On Saturday, June 27, the UFC will host its 12th broadcast on ESPN from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

In the night’s main event, former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier clashes with New Zealand’s Dan Hooker. The Louisiana native Poirier will aim to rebound from a third-round submission loss to current titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov in his last Octagon appearance. The Kiwi Hooker has won seven of his last eight, with five coming via stoppage. He was most recently in action against Paul Felder, eking out a narrow decision victory.

The event kicks off with the preliminary card airing live on ESPN at 6 p.m. ET. The main card follows at 8 p.m. ET, also on ESPN.


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The fighters hit the scales on Friday, June 19.

ESPN Main Card
Dustin Poirier (156) vs. Dan Hooker (155.5)
Mike Perry (171) vs. Mickey Gall (170)
Gian Villante (255) vs. Maurice Greene (255)
Brendan Allen (185.5) vs. Kyle Daukaus (185.5)
Philipe Lins (234) vs. Tanner Boser (235)
Sean Woodson (149) vs. Julian Erosa (149.5)
ESPN Preliminary Card
Luis Pena (155) vs. Khama Worthy (154.5)
Takashi Sato (170.5) vs. Jason Witt (171)
Kay Hansen (115.5) vs. Jinh Yu Frey (115.5)
Jordan Griffin (145) vs. Youssef Zalal (145.5)

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