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UFC Vegas 73 with Ilir Latifi – Fight Card, Start Time & How to Watch



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UFC returns to the Apex on Saturday with a strawweight headliner between veterans Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill.

No. 8 ranked Dern lost her last fight against Yan Xiaonan, while No. 14 ranked Angela Hill come from a unanimous decision win against Emily Ducote.

In the middleweight co-main event, prospect Edmen Shahbazyan looks to add another win to his resume as he takes on Anthony Hernandez.

After three straight losses, Shahbazyan got back in the win column as he defeated Dalcha Lungiambula via TKO in December.

Ilir Latifi looks for third straight win

In the prelims we will see the return of Swedish heavyweight Ilir Latifi who takes on Rodrigo Nascimento.

Latifi enters the fight with back-to-back wins against Tanner Boser and Aleksei Oleinik, while Nascimento is 1-1-1 in his last UFC fights.

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UFC Vegas 73 fight card

Main card

  • Women’s strawweight bout: Mackenzie Dern vs. Angela Hill
  • Middleweight bout: Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Anthony Hernandez
  • Catchweight (120 lb) bout: Emily Ducote vs. Lupita Godinez
  • Welterweight bout: Andre Fialho vs. Joaquin Buckley
  • Lightweight bout: Hayisaer Maheshate vs. Viacheslav Borschev
  • Lightweight bout: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Michael Johnson

Preliminary Card 

  • Women’s strawweight bout: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Vanessa Demopoulos
  • Welterweight bout: Orion Cosce vs. Gilbert Urbina
  • Heavyweight bout: Ilir Latifi vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
  • Lightweight bout: Chase Hooper vs. Nick Fiore
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Natalia Silva vs. Victoria Leonardo
  • Welterweight bout: Takashi Sato vs. Themba Gorimbo
  • Flyweight bout: Clayton Carpenter vs. Stephen Erceg

* Bout order and number of fights can change.

How to watch in Sweden and US

Sweden: The prelims starts at 22.00 CET and will be streamed by UFC Fight Pass. The main card starts at 01.00 CET and will be streamed by Viaplay.

US: The prelims starts at 4 p.m. ET and will be streamed on ESPN+. The main card starts at 7 p.m. ET and will be streamed on ESPN+.

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