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UFC Fight Night Returns to Louisville After 13 Years with Exciting Line-Up on June 8

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UFC announced that it will return to Louisville, Kentucky for just the second time in the promotion's history, and the first time in over thirteen years, with a highly anticipated fight night event scheduled for Saturday, June 8.

The UFC FIGHT NIGHT® in Louisville will feature preliminaries streaming exclusively on ESPN+ in both English and Spanish, beginning at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT. The main card will be simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+ in both languages, starting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event will be available starting Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. ET on, with a limit of eight tickets per person. UFC Fight Club® members will have an early opportunity to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. ET through Additionally, UFC newsletter subscribers will have access to a special Internet pre-sale on Thursday, April 25 starting at 10 a.m. ET, which can be accessed by registering for the newsletter at

Eric Granger, ASM Global General Manager, expressed gratitude to Louisville Tourism and the Louisville Sports Commission for their support, stating, "We are honored to welcome UFC back to Louisville and to host such a prestigious event at the KFC Yum! Center. Our venue is known for delivering unforgettable live entertainment experiences, and we are excited to host an action-packed night of world-class MMA action.”

UFC Executive Vice President of Event Development, Peter Dropick, shared his enthusiasm about returning to Louisville, noting the long-awaited event is set to delight fans in Kentucky with a spectacular show at the KFC Yum! Center.

Greg Fante, President & CEO of the Louisville Sports Commission, also expressed excitement about hosting the UFC Fight Night, highlighting the strong local fanbase and the electrifying atmosphere anticipated for the event.

Fans can also enjoy VIP Experience packages through On Location, UFC's Official VIP Experience Provider, which offers premium seating, VIP access to weigh-ins, all-inclusive hospitality, and meet-and-greets with UFC fighters. For more details, visit

The event will showcase several exciting bouts, including:

  • Light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes versus Dustin Jacoby

  • Bantamweight bout between Raul Rosas Jr. and Ricky Turcios

  • Welterweight clash between Miguel Baeza and Punahele Soriano

  • Lightweight match featuring Thiago Moises and Ludovit Klein

  • Middleweight bouts and more exciting matchups across various weight classes

For the latest updates on additional bouts and event details, please visit All bouts are live and subject to change.

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