An important light heavyweight bout will be taking place inside the UFC’s APEX Center in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 14. Jan Blachowicz will look to get back on top of the division against the rising Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz made his pro debut in 2007. Fighting for KSW, he won multiple light heavyweight tournaments and the light heavyweight title. He made his UFC debut in 2014 and is 11-6 with the promotion. He defeated Dominick Reyes in 2020 for the UFC light heavyweight title. Blachowicz last fought in October, losing the title to Glover Teixeira.
Rakic made his pro debut in 2011. He joined the UFC in 2017 and is 6-1 with the promotion, winning his last two fights. Rakic last fought in March, when he beat Thiago Santos via unanimous decision.
The Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to watch the fight on Saturday, including time, channel, and fight card.
MORE: UFC Vegas 54: Blachowicz vs. Rakic date, start time, odds & card
What time does UFC Vegas 54 start today?
- Date: Saturday, May 14
- Start time: 4 p.m. ET
- Main card: 7 p.m. ET
- Main event: 10:15 p.m. ET (approximately)
UFC Vegas 54 will take place Saturday, May 14. The event starts at 4 p.m. ET, with the main card beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Blachowicz and Rakic will make their way to the Octagon around 10:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch UFC Vegas 54: Blachowicz vs. Rakic
- TV channels/live stream: ESPN+
The prelims and main card for UFC Vegas 54 will be available on the ESPN+ streaming service.
Blachowicz vs. Rakic price: How much does UFC Vegas 54 cost?
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UFC Vegas 54: Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic fight card
- Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic; light heavyweights
- Ryan Spann vs. Ion Cutelaba; light heavyweights
- Davey Grant vs. Loius Smolka; bantamweights
- Katlyn Chookagian vs. Amanda Ribas; flyweights
- Frank Camacho vs. Manuel Torres; lightweights
- Jake Hadley vs. Allan Nascimento; flyweights
- Viviane Araujo vs. Andrea Lee; flyweights
- Michael Johnson vs. Alan Patrick; lightweights
- Virna Jandiroba vs. Angela Hill; strawweights
- Tatsuro Taira vs. Carlos Candalerio; flyweights
- Nick Maximov vs. Andre Petroski; middleweights