- Network: ESPN 2
- Venue: Wells Fargo Center
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Event Date: March 30, 2019 7:30PM
UFC is headed back to the city of Brotherly Love, and doing it with a couple of buzzsaws atop the card.
Legs aren't going to emerge unscathed as two of the best in the leg kicking game battle in the main event of UFC Fight Night Philadelphia. Justin Gaethje and Edson Barboza are known for their striking game, in particular their debilitating kicks.
Those two are far from the only ranked fighters competing in Philly. Dave Branch, Josh Emmett, Michael Johnson, Michelle Waterson, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Alexa Grasso, Ray Borg and Alex Perez are all top-15 fighters on the show, landing the event at an impressive ten ranked combatants.
Main Card (7 PM EST, ESPN)
Edson Barboza (20-6-0) vs. Justin Gaethje (19-2)
David Branch (22-5) vs. Jack Hermansson (18-4)
Josh Emmett (13-2) vs. Michael Johnson (19-13)
Michelle Waterson (16-6) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (12-3)
Paul Craig (10-3) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (6-0)
Sheymon Moraes (11-2) vs. Sodiq Yusuff (8-1)
Preliminary Card (5pm EST., ESPN)
Jessica Aguilar (20-7) vs. Marina Rodriguez (10-0-1)
Ross Pearson (20-15, 1NC) vs. Desmond Green (21-8)
Enrique Barzola (15-3-1) vs. Kevin Aguilar (16-1)
Kevin Holland (13-4) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (28-10)
Preliminary Card (3:30pm EST., ESPN+)
Ray Borg (11-3) vs. Casey Kenney (10-1-1)
Maryna Moroz (8-3) vs. Sabina Mazo (6-0)
Alex Perez (21-5) vs. Mark De La Rosa (11-1)