Check out our full “Fight Day” preview for UFC Fight Night 86: “Rothwell vs Dos Santos,” which takes place TODAY (Sun., April 10, 2016) live on FOX Sports 1 from Arena Zagreb in Croatia, featuring former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos taking on the heavy-handed Ben Rothwell.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns from a two-week layoff today (Sun., April 10, 2016), as the company debuts in Zagreb, Croatia, with UFC Fight Night 86: “Rothwell vs. Dos Santos” live on FOX Sports 1.
Catch all the action LIVE with a main card start time of 2 p.m. ET (for up-to-date UFC Fight Night 86 results click here).
Below is everything you need to know to stay on top of the Fight Night event.
Who: Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos
What: UFC Fight Night 86
When: Sun., April 10, 2016, beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass
Where: Arena Zagreb in Croatia
How To Watch: Main card at 2 p.m ET on FOX Sports 1; FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” at 12 p.m ET, and UFC Fight Pass early “Prelims” under card at 10:30 a.m ET
Live UFC Fight Night 86 results: Play-by-play coverage stream right here
Why It Matters: Anytime UFC debuts in a new market, it is a big deal for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) as a whole.
Nothing indicates the sport’s growth quite like a new market showing major interest in MMA, and while Croatia may not be loaded with talent right now, this could potentially be the start of a new wave of international fighters.
Is this card stacked by any means? No.
Is this card still important to the sport? Absolutely.
What’s Hot: The only consequential bout at UFC Zagreb is the Heavyweight main event pitting Junior Dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell.
Heading into this fight, the two Heavyweights are ….View full article
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