The UFC Vegas 26 features the main event, Rodriguez vs Waterson for Women Flyweight bout on May 8, 2021, at the UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event is set between Cowboy vs Moreno, and the entire event will live stream on ESPN+.
The event was originally planned to take place between T.J. Dillashaw vs Cory Sandhagen for a bantamweight bout, but the fight has been canceled due to Dillashaw’s COVID-19 positive results.
Marina Rodriguez enters the fight with a win against Amanda Ribas on UFC 257 on January 23, 2021 and Michelle Waterson reaches the fight against Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs Hill on September 12, 2020.
What time does UFC Vegas 26 start?
Date: Saturday, May 8
Preliminary card: 2 p.m. ET
Main card: 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT
Rodriguez vs Waterson: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. ET (approximately)
The preliminary card is set to begin Saturday at 5 p.m. ET. Rodriguez and Waterson are expected to make their ring walks at roughly 8 p.m. ET. All fights will be held at the UFC Apex, Las Vegas Nevada.
The Rodriguez vs Waterson will stream live from UFC Apex, Las Vegas Nevada, on ESPN+ ($5.99) starting at 2 p.m. ET.
UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs Waterson, How to watch on ESPN+
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How to Watch UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs Waterson
Date: Saturday, May 8 | Start Time: 5:00 pm ET (Main card)
Location: the UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
Online Coverage: UFC Streams
UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs Waterson fight card
|Women’s Flyweight||Marina Rodriguez||Michelle Waterson|
|Welterweight||Donald Cerrone||Alex Morono|
|Welterweight||Neil Magny||Geoff Neal|
|Heavyweight||Marcos Rogerio de Lima||Maurice Greene|
|Lightweight||Carlos Diego Ferreira||Gregor Gillespie|
|Women’s Strawweight||Amanda Ribas||Angela Hill|
Preliminary card on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET
|Heavyweight||Ben Rothwell||Philipe Lins|
|Middleweight||Phil Hawes||Kyle Daukaus|
|Featherweight||Ludovit Klein||Michael Trizano|
|Flyweight||Ryan Benoit||Zarrukh Adashev|
|Middleweight||Jun Yong Park||Tafon Nchukwi|
|Welterweight||Christian Aguilera||Carlston Harris|
Marina Rodriguez record and bio
Born: April 29, 1987
Height: 5 ft 7 inches
Weight: 52 kg
Reach: 67 inches
Total fights: 16
Record: 13-1-2 (6 KOs)
Michelle Waterson record and bio
Born: January 6, 1986
Height: 5 ft 3 inches
Weight: 52 kg
Reach: 71 inches
Division: Atomweight, Strawweight
Total fights: 26
Record: 18-8-0 (3 KOs)