With the NCAA college basketball national semifinals taking place on a Saturday night, MMA fans will be treated to a special late-morning/early afternoon UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, Virginia. Recent featherweight title challengers Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas headline the card, with up-and-coming lightweight Al Iaquinta taking on Jorge Masvidal in the co-main.
Before we get to the fights, we have to make sure they are all on weight when they hit the scales. The UFC Fairfax weigh-ins begin on Friday, April 3rd at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT, and you can view the live video stream at the top of the page by pressing the play button. Live, real-time updates are available on the @BloodyElbow Twitter feed.
Here's a look at Saturday's lineup:
Main Card (FS1, 1 PM ET/10 AM PT)
Chad Mendes (145.5) vs. Ricardo Lamas (145.5)
Jorge Masvidal (156) vs. Al Iaquinta (155.5) - Masvidal made weight on his 3rd attempt after coming in at 157, then 156.5
Michael Chiesa (155.5) vs. Mitch Clarke (155)
Julianna Pena (136) vs. Milana Dudieva (135.5)
Clay Guida (146) vs. Robbie Peralta (145)
Dustin Poirier (155.5) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (155.5)
Preliminary Card (FS1, 11 AM ET/8 AM PT)
Liz Carmouche (134.5) vs. Lauren Murphy (135)
Gray Maynard (155) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (155.75)
Shamil Abdurahimov (255) vs. Timothy Johnson (263.5)
Ronald Stallings (185) vs. Justin Jones (185.5)