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UFC Heads To New Mexico Saturday Night On ESPN+

Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz square off in a key light heavyweight contest at UFC Fight Night 167 live on ESPN+ Saturday night.

Just seven days after Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight title, two contenders will try to make their claim to being his next challenger.

And in the state he currently calls home nonetheless.

Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 167 live on ESPN+. The event takes place from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

This is the first time the UFC has held an event in Rio Rancho, with Albuquerque previously holding a card in 2014.

Anderson, a winner on The Ultimate Fighter, and Blachowicz, a former KSW champion, met once before back in 2015. At UFC 191, it was Anderson declared the winner via unanimous decision.

The card will also have a distinct Greg Jackson/Mike Winkeljohn flavor to it. Diego Sanchez meets Michel Pereira in the co-main event. Ray Borg, Devin Clark, John Dodson and others are also set for action.

UFC Fight Night 167: Anderson Vs. Blachowicz

MAIN CARD

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz

Welterweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Michel Pereira

Female Flyweight: Montana De La Rosa vs. Mara Romero Borella

Lightweight: Brok Weaver vs. Kazula Vargas

Flyweight: Rogerio Bontorin vs. Ray Borg

Lightweight: Lando Vannata vs. Yancy Medeiros

PRELIMINARY CARD

Welterweight: Tim Means vs. Daniel Rodriguez

Bantamweight: John Dodson vs. Nathaniel Wood

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Scott Holtzman

Light Heavyweight: Devin Clark vs. Dequan Townsend

Bantamweight: Casey Kenney vs. Merab Dvalishvili

Flyweight: Mark De La Rosa vs. Raulian Paiva

Female Bantamweight: Macy Chiasson vs. Shanna Young

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