Article

Pettis vs. Barboza On for April 23

Two of the best strikers in mixed martial arts will square off at UFC 197 on April 23, as former lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis takes on Edson Barboza in a surefire Fight of the Night candidate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 197 is headlined by the light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones and the flyweight title fight pitting Demetrious Johnson against Henry Cejudo.

Seeking a return to the win column after losses to Rafael Dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez, Milwaukee's Pettis gets the striking matchup he's wanted against Muay Thai master Barboza, who has logged back-to-back Fight of the Night bonuses in bouts against Paul Felder and Tony Ferguson.
Saturday, April 8
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Buffalo, New York

Media

Recent
Fight Night Oklahoma City was announced recently and a host of fights have been revealed. UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles details the fights in today's UFC Minute, including BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver.
Mar 23, 2017
The official UFC rankings are out and Forrest Griffin and Matt Parrino break down the changes. Jimi Manuwa and Gunnar Nelson had big wins in London, but remain in the same slot. Plus, a look at Marc Diakiese and Arnold Allen.
Mar 22, 2017
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles offers today's viewers a special promo code to get access to UFC 211 tickets one day early.
Mar 22, 2017
Watch Anthony Johnson knockout Ryan Bader during their light heavyweight bout in January of 2016. Don't miss Rumble fight for the belt against Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 in Buffalo, NY.
Mar 22, 2017