How to Watch UFC on ESPN 23

By: Brian Knapp
Apr 30, 2021

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will put guaranteed violence back on the menu when Dominick Reyes meets former Rizin Fighting Federation titleholder Jiri Prochazka in the UFC on ESPN 23 main event on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Scheduled for five rounds, it showcases two of the promotion’s Top 5 light heavyweights.

UFC on ESPN “Reyes vs. Prochazka”—which airs live on ESPN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT—also features a featherweight co-headliner between Cub Swanson and Giga Chikadze, a light heavyweight tilt pairing Ion Cutelaba with Dustin Jacoby, a middleweight clash pitting Sean Strickland against Krzysztof Jotko, a bantamweight scrap matching Merab Dvalishvili with Cody Stamann and a women’s flyweight encounter slotting Poliana Botelho opposite Luana Carolina. ESPN2 and ESPN+ will share coverage of the undercard at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, a women’s strawweight battle between Randa Markos and Luana Pinheiro anchoring a six-fight slate of prelims.

A closer look at the UFC on ESPN 23 particulars:

THE LINEUP

205: Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka
145: Cub Swanson vs. Giga Chikadze
205: Ion Cutelaba vs. Dustin Jacoby
185: Sean Strickland vs. Krzysztof Jotko
135: Merab Dvalishvili vs. Cody Stamann
125: Poliana Botelho vs. Luana Carolina
115: Randa Markos vs. Luana Pinheiro
145: Gabriel Benitez vs. Jonathan Pearce
145: Kai Kamaka III vs. T.J. Brown
115: Sam Hughes vs. Konklak Suphisara
185: K.B. Bhullar vs. Andreas Michailidis
145: Luke Sanders vs. Felipe Dias Colares

THE RUNDOWN

Preview: The Main Card
Preview: The Prelims
Weigh-in Report
By The Numbers: UFC on ESPN 23 Pre-Fight Edition
By The Numbers: Reyes vs. Prochazka
5 Defining Moments: Cub Swanson
5 Things You Might Not Know About Giga Chikadze
Stand and Deliver: UFC on ESPN 23


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