UFC returns to Apex Arena with UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Xiaonan or UFC Fight Night 211 event on October 1, 2022.
A strawweight pairing of Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan will headline the show along with Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event. The event also goes by the name UFC on ESPN+ 69.
Mackenzie Dern enters her 10th UFC bout. Bouncing back from a defeat to Marina Rodriguez, Dern has defeated Tecia Torres at UFC 273 in April this year. Yan Xiaonan has suffered two back-to-back losses to Carla Esparza and Marina Rodriguez in her last two UFC bouts and would look to get back to winning ways here.
Cody Garbrandt was scheduled to face Rani Yahya in the co-main event, but Yahya has pulled out for unknown reasons. UFC is looking for a replacement for Yahya. Sodiq Yusuff is bout is rescheduled to faced Don Shainis after his original opponent from UFC Vegas 60 pulled out.
Check below for the complete details on UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Xiaonan with fight card, date, start time, streaming link, and more details.
- Event: UFC Fight Night
- Date: October 01, 2022
- Prelims Card Start Time: 4 PM EST
- Main Card Start Time: 7 PM EST
- Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV, US
How to Watch
UFC on ESPN+ 69 event will air exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States. You can stream both the preliminary card and main card of UFC Vegas 61 via the ESPN+ Streaming service. Check the below link to subscribe to ESPN+ for $6.99 per month.
- Main Event: Mackenzie Dern vs Yan Xiaonan (Women’s Strawweight Bout)
- Co-Main Event: Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo (Welterweight Bout)
- Maxim Grishin vs Philipe Lins – (Light Heavyweight Bout)
- Raoni Barcelos vs Trevin Jones (Bantamweight Bout)
- Sodiq Yusuff vs Don Shainis (Featherweight Bout)
- Mike Davis vs Viacheslav Borshchev (Lightweight Bout)
- John Castaneda vs Daniel Santos (Bantamweight Bout)
- Ilir Latifi vs Aleksei Oleinik (Heavyweight Bout)
- Joaquim Silva vs Jesse Ronson – (Lightweight Bout)
- Krzysztof Jotk vs Brendan Allen – (Middleweight Bout)
- Julija Stoliarenko vs Chelsea Chandler – (Catchweight Bout)
- Guido Cannetti vs Randy Costa – (Bantamweight Bout)
Canceled or Moved bout
- Leah Letson vs Chelsea Chandler
- Vinc Pichel vs Jesse Ronsone
- Tabatha Ricci vs Cheyanne Vlismas
- Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci