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UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev - A Full Breakdown of the Heavyweight Showdown at UFC Apex

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to captivate mixed martial arts (MMA) fans worldwide with its upcoming event, UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev.

Scheduled for March 2, 2024, at the renowned UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, this event promises an exhilarating blend of skill, strategy, and strength. From the heavyweight clash in the main event to the dynamic battles across various weight classes, each fight on the card offers a unique storyline and potential for unforgettable moments.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the event, including the full fight card, venue details, timings, and broadcast schedule.

Event Venue and Timing

  • Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Date: March 2, 2024

  • Main Card Start Time: 8 PM ET

  • Preliminary Card Start Time: 6 PM ET

  • Broadcast Schedule: The event will be available live on ESPN+ in the United States. International viewers can catch the action on their local UFC broadcast partners.

Full Fight Card Breakdown

Main Event - Heavyweight Bout: Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Shamil Gaziev

Rozenstruik, known for his knockout power, faces Gaziev, a rising star with a formidable grappling game. This heavyweight clash is poised to test the striking prowess of Rozenstruik against Gaziev’s ground control and submission skills.

Co-Main Event - Light Heavyweight Bout: Vitor Petrino vs. Tyson Pedro

Petrino and Pedro are both well-rounded fighters with impressive records. Petrino's striking accuracy and Pedro's submission techniques make this a much-anticipated matchup in the light heavyweight division.

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Main Card - Flyweight Bout: Alex Perez vs. Muhammad Mokaev

A classic striker vs. grappler matchup, Perez's experience and striking skills clash with Mokaev's wrestling and ground control. This fight could have significant implications for the flyweight rankings.

Main Card - Flyweight Bout: Matt Schnell vs. Steve Erceg

Both fighters are known for their agility and speed. Schnell's versatility in both striking and grappling matches well against Erceg’s technical prowess, setting up a potentially fast-paced contest.

Main Card - Bantamweight Bout: Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Bekzat Almakhan

Nurmagomedov, from the famed fighting family, brings exceptional grappling and a relentless pace against Almakhan's striking and resilience. This bantamweight bout showcases the clash of different fighting philosophies.

Main Card - Bantamweight Bout: Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios

The young phenom Rosas Jr. takes on the experienced Turcios in a fight that promises action. Both fighters have shown great promise and versatility, making this a must-watch for fans.

Preliminary Card Highlights:

The prelims feature a mix of seasoned veterans and promising newcomers across various weight classes. Middleweight contenders Eryk Anders and Jamie Pickett will showcase their striking skills, while bantamweights Vinicius Oliveira and Yanis Ghemmouri aim to climb the rankings. Additionally, lightweights Loik Radzhabov and Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady, along with middleweights Christian Leroy Duncan and Claudio Ribeiro, are set to display their talents and ambition in the octagon.

The anticipation builds for what promises to be an unforgettable night of competition. Don’t miss a moment of the action on March 2, 2024.

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