On Saturday, June 29, the UFC will host its third card on ESPN from the Target Center in Minneapolis.

In the night’s main event, former heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou takes on former champion Junior dos Santos. The power-punching Cameroon native Ngannou has scored back-to-back, sub-minute knockouts over Cain Velasquez and Curtis Blaydes. The Brazilian dos Santos has won three straight, including two straight stoppage wins over Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa.

The action kicks off at 6 p.m. ET with six preliminary-card bouts airing on ESPN. The six-fight main card follows at 9 p.m. ET, also on ESPN.



The fighters hit the scales at 5 p.m. ET on Friday, June 28. Video of the action (courtesy of the UFC) appears above, while the results will be posted below as they become available.

ESPN Main Card
Francis Ngannou (255.5) vs. Junior Dos Santos (249)
Joseph Benavidez (126) vs. Jussier Formiga (125.5)
Demian Maia (171) vs. Anthony Rocco Martin (170.5)
Vinc Pichel (155.5) vs. Roosevelt Roberts (156)
Drew Dober (156) vs. Marco Polo Reyes (155)
Paul Craig (204) vs. Alonzo Menifield (204.5)
ESPN Preliminary Card
Journey Newson (135.5) vs. Ricardo Ramos (136)
Eryk Anders (205) vs. Vinicius Moreira (206)
Jared Gordon (155.5) vs. Dan Moret (155)
Dalcha Lungiambula (205) vs. Dequan Townsend (205)
Amanda Ribas (115) vs. Emily Whitmire (115)
Junior Albini (266) vs. Maurice Greene (256)

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