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UFC Fight Night Primers: Curtis Blaydes, Chris Daukaus

Heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus have had big moments in the Octagon, and they meet Saturday.

Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus have a prime opportunity Saturday.

The two heavyweights will collide in the main event live on ESPN+ at UFC Fight Night.

The card takes place from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

With the main event billing, Blaydes and Daukaus know they can make a statement in the UFC’s biggest division. 

Both have had strong runs with only losses to top challenger Derrick Lewis keeping them from reaching the top. 

Check out just what Blaydes and Daukaus are capable of in these fight replays. Blaydes meets former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in his, while Daukaus battles Shamil Abdurakhimov. 

Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior dos Santos

Back in 2020, UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes earned a solid win during the main event at UFC Raleigh where he defeated Junior dos Santos via knockout late in the second round.

Blaydes faces Chris Daukaus next in the main event at UFC Columbus on Saturday, March 26.

Chris Daukaus vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov

UFC heavyweight Chris Daukaus earned his third-career knockout at UFC 266 late in 2021, after earning a second-round finish over Shamil Abdurakhimov that put Daukaus on the map as true contender in the heavyweight division.

Daukaus is set to face Curtis Blaydes next in the main event at UFC Columbus on Saturday, March 26.

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