UFC on ESPN 5: Covington vs. Lawler fight card

Following UFC 240 held this past weekend in Edmonton, Canada, MMA event UFC on ESPN 5 takes place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, USA on August 4 (AEST). The fight card features twelve bouts with a pair of welterweights, Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler, battling it out in the headliner of the show. The contest is scheduled for five rounds.

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The co-main event is a three-round lightweight matchup between Jim Miller and Clay Guida. Also on the main card, Joaquim Silva faces Nasrat Haqparast also at lightweight, Trevin Giles takes on Gerald Meerschaert at middleweight, and Scott Holtzman meets Dong Hyun Ma at lightweight. Light heavyweights Darko Stosic and Kennedy Nzechukwu kick off the main card.

The six-fight main card follows the preliminary lineup, as well comprising six outings. Top of the bill features Mickey Gall and Salim Touahri squaring off at welterweight, following a women’s flyweight battle between Antonina Shevchenko and Lucie Pudilova.

Among other bouts, Jordan Espinosa goes up against Matt Schnell at flyweight, and Lauren Murphy faces off Mara Romero Borella at women’s flyweight.

The complete fight card for UFC on ESPN 5 can be found below.

UFC on ESPN 5 fight card

Main card
Welterweight Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler
Lightweight Jim Miller vs. Clay Guida
Lightweight Joaquim Silva vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Middleweight Trevin Giles vs. Gerald Meerschaert
Lightweight Scott Holtzman vs. Dong Hyun Ma
Light Heavyweight Darko Stosic vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu

Preliminary card
Welterweight Mickey Gall vs. Salim Touahri
Women’s Flyweight Antonina Shevchenko vs. Lucie Pudilova
Flyweight Jordan Espinosa vs. Matt Schnell
Women’s Flyweight Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella
Welterweight Claudio Silva vs. Cole Williams
Women’s Flyweight Miranda Granger vs. Hannah Goldy

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