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Full card for UFC Fight Night: Sean Strickland vs. Abus Magomedov

We take a look at what to expect from the full card for UFC Fight Night topped by Sean Strickland and Abus Magomedov fighting at middleweight.

UFC Fight Night: Magomedov v Stoltzfus Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The UFC returns to the APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 1 for UFC on ESPN 48. The main event will be between top-ten middleweight Sean Strickland and highly-touted veteran Abus Magomedov. The co-main event is between top 15-ranked lightweights Damir Ismagulov and Grant Dawson.

Strickland (26-5) bounced back from consecutive losses last year to get a unanimous decision win over Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Vegas 67 on January 14, 2023. Magomedov (24-5-1) is on a three-fight win streak, all by stoppage. He most recently finished Dustin Stoltzfus by knockout in 19 seconds of the first round on September 3, 2022.

Strickland is a -150 favorite in the fight at DraftKings Sportsbook. Magomedov is betting at +130.

UFC on ESPN 48 will get underway at 4 p.m. ET with six fights on the early preliminary card on ESPN & ESPN+. The main card also has six fights and is currently scheduled to get started at 7 p.m. ET, and will take place ESPN and ESPN+. The main event between Strickland vs. Magomedov has an estimated start time of just after 9 p.m. ET.

UFC Fight Night: Sean Strickland vs. Abus Magomedov main card, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+

  • Main event: #7 Sean Strickland vs. Abus Magomedov, middleweight
  • #12 Damir Ismagulov vs. #15 Grant Dawson, lightweight
  • Max Griffin vs. Michael Morales, welterweight
  • Ariane Lipski vs. Melissa Gatto, women’s flyweight
  • Ismael Bonfim vs. Benoit Saint-Denis, lightweight
  • Brunno Ferreira vs. Nursulton Ruziboev, middleweight

Preliminary card, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+

  • Kevin Lee vs. Rinat Fakhretdinov, welterweight
  • Joanderson Brito vs. Westin Wilson, featherweight
  • #6 Yana Santos vs. #9 Karol Rosa, women’s featherweight
  • Guram Kutateladze vs. Elves Brener, lightweight
  • Ivana Petrović vs. Luana Carolina, women’s flyweight
  • #14 Alexandr Romanov vs. #15 Blagoy Ivanov, heavyweight