UFC fight schedule for 2019: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos, Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos headline – CBS Sports

It’s been an exciting year of UFC action to this point, and to think we have so much more ahead of us is simply a wonderful thought for all fight fans. Here in 2019, if you had to pick one fighter that’s been the star among all the action we’ve seen, it’s been the promotion’s latest dual-champion Henry Cejudo. The former Olympic gold medalist began the year by dismantling then-bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw in the main event of the UFC’s debut card on the ESPN platform, and he followed that up recently at UFC 238 by claiming the vacant bantamweight title by (stunningly, to some) defeating Marlon Moraes, adding to his collection that already includes the UFC flyweight championship. 

We’re ready to continue on with the UFC calendar as the summer months kick into high gear, and we have a lot to look forward to. Among the fights to get excited about in the near future include a heavyweight contenders showdown between Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones looking to add another big name to his resume in the form of the always-dangerous Thiagos Santos and Max Holloway returning to the featherweight ranks after a brief experiment at lightweight to defend his title against Frankie Edgar. 

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Below is an updating schedule of events and main event bouts for 2019, and be sure to check back for updates throughout the year.

UFC 2019 schedule

Event Main event Location Date TV
UFC Fight Night Greenville Renato Moicano vs. Korean Zombie Greenville, South Carolina June 22 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night Minneapolis Francis Ngannou vs. Junior Dos Santos Minneapolis, Minnesota June 29 ESPN
UFC 239 Jon Jones (c) vs. Thiago Santos Las Vegas July 6 PPV
UFC Fight Night Sacramento Germaine de Randamie vs. Aspen Ladd Sacramento, California July 13 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night San Antonio TBD San Antonio, Texas July 20 ESPN
UFC 240 Max Holloway (c) vs. Frankie Edgar Edmonton, Alberta, Canada July 27 PPV
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Aug. 3 ESPN
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Aug. 10 ESPN+
UFC 241 Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Stipe Miocic Anaheim, California Aug. 17 PPV
UFC Fight Night Shenzhen TBD Shenzhen, China Aug. 31 ESPN+
UFC 242 Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Dustin Poirier Abu Dhabi, UAE Sept. 7 PPV
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Sept. 14 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night Mexico City TBD Mexico City, Mexico Sept. 21 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Sept. 28 ESPN+
UFC 243 TBD TBD Oct. 5 PPV
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Oct. 12 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Oct. 18 ESPN2
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Oct. 26 ESPN+
UFC 244 TBD TBD Nov. 2 PPV
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Nov. 16 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Nov. 23 ESPN+
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Dec. 7 ESPN
UFC 245 TBD TBD Dec. 14 PPV
UFC Fight Night TBD TBD Dec. 21 ESPN+
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