In the night’s main event, heavyweight contenders collide when wrestling stalwart Curtis Blaydes meets knockout artist Derrick Lewis. Colorado’s Blaydes enters the match-up riding a four-fighting winning streak that includes two knockouts. The only two defeats on the resume of Blaydes have come at the hands of current No. 1 contender Francis Ngannou. Lewis, meanwhile, is a former title challenger who has won three straight. Nineteen of his 24 career wins have come via knockout.
The event kicks off on ESPN+ at 5 p.m. ET, with the main card airing at 8 p.m. ET, also on ESPN+.
The fighters hit the scales on Friday, Feb. 19.
ESPN+ Main Card
Curtis Blaydes (259) vs. Derrick Lewis (263)
Ketlen Vieira (138)* vs. Yana Kunitskaya (135.5)
Charles Rosa (146) vs. Darrick Minner (146)
Aleksei Oleinik (240) vs. Chris Daukaus (234)
Phil Hawes (185) vs. Nassourdine Imavov (185.5)
Andrei Arlovski (249.5) vs. Tom Aspinall (244.5)
ESPN+ Preliminary Card
Jared Gordon (150)* vs. Danny Chavez (145)
Drakkar Klose (156) vs. Luis Pena (155.5)
Eddie Wineland (135.5) vs. John Castañeda (136)
Nate Landwehr (146) vs. Julian Erosa (145.5)
Rafael Alves (157.5)* vs. Pat Sabatini (145.5)
Shana Dobson (126) vs. Casey O’Neill (125.5)
Chas Skelly (146) vs. Jamall Emmers (145.5)
Aiemann Zahabi (136) vs. Drako Rodriguez (140.5)*
Serghei Spivac (245) vs. Jared Vanderaa (265)
* – Vieira, Gordon, Alves and Rodriguez all missed weight and will be fined a portion of their respective fight purses
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