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UFC On ESPN+ Takes Place Wednesday, Anthony Smith-Glover Teixeira

Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira will meet in the main event of Wednesday night's UFC event expected to stream live on ESPN+.

The UFC continues a whirlwind stretch with u Wednesday night back from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

This marks the second of three events in eight days for the promotion, which started this past weekend with UFC 249. UFC on ESPN 8 takes place this coming Saturday to conclude the stretch.

In the main event will be former UFC light heavyweight title contenders Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira, as both men look to keep their standing in the division behind champion Jon Jones. 

Both Smith and Teixeira were unsuccessful in title fights vs. Jones. 

Along with that bout, Ben Rothwell takes on Ovince St. Preux in the co-main event at heavyweight, with St. Preux moving up from 205 pounds. 

Alexander Hernandez vs. Drew Dober, Ricky Simon vs. Ray Borg and Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori are other main card bouts. 

Among those bouts set for the prelims include former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski taking on Philipe Lins, Michael Johnson meeting Thiago Moises and Sijara Eubanks going up against Sarah Moras. 

The action is scheduled for ESPN+ beginning at 6 p.m. ET with the prelims, while the main card also airs on ESPN+ beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

UFC On ESPN+ 29: Smith Vs. Teixeira

Main Card (ESPN+/9 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira

Heavyweight: Ben Rothwell vs. Ovince St. Preux

Lightweight: Alexander Hernandez vs. Drew Dober

Bantamweight: Ricky Simon vs. Ray Borg

Middleweight: Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori

Preliminary Card (ESPN+/6 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Philipe Lins

Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises

Female Bantamweight: Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras

Lightweight: Gabriel Benitez vs. Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer

Bantamweight: Hunter Azure vs. Brian Kelleher

Heavyweight: Chase Sherman vs. Isaac Villanueva

 

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