The UFC returns this week with… a card? UFC Fight Night: Oezdemir vs. Smith has some fun bouts dotted all up and down it, but for the most part it feels like just an event to keep everyone’s contractual obligations fulfilled. Most notably, if Volkan Oezdemir gets a big KO over Anthony Smith in the main event, he probably has a title shot coming against the Jones/Gus 2 winner. Otherwise, nobody on the event seems especially on the cusp of anything more than another chance to showcase their talent.
The main card breakdown is posted up above, via SoundCloud, but we’re splitting things with our Bloody Elbow Presents YouTube channel. So if you’re interested in the prelims, you can find those below.
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FS1 MAIN CARD | 10PM/7PM ET&PT
Volkan Oezdemir vs Anthony Smith – 3:55
Michael Johnson vs Artem Lobov – 14:55
Misha Cirkunov vs Patrick Cummins – 23:40
Andre Soukhamthath vs Jonathan Martinez – 32:47
Gian Villante vs Ed Herman – 39:36
Alex Garcia vs Court McGee – 51:48
FS2 PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ET&PT
Nordine Taleb vs Sean Strickland
Thibault Gouti vs Nasrat Haqparast
Calvin Kattar vs Chris Fishgold
Sarah Moras vs Talita Bernardo
UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ET&PT
Te Edwards vs Don Madge
Arjan Singh Bhullar vs Marcelo Golm
Stevie Ray vs Jessie Ayari