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Don't Miss UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. Cortez, TONIGHT, Live from Ball Arena, Denver

UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. Cortez
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The Octagon returns to the Mile High City this Saturday, July 13th, for a thrilling night of fights at UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs Cortez. The Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, is set to host a stacked card featuring 11 electrifying bouts that promise high-octane action and potential title implications.

Main Event

The spotlight shines on the women's flyweight division as former strawweight champion Rose "Thug Rose" Namajunas takes on the undefeated Tracy Cortez in a five-round main event. Namajunas looks to continue her momentum in a new weight class, while Cortez aims to cement her status as a rising contender.

Co-Main Event

In the co-main event, welterweight strikers Santiago Ponzinibbio and Muslim Salikhov are primed to deliver a stand-up battle for the ages. Both fighters are known for their knockout power, making this a must-watch for fans of technical striking and explosive finishes.

Main Card Action:

The main card is stacked with compelling matchups across various weight classes:

  • Lightweight: Drew Dober's aggressive style clashes with Jean Silva's well-rounded skillset in a bout that promises to be a firefight.

  • Welterweight: Gabriel Bonfim and Ange Loosa face off in a battle of up-and-coming welterweight prospects eager to make a statement.

  • Featherweight: Christian Rodriguez and Julian Erosa, both known for their exciting fighting styles, are set to deliver a featherweight scrap filled with action.

  • Middleweight: Cody Brundage and Abdul Razak Alhassan meet in a middleweight clash where knockout power will be on full display.

Preliminary Card – Rising Stars and Seasoned Veterans:

The preliminary card features a mix of rising prospects and seasoned veterans:

  • Flyweight: Joshua Van and Charles Johnson collide in a flyweight contest showcasing the division's young talent.

  • Flyweight: Jasmine Jasudavicius and Fatima Kline clash in a women's flyweight bout that could have significant implications for the division's rankings.

  • Flyweight: Luana Santos and Mariya Agapova face off in another women's flyweight contest that promises to be a fast-paced and technical affair.

  • Bantamweight: Montel Jackson and Da'Mon Blackshear square off in a bantamweight bout showcasing the division's depth and diversity.

  • Middleweight: The night kicks off with a middleweight matchup between Josh Fremd and Andre Petroski, two fighters looking to establish themselves in the division.

Don't Miss the Action

UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. Cortez is set to deliver an unforgettable night of fights, showcasing the skill, heart, and determination of the world's best mixed martial artists. Catch all the action live on ESPN and ESPN+ this Saturday, July 13th, starting at 7:00 PM ET.

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