LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 196 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT).
UFC Fight Night 196 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card streams on ESPN+.
In the main event, Paulo Costa (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) meets Marvin Vettori (17-4-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) in a light heavyweight fight. The bout was supposed to take place at middleweight until Costa arrived heavy for fight week and requested the matchup be at a higher weight.
Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 1 p.m. ET for the prelims on ESPN+ and 4 p.m. ET for the main card on ESPN+.
To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC Fight Night 196 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from on-site reporters John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) and Ken Hathaway (@kenshathaway) on Twitter.
Enjoy the fights, everyone.