Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida will look to bounce back after a recent loss when he takes on Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero in a five round main event capping off UFC Fight Night from Hollywood, Fla.
Machida came up short in his last fight against Luke Rockhold, but the Brazilian is still considered one of the top fighters in the world at 185 pounds.
He’ll certainly be tested this weekend as he faces Romero, who is undefeated since coming to the UFC. In his last fight, Romero finished Tim Kennedy in one of the wildest comeback victories in UFC history.
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Also on the card, Lorenz Larkin looks to get his second win since dropping down to the middleweight division when he meets equally heavy-handed Brazilian Santiago Ponzinibbio in the co-main event.
To ensure you don’t miss any of the action from Florida, here’s an easy guide to follow along with for all the places to catch the event this weekend.
Friday at 5p ET – UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero weigh-ins
To officially kick off the fight weekend, get ready to see all the fighters hit the scale before staring down just 24-hours away from the show. The weigh-ins can often times tell the tale before the fights on Saturday night so this is a great way to see who has the edge before even stepping foot in the Octagon.
Saturday at 7p ET – UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero Pre-Fight Show
Before the fights kick off at the bottom of the hour, hear analysis and picks from the best crew in the sport. Can Machida get back on track after a rough outing in his last fight or is Romero finally ready to step into title contention? All that and more on the pre-show
Saturday at 8p ET – UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero prelims
The first four fights of the night will kickoff on FOX Sports 1 including "Ultimate Fighter" veteran Steve Montgomery making his UFC debut as well as Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira looking for another big win after finishing his last fight in Brazil just a few short weeks ago. The fights included on the prelims:
Alex Oliveira vs. Joe Merritt
Leandro Silva vs. Lewis Gonzalez
Steve Montgomery vs. Tony Sims
Danny Martinez vs. Sirwan Kakai
Saturday at 10p ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero Main Card
For a breakdown of all the events that just happened as well as exclusive post-fight interviews with the biggest winners of the night, keep it locked to FOX Sports 1 with the special UFC post-fight show during FOX Sports Live.