Holland vs. Rodriguez gives UFC Fight Night Woodley vs. Burns 11-Fights

The May 30th UFC Fight Night card headlined by former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley versus surging Gilbert Burns will officially be a 11-fight card, UFC on ESPN 9.

According to Dana White the May 30th event will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Nevada Athletic Commission Just announced today (5/22/2020) they will be having a meeting on May 27th; most likely giving MMA and Boxing a green light to return to Sin City.

Dana White also announced the full card for UFC on ESPN 9. The lone fight that wasn’t already rumored to be happening will see Kevin Holland, who scored a first round TKO of Anthony Hernandez at UFC on ESPN 8, against Daniel Rodriguez, who submitted Tim Means on short notice in his Octagon debut at UFC on ESPN+ 25.

Main Card

  • Welterweight Bout: Tyron Woodley (19-4-1) vs. Gilbert Burns (18-3)
  • Heavyweight Bout: Blagoy Ivanov (18-3) vs. Augusto Sakai (14-1-1)
  • Welterweight Bout: Kevin Holland (17-5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (11-1)
  •  Lightweight Bout: Roosevelt Roberts (9-1) vs. Brok Weaver (15-4)
  • Women’s Strawweight Bout: Mackenzie Dern (7-1) vs. Hannah Cifers (10-4)

Prelims

  • Women’s Flyweight Bout: Katlyn Chookagian (13-3) vs. Antonina Shevchenko (8-1)
  • Featherweight Bout: Billy Quarantillo (13-2) vs. Spike Carlyle (9-1)
  • Light-Heavyweight Bout: Jamahal Hill (7-0) vs. Klidson Abreu (15-4)
  • Flyweight Bout: Tim Elliott (15-10-1) vs. Brandon Royval (10-4)
  • Bantamweight Bout: Casey Kenney (13-2-1) vs. Louis Smolka (16-6)
  • Bantamweight Bout: Chris Gutierrez (14-3-1) vs. Vince Morales (9-4)

 

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