The lineup is set for next week’s UFC 220 return to Boston, which features a pair of title fights at the top of the card UFC 220 takes place Saturday at TD Garden in Boston. The main card, which includes two title fights, airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) puts his title on the line against fast-rising knockout artist Francis Ngannou (11-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC). And in the co-feature, light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) takes on Volkan Oezdemir (15-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC).
Rounding out the main card on pay-per-view is a featherweight fight between Shane Burgos (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Boston’s own Calvin Kattar (17-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC); a light heavyweight bout between Francimar Barroso (19-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Gian Villante (15-9 MMA, 5-6 UFC); and a bantamweight contest pitting Thomas Almeida (22-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) against Boston’s Rob Font (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC).
In the featured prelim, on FS1, Kyle Bochniak (7-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC), from Boston, meets Brandon Davis (8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in a featherweight bout. Plus, Abdul Razak Alhassan (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Sabah Homasi (11-7 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is set at welterweight; Dustin Ortiz (17-7 MMA, 6-5 UFC) meets Alexandre Pantoja (18-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at flyweight; and short-notice replacement Julio Arce (13-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets Dan Ige (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in a featherweight fight between two men making their promotional debuts.
The featured bout on UFC Fight Pass takes place at featherweight, as well, between Enrique Barzola (13-3-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Matt Bessette (22-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC). In addition, Maryna Moroz (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Jamie Moyle (4-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) square off in a women’s strawweight bout, and Islam Makhachev (14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) takes on Gleison Tibau (33-12 MMA, 16-10 UFC) at lightweight.
The full UFC 220 lineup includes Fight Card Start Time
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou – for heavyweight title
Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir – for light heavyweight title
Shane Burgos vs. Calvin Kattar
Francimar Barroso vs. Gian Villante
Thomas Almeida vs. Rob Font
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Kyle Bochniak vs. Brandon Davis
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi
Dustin Ortiz vs. Alexandre Pantoja
Julio Arce vs. Dan Ige
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Enrique Barzola vs. Matt Bessette
Maryna Moroz vs. Jamie Moyle
Islam Makhachev vs. Gleison Tibau