Saturday's UFC Fight Night 128 broadcast plans set; Fitzgerald and Felder on the call

The UFC’s first event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., in nearly 13 years takes place Saturday with UFC Fight Night 128.

The card airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, and it features a lightweight headliner between Edson Barboza (19-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) and Kevin Lee (16-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who are respectively No. 6 and No. 7 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA lightweight rankings

MMAjunkie today confirmed with a FOX Sports official that Brendan Fitzgerald and UFC lightweight Paul Felder (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will call the fights cageside.

Analysts for Friday’s UFC Fight Night 128 weigh-in show on FS1, as well as the pre- and post-fight shows Saturday on FS1, will be retired lightweight veteran Yves Edwards (42-22-1 MMA, 10-10 UFC) and veteran MMA broadcaster Jimmy Smith. Megan Olivi serves as anchor for the programs.

Heidi Androl will be conducting backstage interviews at the event.

The UFC Fight Night 128 card, along with broadcast plans and air times, are as follows:

MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee
  • Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson
  • Chase Sherman vs. Justin Willis
  • David Branch vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos
  • Brett Johns vs. Aljamain Sterling
  • Dan Hooker vs. Jim Miller


  • Alex Garcia vs. Ryan LaFlare
  • Magomed Bibulatov vs. Ulka Sasaki
  • Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas
  • Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Cummins

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)

  • Aspen Ladd vs. Leslie Smith
  • Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon
  • Tony Martin vs. Keita Nakamura

For more on UFC Fight Night 128, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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