WATCH: UFC Minneapolis weigh-ins

Francis Ngannou (photo credit Ron Chenoy © USA Today Sports)

On Saturday night the UFC will bring a critical heavyweight fight to the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In the main event, former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will face former title-challenger Francis Ngannou.

Dos Santos is riding three-fight winning streak, with victories over Derrick Lewis, Tai Tuivasa and Blagoy Ivanov.

Ngannou is riding his own two-fight winning streak, sporting wins over Cain Velasquez and Curtis Blaydes.

The co-main event will feature a men’s flyweight bout between Jussier Formiga and Joseph Benavidez.

The card will air on ESPN. ESPN is generally available through cable subscriptions, but can also be found on a variety of streaming services.

The prelim portion of the card will get underway at 7 pm ET, with the main card airing at 9 pm ET.


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