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UFC Fight Night 176 – Overeem vs Sakai: Fight card, location, date, live stream and where to watch

Alistair Overeem is one of the top stars for the upcoming UFC Fight Night event
Alistair Overeem is one of the top stars in the UFC (Getty)

UFC Fight Night sees a main event of Alistair Overeem taking on Augusto Sakai and it features a packed fight card

The next UFC event is Fight Night 176 and it features a huge main event with Alistair Overeem taking on Augusto Sakai.

Overeem is a former Heavyweight contender and has won titles outside of the UFC. He is one of the most experienced MMA stars of all-time and holds a record of 46 wins, 18 losses and one no contest.

Alistair Overeem is a UFC veteran
Alistair Overeem (top) of Great Britain fights Walt Harris (bottom) of the United States in their Heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 16, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Overeem is coming off a win over Walt Harris in his last fight. Sakai, for his part, is 15-1-1 in his career.

The 29-year-old Brazilian is on a six-fight win streak and is yet to lose in the UFC.

Date and location

UFC Fight Night 176 takes place on 5 September. The location for this fight is the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which has held most of the fights since the Coronavirus pandemic broke.

UFC Apex Center was build recently
The UFC Apex Center can host UFC events (UFC)

The UFC has been hosting fights almost every week since Fight Island, and this should also have some amazing clashes.

Live streaming and where to watch

The UFC has a deal with ESPN and that is the outlet to watch this Fight Night event. ESPN+ is the streaming option while the clash will also be shown on ESPN.

For Canadian viewers, TSN is the option to watch the fight. DAZN is another outlet which streams the fights in certain locations.

Indian sub-continent fans can check out Sony/Ten for all the action. Sony Liv is the streaming option for these regions.

There are many other sites who show the UFC fights for free too and here are some links that could work on the day of the event.

However, it is best to check local listings for time and availability.

UFC Fight Night – Overeem vs Sakai Card

As with any UFC event, the card is split into two or more. This event has a prelim card and a main card.

Ben Rothwell got the better of Ovince Saint Preux
Ben Rothwell (L) of the United States fights Ovince Saint Preux (R) of the United States in their Heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 13, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

The prelim card starts at 6 PM ET while the main card should start at 8 PM. The prelim card features four fights while the main card has five confirmed bouts.

Prelim card

Middleweight: Andre Muniz vs Bartosz Fabiński

Women’s Flyweight: Viviane Araújo vs Montana De La Rosa

Heavyweight: Alexandr Romanov vs Marcos Rogério de Lima

Bantamweight: Cole Smith vs Hunter Azure

Main Card

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs Augusto Sakai

Light Heavyweight: Ovince Saint Preux vs Alonzo Menifield

Welterweight: Michel Pereira vs Zelim Imadaev

Featherweight: Brian Kelleher vs Kevin Natividad

Lightweight: Thiago Moisés vs Jalin Turner

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