UFC 276: Early Prelims Will Produce Cannot-Miss-Action
The three bouts set to comprise the early prelims for UFC 276 are sure to pack quite the punch and feature six entertaining athletes.
The card for Saturday’s UFC 276 one is as stacked as we’ve had in a while.
The main card on pay-per-view features a pair of title fights, a former champion and a couple of future contenders.
On the prelims that are set to air on ESPN and ABC, we get Brad Ridell-Jalin Turner, Donald Cerrone-Jim Miller and two more fights.
But it doesn’t stop there.
The early prelims, which will air on ESPN, ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass, feature three intriguing bouts.
Kicking off the night will be a women’s bantamweight battle between Jessica-Rose Clark and Julija Stoliarenko.
Rose-Clark is 5-3 in her last eight bouts including wins over Paige VanZant and Bec Rawlings. Her two-fight win streak was snapped by Stephanie Egger this past February.
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Stoliarenko is in need of a win after dropping three straight. Those losses have come at the hands of Alexis Davis, Julia Avila and Yana Kunitskaya.
Jessica Eye and Maycee Barber meet in the women’s featherweight division next. Eye, who challenged for the UFC flyweight title in 2019, faces the same must-win situation after three consecutive defeats.
Barber has turned her run around, besting Montana De La Rosa and Miranda Maverick in her last two appearances and is now 10-2 overall with seven finishes.
The early featured fight will see Uriah Hall tangle with Andre Muniz.
Hall, always a crowd favorite since his days on The Ultimate Fighter, had his four-fight win streak snapped by Sean Strickland last year. During that run, he topped former champions Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, along with PFL champion Antonio Carlos Junior.
Muniz has not lost since 2016, a run that includes four UFC wins and two victories on Dana White’s Contender Series. He submitted Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in 2021.