• Keith Walsh

UFC Fight Night Covington vs Lawler Preview:


This Saturday from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey UFC on ESPN 5 comes to you live starting at noon EST. We have a huge main event with two of the best Welterweights in the game today as Colby Covington will take on Ruthless Robbie Lawler in what will more than likely determine the number one contender for the Welterweight Championship. It has been over a year since we've seen Colby Covington in the Octagon. As for Robbie Lawler he is coming off of a controversial loss to Ben Askren in his last fight. The main event for this card should be absolutely insane and I could not be more excited.


On top of the great card we have in store, I will be in attendance for this great event and will be providing some live coverage from the Prudential Center. It's my first UFC event so I am super excited and can't wait to be able to see the action live. Make sure you are following Ginger Thread on all social media so you can see the live coverage.


Now lets take a look at how this card shapes up...


Prelims 12:00pm EST:


Womens Flyweight Bout: Miranda Granger (4-0-0) vs Hannah Goldy (5-0-0)


Welterweight Bout: Claudio Silva (13-1-0) vs Cole Williams (11-1-0)


Womens Flyweight Bout: Lauren Murphy (10-4-0) vs Mara Romero Borella (12-5-0, 2NC)


Flyweight Bout: Jordan Espinosa (14-5-0, 1NC) vs Matt Schnell (13-4-0)


Womens Flyweight Bout: Antonina Shevchenko (7-1-0) vs Lucie Pudilova (8-4-0)


Welterweight Bout: Mickey Gall (5-2-0) vs Salim Touahri (10-3-0)



Main Card 3:00pm EST:


Light Heavyweight Bout: Darko Stosic (13-2-0) vs Kennedy Nzechukwu (6-1-0)


Lightweight Bout: Scott Holtzman (12-3-0) vs Dong Hyun Ma (16-9-3)


Middleweight Bout: Trevin Giles (11-1-0) vs Gerald Meerschaert (28-11-0)


Lightweight Bout: Joaquim Silva (11-1-0) vs Nasrat Haqparast (10-2-0)


Lightweight Bout: Jim Miller (30-13-0 ,1NC) vs Clay Guida (35-18-0)


Welterweight Bout: Colby Covington (14-1-0) vs Robbie Lawler (28-13-0, 1NC)


This card should be incredible, make sure you tune in to ESPN on Saturday starting at Noon and catch all of the action. Also, don't forget to follow me on social media to check out my live coverage of the event from inside the Prudential Center! Share your predictions for the fights with me as well!


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