Las Vegas is set to rumble as UFC® rolls back into the APEX with a heavyweight clash that promises more fireworks than a Fourth of July party. The main event? Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa, the Aussie knockout artist, squares off against Poland’s own Marcin Tybura. Picture this: the No. 8 ranked behemoth meets the 11th contender in a dance where only one gets to lead.
The undercard isn’t just an appetizer; it’s a full-blown buffet of fisticuffs. Thiago Moises tangles with Brad Riddell in a lightweight bout that’s got ‘Fight of the Night’ written all over it, in invisible ink, sure, but it’s there.
Circle your calendars, set your alarms: Saturday, March 16, is the date. The UFC APEX in Sin City is the spot. All the action, from prelims to the last man standing, streams live on ESPN+ for your viewing pleasure, starting at snack time and rolling straight through dinner.
For those feeling extra fancy, UFC’s rolling out the red carpet with their VIP Experience. Picture this: premium seats, all-you-can-eat luxury, and drinks delivered to your seat so you never have to miss a beat. Oh, and you get to rub elbows with the Octagon girls. Head over to UFCVIP.com to live your best life.
Tuivasa, hailing from Western Sydney, is not just in it for a good time; he’s here to make heads roll, preferably in a knockout fashion. With a record that reads like a hit list, he’s eyeing Tybura as his next big trophy.
On the flip side, Tybura from Uniejow is plotting his return to the heavyweight elite with a win that he hopes will echo across the division. With a skill set as diverse as a Swiss Army knife, he’s no stranger to big wins and is keen to add Tuivasa to his collection.
Then there’s Moises, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu wizard, ready to turn the Octagon into a chessboard against Riddell, the striker from New Zealand known for throwing leather like it’s going out of fashion.
More Mayhem at UFC APEX: The Undercard Unleashed – March 16, Las Vegas
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more intense, the UFC APEX undercard says, “Hold my energy drink.” It’s like the main card’s wild cousin who shows up and somehow turns the party up to eleven. Let’s dive into the fray, shall we?
Kicking things off, we’ve got light heavyweight titans clashing as Ovince Saint Preux, the man with more finishes than a carpentry shop, takes on Kennedy Nzechukwu, who’s looking to climb the rankings faster than a cat up a tree.
Then, in the land of the lightweights, Natan Levy and Mike Davis are set to deliver a bout that’s all but guaranteed to have fans on the edge of their seats, or couches, or wherever they’re tuning in from.
The bantamweight division isn’t taking a backseat, with Pannie Kianzad and Macy Chiasson throwing down in a rematch that’s got “personal” written all over it. It’s like that sequel you didn’t know you needed until now.
Featherweights Josh Culibao and Danny Silva are gearing up to steal the show, because why not? Everyone loves an underdog story, and this bout smells like upset potential.
Christian Rodriguez and Isaac Dulgarian are ready to make the featherweight division sit up and take notice. It’s Rodriguez’s return versus Dulgarian’s undefeated streak, a classic tale of irresistible force meets immovable object.
Down in the bantamweight division, Josiane Nunes and Chelsea Chandler are on a collision course where the only possible outcome is chaos, the good kind, the kind MMA fans live for.
Middleweight stalwarts Gerald Meerschaert and Bryan Barberena are set to prove that experience counts for something, and in this case, that something is a fistful of fight night fireworks.
Bryan Battle and Ange Loosa are throwing down in a welterweight bout that has all the makings of a barn burner. If you like your MMA with a side of “holy smokes, did you see that?” this one’s for you.
Flyweights Jafel Filho and Ode’ Osbourne are ready to put on a speed clinic. It’s like watching two sports cars in a high-octane race, but with more punching.
Strawweights Jaqueline Amorim and Cory McKenna are on a mission to show that the strawweight division is not just about technique but also about heart, grit, and the occasional haymaker.
And let’s not forget the bantamweights, with Charalampos Grigoriou making his UFC debut against Chad Anheliger. It’s the classic “new kid on the block” meets “seasoned veteran,” and it’s anyone’s guess how this one goes down.