UFC Fight Night: Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior dos Santos -- how to watch, plus full analysis

Curtis Blaydes meets ex-champion Junior dos Santos on Saturday in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Curtis Blaydes meets Junior dos Santos on Saturday in Raleigh, North Carolina, in a UFC Fight Night main event pitting a pair of top-five heavyweights against each other.

The fights are on ESPN+, with the main card starting at 8 p.m. ET and the prelims at 5 p.m.

Blaydes (12-2, 1 NC), No. 4 in the ESPN heavyweight rankings, has nine knockouts among his 12 victories. He has won two in a row.

Dos Santos (21-6), a former UFC heavyweight champion, is No. 5 in the ESPN rankings. He saw a three-fight winning streak snapped in June by Francis Ngannou.

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In the co-main event, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, now at welterweight, takes on another former 155-pounder, Michael Chiesa.

Also, 15-1 featherweight Arnold Allen, coming off a dominant victory over Gilbert Melendez in July, will be facing another veteran when he steps in with Nik Lentz.

Fans can check out FightCenter for live coverage of the event.

UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos

ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET

Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior dos Santos | Heavyweight
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Michael Chiesa | Welterweight
Jordan Espinosa vs. Alex Perez | Men's flyweight
Hannah Cifers vs. Angela Hill | Strawweight
Jamahal Hill vs. Darko Stošić | Light heavyweight

ESPN+, 5 p.m.
Bevon Lewis vs. Dequan Townsend | Middleweight
Arnold Allen vs. Nik Lentz | Men's featherweight
Justine Kish vs. Lucie Pudilová | Women's flyweight
Montel Jackson vs. Felipe Colares | Men's bantamweight
Sara McMann vs. Lina Länsberg | Women's bantamweight
Brett Johns vs. Tony Gravely | Men's bantamweight
Herbert Burns vs. Nate Landwehr | Men's featherweight

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