Main Card at 7 p.m. ET, Prelims at 4 p.m. ET
ESPN+ Available on ESPN.com and ESPN App for Mobile and Connected TV Devices
Las Vegas, NV (May 20th, 2023)– UFC action is back this weekend with UFC Fight Night Presented by New Amsterdam Vodka: Dern vs. Hill, live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas this Saturday, May 20, exclusively on ESPN+ (English and Spanish), 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: Dern vs. Hill at 6 p.m. ET on ESPNEWS, providing fans with exclusive insights and views heading into Fight Night.
In the main event, No. 8 ranked UFC strawweight Mackenzie Dern (12-3) squares off against No. 14 contender Angela Hill (15-12). Dern steps into her third main event looking to get on the winning column again while Hill comes in with two consecutive wins aiming to keep her momentum alive and deliver a statement performance.
In the co-main event, middleweights and Dana White’s Contender Series graduates collide as Edmen Shahbazyan (12-3) meets Anthony Hernandez (10-2). Shahbazyan is back after collecting a win over Dalcha Lungiambula at UFC 282 in December that marked his return to UFC after a one-year sabbatical. Hernandez comes in with a three-fight winning streak looking to secure the biggest win of this career.
Brendan Fitzgerald will call the action, joined by Paul Felder and former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Heidi Androl will handle reporting duties.
Check out UFC Vegas 73 weigh-in results below.
Main Card (ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET)
Mackenzie Dern (115) vs. Angela Hill (114.5)
Edmen Shahbazyan (185.5) vs. Anthony Hernandez (186)
Emily Ducote (119.5) vs. Loopy Godinez (119.5) — 120-pound catchweight bout
Andre Fialho (169.5) vs. Joaquin Buckley (170.5)
Diego Ferreira (154.5) vs. Michael Johnson (155)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET)
Maheshate (155.5) vs. Viacheslav Borshchev (154.5)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115.5) vs. Vanessa Demopoulos (117.5)*
Orion Cosce (172.5)** vs. Gilbert Urbina (170)
Ilir Latifi (249.5) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento (264.5)
Chase Hooper (156) vs. Nick Fiore (154)
Natalia Silva (124.5) vs. Victoria Leonardo (124.5)
Takashi Sato (170.5) vs. Themba Gorimbo (170)
*Demopoulos missed weight. Her bout with Karolina Kowalkiewicz will proceed as a catchweight with Demopoulos forfeiting 20 percent of her purse as penalty
**Cosce missed weight. His bout with Gilbert Urbina will proceed as a catchweight with Cosce forfeiting 20 percent of his purse as penalty.
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