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UFC Fight Night: Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw -- how to watch and stream, plus full analysis

Former bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw is back from his two-year suspension for failing a drug test. Sarah Stier/Getty Images

Two-time former UFC men's bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw returns from a two-year doping suspension on Saturday to take on hot contender Cory Sandhagen in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.

The fights at UFC Apex will be on ESPN and ESPN+, with the main card starting at 7 p.m. ET and the prelims at 4 p.m.

Dillashaw (17-4) reigned at 135 pounds from 2014 until 2016, then again from 2017 until 2019. His second run as champ ended unceremoniously, as he was stripped of the belt after testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). The banned substance was detected in a drug test prior to his 32-second loss to flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in January 2019. Dillashaw had been bidding to become a two-division champion.

Sandhagen (14-2) has won two in a row, both huge knockout victories. He finished onetime title challenger Marlon Moraes in October, then KO'd former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in 28 seconds in February. Sandhagen is No. 3 in the ESPN men's bantamweight rankings.


How to watch the fights

Watch on ESPN or ESPN+. Download the ESPN App | WatchESPN | TV schedule

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There's also FightCenter, which offers live updates for every UFC card.


Saturday's fight card

ESPN/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET
Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw | Men's bantamweight
Aspen Ladd vs. Macy Chiasson | Women's bantamweight
Kyler Phillips vs. Raulian Paiva | Men's bantamweight
Darren Elkins vs. Darrick Minner | Men's featherweight
Miranda Maverick vs. Maycee Barber | Women's flyweight
Mickey Gall vs. Jordan Williams | Welterweight
ESPN/ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET
Punahele Soriano vs. Brendan Allen | Middleweight
Nassourdine Imavov vs. Ian Heinisch | Middleweight
Randy Costa vs. Adrian Yanez | Men's bantamweight
Julio Arce vs. Andre Ewell | Men's bantamweight
Sijara Eubanks vs. Elise Reed | Women's flyweight
Diana Belbita vs. Hannah Goldy | Strawweight


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