khalil Rountree Jr. at this event.

On January 5, 2022, Iridium Sports Agency announced Drew Dober to take on Ricky Glenn at UFC Vegas 50. On UFC announced Ricky Glenn pulled out from the bout due to injury and Terrance McKinney replace him.[source]

On December 21, 2021, Combate reported Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva to take place on this Fight Night event.

On February 6, 2022, Matthew Semelsberger confirmed on Twitter that he will face AJ Fletcher at this event.[source]

On January 6, 2022, MMAFighting reported Ariane Lipski vs. JJ Aldrich to take place at this event. On February 23, 2022, David Van Auken from FightBananas reported Ariane Lipski has pulled out from the bout due to undisclosed reasons and JJ Gillian Robertson has replaced him.

On December 2, 2021, MMA ISLAND reported Trevin Jones vs Javid Basharat to take place at this event.

On December 23, 2021, Iridium Sports Agency announced Joshua Culibao vs Damon Jackson to take place at this event. On January 29, 2022, Iridium Sports Agency announced that Culibao withdrew from the bout due to undisclosed reasons and was replaced by Kamuela Kirk.[source]

Initially, Sabina Mazo vs. Mandy Bohm match was reported for this event.[source] However, On February 23, 2022, Miranda Maverick announced on her Instagram page that Bohm pulled out from the bout due to undisclosed reasons and she will face Sabina Mazo in her place.

On December 23, 2021, Iridium Sports Agency announced Dalcha Lungiambula vs Cody Brundage bout for UFC Vegas 50.

On December 2, 2021, MMA Argento reported Kris Moutinho vs Guido Cannetti to take place at this event.

On January 3, 2022, Cageside Press reported Azamat Murzakanov vs Tafon Nchukwi bout to take place at this event.

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