01 Jan UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns poster released
Tyron Woodley and Gilbert Burns go head-to-head this Saturday in the UFC’s return to Las Vegas.
While the promotion awaits final approval from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, as of now UFC on ESPN 9 is expected to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas and Woodley and Burns will close the show with a welterweight duel featured on the official poster for the event.
Welcome to FIGHT WEEK!
Saturday on @ESPN & ESPN+ pic.twitter.com/JdzxTWpaXP
— UFC (@ufc) May 25, 2020
This will be Woodley’s first fight since losing the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman in March 2019, while Burns hunts for his fourth consecutive victory at 170 pounds.
Not featured on the poster are co-headliners Blagoy Ivanov and Augusto Sakai, who look to crack the heavyweight top 10 with a win on Saturday.
See the full card for UFC on ESPN 9 below:
Main Card (9 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns
Augusto Sakai vs. Blagoy Ivanov
Daniel Rodriguez vs. Gabriel Green
Brok Weaver vs. Roosevelt Roberts
Mackenzie Dern vs. Hannah Cifers
Preliminaries (6 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
Katlyn Chookagian vs. Antonina Shevchenko
Billy Quarantillo vs. Spike Carlyle
Klidson Abreu vs. Jamahal Hill
Tim Elliott vs. Brandon Royval
Casey Kenney vs. Louis Smolka
Chris Gutierrez vs. Vince Morales
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