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After a much-needed, brief, respite from the UFC last weekend, yet another incarnation of UFC Fight Night is upon us. This latest card, the 127th iteration in the series, stems from jolly ol’ England on St. Patrick’s Day, of all days. It likewise originates entirely on UFC Fight Pass. As far as streaming-only fight cards go, this one appears to be among the much better offerings the UFC has made lately.
The main event features perennial top-five heavyweight Fabricio Werdum against the rising Alexander Volkov. Werdum has won 3 out of his last four battles. The Brazilian appears primed to finally get a rematch with Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title, however only if he surpasses Volkov. This will not be a simple task. The Russian is unbeaten in his three-fight UFC profession, with wins over the similarity Roy Nelson and Stefan Struve. Volkov is also a previous Bellator heavyweight champion, so he is certainly more than simply a stepping stone for Werdum to lastly receive another title shot.
The co-headliner is a real rematch. Jimi Manuwa and Jan Błachowicz run it back from their very first conference in 2015. Manuwa is coming off a first-round knockout loss to previous light heavyweight title contender Volkan Oezdemir, however he is still very much in the mix in the title discussion for a shallow 205-pound division. Manuwa edged out Błachowicz on the scorecards in their very first meeting. Błachowicz will seek retribution on Saturday night.
The initial card begins at 1:45 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 17, on UFC Fight Pass. The primary card follows at 5 p.m. ET.
UFC Fight Night 127 Full Fights Card
Fabrício Werdum vs. Alexander Volkov
Jimi Manuwa vs. Jan Błachowicz
Tom Duquesnoy vs. Terrion Ware
Leon Edwards vs. Peter Sobotta
John Phillips vs. Charles Byrd
Danny Roberts vs. Oliver Enkamp
Hakeem Dawodu vs. Danny Henry
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Paul Craig
Kajan Johnson vs. Stevie Ray
Mark Godbeer vs. Dmitry Sosnovskiy
Nasrat Haqparast vs. Nad Narimani