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How to watch UFC Vegas 72: Schedule, where to stream the fight and more

UFC Apex is the site for 11 scheduled bouts tonight

Ricky Simon poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on April 28, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Ricky Simón is scheduled to face Song Yadong in the main event of UFC Vegas 72 on Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

It’s time for UFC Vegas 72! Headliners Ricky Simon and Song Yadong are about to face off in a five-round main event at the UFC Apex. Looking for how to watch the fight? You're in the right place. But hurry, because Fight Night has already begun! If you don't want to miss anymore MMA action tonight, here’s how you can tune in to UFC Vegas 72, including the full card, start times, where to stream tonight's UFC fight and more.

How to watch UFC Vegas 72: Simon vs. Yadong — now streaming

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Prelims start time: 4 p.m. ET

Main card start time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: UFC Apex in Las Vegas

TV/streaming: ESPN+

Where to stream UFC Vegas 72?

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UFC Vegas 72 will stream exclusively on ESPN+. An ESPN+ subscription grants you access to exclusive ESPN+ content including live events, fantasy sports tools and premium ESPN+ articles. You can stream ESPN+ through an app on your smart TV, phone, tablet, computer and on
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What time does the UFC fight start?

UFC returns to Las Vegas for another home event at UFC Apex tonight, April 29. Fight Night kicks off with the prelims at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT), followed by the main card at 7 p.m. ET.

Who is headlining UFC this weekend?

Tonight's Fight Night will see Ricky Simon step into the ring opposite Song Yadong. The five-round main event was originally scheduled as a three-round co-main event set for April 22.

UFC Vegas 72 full card (subject to change)

Tonight's UFC fight card features a few last-minute shake-ups, including two postponed matches, multiple cancellations and one fighter rebooked against a new opponent.

Main card

  • Song Yadong vs. Ricky Simon (bantamweight)

  • Caio Borralho vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk (middleweight)

  • Rodolfo Vieira vs. Cody Brundage (middleweight)

  • Julian Erosa vs. Fernando Padilla (featherweight)

  • Josh Quinlan vs. Trey Waters (welterweight)

  • Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Waldo Cortes Acosta (heavyweight)


  • Martin Buday vs. Jake Collier (heavyweight)

  • Cody Durden vs. Charles Johnson (flyweight)

  • Stephanie Egger vs. Irina Alekseeva (women's bantamweight)

  • Journey Newson vs. Marcus McGhee (bantamweight)

  • Hailey Cowan vs. Jamey-Lyn Horth (women’s bantamweight)

Check out more of Yahoo Sports' coverage on the full UFC fight schedule, odds and weigh-in details.