UFC Vegas 83, headlined by Song Yadong vs Chris Gutierrez will be the second last event of the promotion this year, before they close it off with UFC 296 Edwards vs Covington.
The bantamweight headliner between Yadong and Gutierrez will take place tonight (December 9), with a card of 9 fights total. Las Vegas’ Apex Centre will host the event as Song Yadong’s initial plans of headlining in his home country changed to USA.
Coming off a TKO win over Ricky Simon in April, Yadong is currently ranked number 7th in the 135 lbs division. Upon earning a potential win over Gutierrez, Song Yadong will slide into the ongoing top-tier title picture. Meanwhile, Chris Gutierrez is coming off a win over Alateng Heili in October via decision and is ranked 15th at the moment.
Besides, former LHW title challenger Anthony Smith will co-headline the night against Khalil Rountree Jr. There’s no way traditional MMA fans can miss out on this event. Here’s everything about it.
UFC Vegas 83 Yadong vs Gutierrez- Start Time and Where To Watch?
The Prelims of the event will begin at 7:30 PM ET/ 4:30 PM PT. The main card will begin at 10 PM ET/ 7:00 PM PT/ That said, these timings are stipulated and can change on the basis of how long each fights lasts. The main card is scheduled for five-rounds while all other bouts are lined up for three-rounds respectively.
UFC Vegas 83 will be streamed live on ESPN and ESPN + in the USA. Meanwhile, fans in the UK shall watch it live on TNT Sports, while Indian fans can catch the action live on Sony Sports Network. One can also contact their local TV distributor to know more about telecasting the event live.
Here’s a look at the complete fight card
Song Yadong vs Chris Guterrez- Bantamweight Fight (Main Event)
Anthony Smith vs Khalil Rountree Jr.- Light Heavyweight Fight (Co-Main Event)
Nasrat Haqparast vs Jamie Mullarkey- Lightweight Fight
Tim Elliot vs Su Mudaerji- Bantamweight Fight
Park Jun-yong vs Andre Muniz- Middleweight Fight
Song Kenan vs Kevin Jousset- Welterweight Fight
Park Hyun-sung vs Shannon Ross- Flyweight Fight
Steve Garcia vs Melquizael Costa- Lightweight Fight
Luana Santos vs Stephanie Egger- Women’s Bantamweight Fight
Tatsuro Taira vs Carlos Hernandez- Flyweight Fight
Rayanne Dos Santos vs Talita Alencar- Women’s Strawweight Fight