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UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Hermansson fight card

Check out the fight card and bout order for UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Hermansson, set for April 27th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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The UFC’s final show for the month of April is a Fight Night card in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Originally scheduled for ESPN, the main card is now on ESPN+ after Jack Hermansson was slotted into headliner status to face longtime middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza. Yoel Romero was Jacare’s original opponent, but withdrew due to illness.

In the co-main event, we are subjected to Greg Hardy’s second UFC fight, as Dimitrii Smoliakov returns to the Octagon to take on the disgraced former NFL player who was once convicted of assaulting his girlfriend (the charges were later expunged). This is Hardy’s second straight co-main appearance, and he’s in search of his first UFC win.

Two late notices concerning this card: Jessica Penne has withdrawn from her bout vs. Jodie Esquibel, and she’ll be replaced by her friend and teammate Angela Hill. Meanwhile, Eric Wisely was removed from his fight vs. Gilbert Burns due to Wolff Parkinson White syndrome, which is the same heart condition that Dan Hardy has. No replacement has been named yet.

Here is the full bout order for the April 27th show:

Main Card (ESPN+, 9 PM ET)

Ronaldo Souza vs. Jack Hermansson
Greg Hardy vs. Dmitrii Smoliakov
Alex Oliveira vs. Mike Perry
Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cutelaba
John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen
Roosevelt Roberts vs. Thomas Gifford

Preliminary Card (ESPN, 7 PM ET)

Ben Saunders vs. Takashi Sato
Andrei Arlovski vs. Augusto Sakai
Carla Esparza vs. Virna Jandiroba
Gilbert Burns vs. TBA

Preliminary Card (ESPN 2/ESPN+, 5:30 PM ET)

Jim Miller vs. Jason Gonzalez
Angela Hill vs. Jodie Esquibel
Court McGee vs. Dhiego Lima

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