Time & Location
About The Event
UFC on FOX 30 takes place July 28 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The main card is expected to air on FOX following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (29-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC), who’s No. 4 in the TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA lightweight rankings, meets rival and No. 5-ranked Dustin Poirier (23-5 MMA, 15-4 UFC) in a grudge match. The first bout between the two, which took place at UFC 211 in May 2017, ended in a controversial no-contest after Alvarez landed a pair of illegal knees.
In UFC on FOX 30’s co-headliner, which marks the UFC’s return to Calgary after six years, former UFC champ Jose Aldo(26-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC), who’s No. 3 at featherweight meets No. 12-ranked Jeremy Stephens (28-14 MMA, 15-13 UFC).
Also, former UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) returns to action in her first non-title UFC bout since 2014 when she takes on fellow contender Tecia Torres (10-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC).
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