Lineup complete for UFC on Fox 19 “Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov,” eight fights to air on Fox

By Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief

Tony Ferguson (photo credit Joe Camporeale © USA Today Sports)

Next month’s UFC on Fox 19 event in Tampa, Fla., will feature eight fights on network television, as the two-hour televised broadcast will air on Fox rather than Fox Sports 1.

The event will be headlined by a five round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, and also features two former Light Heavyweight Champions in separate bouts as Rashad Evans meets Glover Teixeira and Lyoto Machida faces Dan Henderson.

The full lineup was finalized recently, and the prelim broadcast on Fox will feature Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush, Hacran Dias vs. Cub Swanson, John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan, and Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington. The event airs live on April 19.

Fox Main Card (8PM ET)

  • Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
  • Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira
  • Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida
  • Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres

Fox Preliminary Card (6PM ET)

  • Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush
  • Hacran Dias vs. Cub Swanson
  • John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan
  • Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington

UFC Fight Pass Prelims (4PM ET)

  • Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
  • Randy Brown vs. Michael Graves
  • Cezar Ferreira vs. Caio Magalhaes
  • Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev
  • Omari Akhmedov vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

[Photo (c) Joe Camporeale via USA Today Sports]

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