If everything goes according to plan, the UFC will be back and better than ever.
That is how the new promo for UFC 249, which was just recently released, makes it sound like. With the caption “We’re Back”, the UFC revved up its promotion for the fight card featuring Tony Ferguson v. Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. The other two top fights promoted? UFC Bantamweight Champion Henry Cejudo v. Dominick Cruz and Francis Ngannou v. Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
UFC 249 will be taking place on May 9 from inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. It will also feature the return of Greg Hardy and will have Donald Cerrone v. Anthony Pettis as the main event of the prelims on ESPN and ESPN+. You can watch the promo below:
— UFC (@ufc) April 27, 2020
Here is the full lineup for the event:
- Tony Ferguson v. Justin Gaethje – Interim UFC Lightweight Title
- Henry Cejudo (c) v. Dominick Cruz – UFC Bantamweight Title
- Francis Ngannou v. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
- Calvin Kattar v. Jeremy Stephens
- Donald Cerrone v. Anthony Pettis
- Greg Hardy v. Yorgan De Castro
- Aleksei Oleinik v. Fabricio Werdum
- Carla Esparza v. Michelle Waterson
- Ronaldo Souza v. Uriah Hall
- Niko Price v. Vicente Luque
- Bryce Mitchell v. Charles Rosa