UFC Singapore Demian Maia faces Ben Askren
UFC Fight Night 162: Demian Maia (pictured) and Ben Askren square off at welterweight | Pic: Facebook

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Singapore this coming Saturday October 26. MMA event, billed as UFC on ESPN+ 20, takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium featuring a total of eleven bouts.

In the main event Demian Maia (27-9) faces Ben Askren (19-1) in the scheduled for five rounds welterweight bout. The Brazilian competitor, who has twice challenged for UFC title in different weight classes, is riding the two-fight win streak, including the win by majority decision against Anthony Rocco Martin, and the first-round submission against Lyman Good. His American opponent, former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder, is coming off the defeat suffered by knockout five seconds in the first round against Jorge Masvidal.

In the co-main event Michael Johnson and Stevie Ray square off at lightweight. Another lightweight battle on the main card features Frank Camacho up against Beneil Dariush.

In addition, Ciryl Gane takes on Don’tale Mayes at heavyweight, and Muslim Salikhov and Laureano Staropoli do battle at welterweight. The complete lineup for UFC Fight Night 162 can be found below.

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren

Main card
Welterweight Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren
Lightweight Michael Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
Lightweight Frank Camacho vs. Beneil Dariush
Heavyweight Ciryl Gane vs. Don’tale Mayes
Welterweight Muslim Salikhov vs. Laureano Staropoli

Preliminary Card
Women’s Strawweight Randa Markos vs. Ashley Yoder
Lightweight Alex White vs. Rafael Fiziev
Featherweight Enrique Barzola vs. Movsar Evloev
Heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich vs. Maurice Greene
Women’s Strawweight Loma Lookbonmee vs. Aleksandra Albu
Heavyweight Raphael Pessoa vs. Jeff Hughes