UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Font airs live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN on Saturday, August 5. In Australia, the event airs live on Sunday, August 6. In the five-round main event, 31-year-old former interim UFC bantamweight title challenger Cory Sandhagen (16-4) of Aurora, Colorado goes up against his fellow-American 36-year-old No. 7-ranked contender Rob Font (20-6) of Leominster, Massachusetts. In the co-main event, former women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade (24-11) of Brazil takes on unbeaten TUF winner Tatiana Suarez (10-0) of Covina, California, USA.
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Also on the card, Kennedy Nzechukwu (12-3) of Nigeria and Dustin Jacoby (18-7-1) of the United States go face to face at light heavyweight. As well, Gavin Tucker (13-2) of Canada and Diego Lopes (21-6) of Brazil square off at featherweight. In addition, Tanner Boser (20-10-1) of Canada and Aleksa Camur (6-2) of Bosnia meet at light heavyweight. Plus, Ludovit Klein (19-4-1) of Slovakia and Ignacio Bahamondes (14-4) of Chile duel at lightweight. The full lineup can be found below.
UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font start time in USA
MMA fans in the United States can watch UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font live stream on ESPN+. The date is Saturday, August 5. The main card start time is scheduled for 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT. The preliminary card begins at 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT.
UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font start time in Australia
MMA fans in Australia can watch UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font live stream on UFC Fight Pass. The date is Sunday, August 6. The main card start time is scheduled for 11 am AEST. The preliminary card begins at 8 am AEST.
MMA fans can also connect via VPN, such as ExpressVPN, and live stream UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font from practically anywhere.
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UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font fight card
The full UFC Nashville: Sandhagen vs Font fight card looks as the following:
- Cory Sandhagen vs. Rob Font
- Jessica Andrade vs. Tatiana Suarez
- Dustin Jacoby vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
- Diego Lopes vs. Gavin Tucker
- Tanner Boser vs. Aleksa Camur
- Ignacio Bahamondes vs. Ludovit Klein
- Kyler Phillips vs. Raoni Barcelos
- Jeremiah Wells vs. Carlston Harris
- Billy Quarantillo vs. Damon Jackson
- Cody Durden vs. Jake Hadley
- Sean Woodson vs. Dennis Buzukja
- Ode Osbourne vs. Asu Almabaev
The Bridgestone Arena from Nashville, Tennessee will be the site for a showdown between Cory Sandhagen and Rob Font. The fight will be held on Saturday, August 5 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and headline a six-fight main card, There are also six fights scheduled for the preliminary card that will start at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
ESPN+ will handle the live streaming for both events.
The Font-Sandhagen match will take place at a 140-pound catchweight. Sandhagen was originally scheduled to fact Umar Nurgamedov in the main event but Nurgamedov had to pull out after suffering a shoulder injury during training.
Sandhagen (16-4) comes into Saturday on a two-fight win streak with a stoppage win over Song Yadong in September 2022 and a split decision win over Marion Vera on March 25. He would love to get an impressive win Saturday to be in consideration for a future title shot depending on how the upcoming fight between Aljamain Sterling and Shawn O’Malley goes. Sandhagen is ranked No. 4 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.
Font (20-6) was on the downswing after consecutive losses to Vera and Jose Aldo and took nearly a year off from the octagon after the Vera loss. He was a big underdog against Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 but won by first-round knockout and earned a Performance of the Night bonus. The Yanez win has Font back in the mix and ranked No. 7 in the bantamweight division. A win Saturday could vault him into the top five.
Sandhagen is an early betting favorite at -335 on DraftKings Sportsbook. Font is betting at +280.
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Fony will be available for live stream on ESPN+. If you want to watch, you’ll need to purchase a subscription. If you purchase ESPN+ separately, it cost $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Or you can purchase it a part of the Disney+ bundle, which also features Hulu and ESPN+ for $13.99 per month.