The lineup will not look the same as originally planned, but Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of drawing power.
Set for Tampa and the Amalie Arena, former champion Rashad Evans takes on one-time title contender Glover Teixeira in the main event, while Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson square off for a second time.
The card was expected to feature Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson in a lightweight title-eliminator, but Ferguson was forced out. Newcomer Darrell Horcher will meet the unbeaten Nurmagomedov.
Rose Namajunas and Tecia Torres kickoff the FOX main card, which begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Other planned fights include Beneil Dariush-Michael Chiesa, Cub Swanson-Hacran Dias and Bethe Correia-Raquel Pennington.
Below is the current card:
MAIN CARD (FOX/8 p.m. ET)
Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira
Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson
Catchweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Darrell Horcher
Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX/6 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Chiesa
Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington
Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Featherweight: Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/4 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan
Welterweight: Randy Brown vs. Michael Graves
Lightweight: Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev
Welterweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
Welterweight: Omari Akhmedov vs. Elizeu Zaleski