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San Antonio, TX (March 25th, 2023)– UFC action continues this weekend with UFC Fight Night Presented by Modelo: Vera vs. Sandhagen, live from AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX this Saturday, March 25, exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+ (English and Spanish) and SiriusXM Fight Nation, with the main card at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT, preceded by the Prelims at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT. Live coverage begins Friday with UFC Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Vera vs. Sandhagen at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2, providing fans with exclusive insights and views heading into Fight Night.
In the main event, surging No. 3 ranked bantamweight contender Marlon Vera (20-7) takes on No. 5 ranked Cory Sandhagen (15-4). Vera arrives on a four-fight winning streak and hopes to secure a title shot by knocking out his opponent. Sandhagen looks to halt Vera’s momentum and stake his claim for a shot at the belt.
In the co-main event, former women’s bantamweight champion and current No. 3 ranked Holly Holm (14-6) battles No. 6 Yana Santos (14-6). Holm returns to the Octagon hoping to cement her legacy in the sport and defend her spot in the rankings. Santos returns after giving birth to her first child with her husband, former title challenger Thiago Santos, looking to rebound from her last appearance and crack the division’s Top 5.
Brendan Fitzgerald will call the action, joined by Paul Felder and former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Megan Olivi will handle reporting duties.
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UFC Weigh-In Results
Main Card (ESPN, UFC on Fight Pass, 7 PM ET, 1 AM CET)
Bantamweight (135 pounds): Marlon Vera (136) vs. Cory Sandhagen (135.5)
Bantamweight (135 pounds): Holly Holm (135.5) vs. Yana Santos (135)
Featherweight (145 pounds): Nate Landwehr (145.5) vs. Austin Lingo (146)
Flyweight (125 pounds): Andrea Lee (126) vs. Maycee Barber (125.5)
Flyweight (125 pounds): Alex Perez (126) vs. Manel Kape (125.5)
Middleweight (185 pounds): Chidi Njokuani (185) vs. Albert Duraev (186)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+, UFC on Fight Pass, 4 PM ET, 10 PM CET)
Featherweight (145 pounds): Daniel Pineda (145.5) vs. Tucker Lutz (146)
Featherweight (145 pounds): Steven Peterson (146) vs. Lucas Alexander (146)
Welterweight (170 pounds): Trevin Giles (170.5) vs. Preston Parsons (171)
Flyweight (125 pounds): CJ Vergara (126) vs. Daniel da Silva (126)
Lightweight (155 pounds): Manuel Torres () – did not appear on the scale due to medical issues vs. Trey Ogden (155.5) – canceled
Flyweight (125 pounds): Vinicius Salvador (126) vs. Victor Altamirano (124.5)
Bantamweight (135 pounds): Tamires Vidal () vs. Hailey Cowan () – not happening, Vidal out due to medical issues
As expected, Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen were the first to hit the bantamweight limit. The main event of the evening is official.