Las Vegas, the center of the combat sports universe, will again serve as the host city for another UFC Fight Night. Saturday night, the UFC Apex opens its doors to the finest talents of MMA's top promotion. UFC Vegas 79 features (absent of any postponements) 11 fights all told.
For a show that was nota pay-per-view, Noche UFC was an amazing night, even if the main card did have to go up against that thrilling Pac-12 After Dark game between Colorado State and Colorado in Boulder. That is part and parcel of having to put on events year-round as a combat sports promotion.
Fight fans usually do not get to see a championship fight at the top of the bill of a non pay-per-view event in the UFC. This Saturday, however, fans who tune into ESPN+ will be treated to an exception to that rule.