UFC Fight Night: Lewis Vs. Oleinik Fight Card: Predictions, Preview, Location (Aug. 8, 2020)
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik fight card will include 11 fights, adding Lewis vs. Oleinik for the main event of the night. A heavyweight bout between former UFC Heavyweight Championship challenger Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik has been slated to serve as the event headliner.
Chris Weidman Vs. Omari Akhmedov for Middleweight bout will serve the co-main event.
A featherweight bout between Steve Garcia and Peter Barrett was scheduled for the event. However, Garcia withdrew from the bout for an undisclosed reason on July 25 and was replaced by Youssef Zalal.
Check out the full fight card;
Main card (ESPN+)
- Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik
- Chris Weidman vs. Omari Akhmedov
- Darren Stewart vs. Maki Pitolo
- Yana Kunitskaya vs. Julija Stoliarenko
- Beneil Dariush vs. Scott Holtzman
Preliminary card (ESPN/ESPN+)
- Tim Means vs. Laureano Staropoli
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alexander Muñoz
- Andrew Sanchez vs. Wellington Turman
- Kevin Holland vs. Joaquin Buckley
- Gavin Tucker vs. Justin Jaynes
- Youssef Zalal vs. Peter Barrett
- Irwin Rivera vs. Ali Alqaisi
A women's bantamweight bout between former UFC Women's Flyweight Champion Nicco Montaño and Julia Avila was originally scheduled for the event. However, due to Montano's coach John Wood testing positive for COVID-19, the bout was rescheduled for UFC Fight Night 177.
A heavyweight bout between Sergei Pavlovich and Ciryl Gane was supposed to take place at this event. However, Pavlovich withdrawn on July 15 due to an old knee injury that lacks surgery. He was replaced by Shamil Abdurakhimov and the bout moved to UFC 253.
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