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UFC Fight Night: Rob Font vs. Cody Garbrandt -- How to watch and stream, plus full analysis

Rob Font, winner of three in a row, has a big opportunity on Saturday, facing ex-champ Cody Garbrandt. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

Rob Font faces former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.

The bouts at UFC Apex will be on ESPN+, with the main card starting at 7 p.m. ET and prelims at 4 p.m.

Font (18-4) has won three fights in a row, most recently a second-round TKO of Marlon Moraes in December. He is No. 5 in the ESPN men's bantamweight rankings.

The fourth-ranked Garbrandt (12-3) won the belt in 2016 and lost it in his first defense the following year, then dropped two more bouts after that. He got back on track with a second-round knockout of Raphael Assuncao last June.

The co-main event is a showdown of ranked strawweights. Former champion Carla Esparza (17-6), who has won four in a row, takes on fifth-ranked Yan Xiaonan (13-1, 1 NC), who is unbeaten in her last 12 fights.

Among the other fights on the card is a matchup of prospect Edmen Shahbazyan (11-1), a 23-year-old coming off his only professional loss, and Jack Hermansson (21-5), who is No. 9 in the ESPN middleweight rankings but has lost two of his last three bouts.


How to watch the fights

Watch the fights on ESPN+. If you don't have ESPN+, get it here.

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There's also FightCenter, which offers live updates for every UFC card.


Saturday's fight card

ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET
Rob Font vs. Cody Garbrandt | Men's bantamweight
Yan Xiaonan vs. Carla Esparza | Strawweight
Justin Tafa vs. Jared Vanderaa | Heavyweight
Felicia Spencer vs. Norma Dumont | Women's featherweight
David Dvorak vs. Raulian Paiva | Men's flyweight
Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan | Middleweight
ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET
Ricardo Ramos vs. Bill Algeo | Men's bantamweight
Ben Rothwell vs. Chris Barnett | Heavyweight
Court McGee vs. Claudio Silva | Welterweight
Bruno Silva vs. Victor Rodriguez | Men's flyweight
Josh Culibao vs. Sha Yilan |} Men's featherweight
Damir Hadzovic vs. Yancy Medeiros | Lightweight
Rafael Alves vs. Damir Ismagulov | Lightweight


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