UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Teixeira was first known as UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Weidman and planned to air on May 2, 2020, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. Due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, UFC president Dana White announced on April 9 that springing with the original UFC 249, all future events were continually postponed.
The event was officially canceled on April 20. As we know that Due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, the UFC had to cancel 6 events between March 21 and May 2 so it also includes UFC Fight Night 174 Hermansson vs. Weidman.
Now, UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Teixeira is planned to take place on May 13, 2020, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.
It includes Main card (ESPN) and Preliminary Card (ESPN/ESPN+) with 9 bouts on the line as of now. The main event will be consisting of a Light Heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira
-A middleweight bout between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori also scheduled.
-A heavyweight bout between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski and Philipe Lins scheduled.
-A women's bantamweight bout between Sijara Eubanks and Sarah Moras scheduled.
Below is the full fight card.
Venue: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
Date: Sat, May 13, 2020 / Sun, 14 May, 3:45 Am IST
|1.||Light Heavyweight||Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira|
|2.||Heavyweight||Ben Rothwell vs. Ovince Saint Preux|
|3.||Lightweight||Alexander Hernandez vs. Drew Dober|
|4.||Bantamweight||Ricky Simon vs. Ray Borg|
|5.||Middleweight||Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori|
|6.||Heavyweight||Andrei Arlovski vs. Philipe Lins|
|7.||Lightweight||Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises|
|8.||Women's Bantamweight||Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras|
|9.||Bantamweight||Hunter Azure vs. Brian Kelleher|
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