UFC On ESPN 5 Fight Card

UFC On ESPN 5 takes place this coming Saturday, August 3rd in New Jersey with an earlier start time than normal for the main card of 3pm ET (8pm UK).

The main event sees Colby Covington looking to continue his winning streak and earn a title shot against former teammate Robbie Lawler.

the co-main event features two UFC lightweight veterans as Jim Miller locks horns with Clay Guida.

Joaquim Silva has won four of his five fights in the UFC to date as he gets ready to fight Nasrat Haqparast, who is on a two-fight winning streak of his own at lightweight.

Trevin Giles suffered the first loss of his 12-fight career last time out, so he’ll be looking to rebound against Gerald Meerschaert, who needs to get back to winning ways too after back-to-back losses.

Rounding off the UFC On ESPN 5 main card, Scott Holtzman fights Dong Hyun Ma at lightweight, while Darko Stosic goes up against Kennney Nzechuku at light-heavyweight, with all four fighters coming off a loss last time out.

Main Card

Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler

Jim Miller vs. Clay Guida

Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast

Trevin Giles vs. Gerald Meerschaert

Scott Holtzman vs. Dong Hyun Ma

Darko Stosic vs. Kennney Nzechuku


Mickey Gall vs. Salim Touahri

Antonina Shevchenko vs. Lucie Pudilova

Jordan Espinosa vs. Matt Schnell

Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella

Miranda Granger vs. Hannah Goldy

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