UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Almeida Tonight on ABC, ESPN+

Prelims on ESPN, ESPN+ and SiriusXM Fight Nation at 12 p.m. ET – ESPN+ available on ESPN.com and ESPN App for mobile and connected TV devices – To subscribe visit ESPNPlus.com/UFC

UFC Fight Night Rozenstruik vs. Almeida, will broadcast live from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina this coming Saturday, May 13. Viewers can tune in on ABC, ESPN+ (available in English and Spanish), and SiriusXM Fight Nation. The primary card will commence at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT, while the Prelims will kick off at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT, also available on ESPN, ESPN+ (in both English and Spanish), and SiriusXM Fight Nation. The live coverage will start on Friday with UFC Live, sponsored by DraftKings Sportsbook: Rozenstruik vs. Almeida, which will air on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look into the preparations for Fight Night.

The main event promises an exciting clash between heavyweight powerhouses, featuring Jairzinho Rozenstruik (13-4), ranked 9th, and the rapidly rising contender Jailton Almeida (18-2), ranked 12th. After a knockout victory against Chris Daukaus at UFC 282, Rozenstruik is hoping to make strides towards the championship. Meanwhile, Dana White’s Contender Series recruit Almeida is considered one of UFC’s prime contenders. He aims to preserve his flawless UFC record in this pivotal fight of his MMA career.

The secondary event showcases a light heavyweight face-off between former UFC title contender, Anthony Smith (36-17), ranked 5th, and Johnny Walker (20-7), ranked 7th. This match marks Smith’s return to the octagon since last July, aiming for another significant victory. Walker, on the other hand, arrives with a two-fight winning streak and aims to sustain his momentum with another dynamic display.

Jon Anik will deliver the play-by-play commentary, accompanied by two-time UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz and UFC Hall of Famer and former two-division Champion, Daniel Cormier. Reporting duties will be handled by Megan Olivi.

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