How to Watch UFC Fight Night 167

By Brian Knapp Feb 15, 2020
The Ultimate Fighting Championship dangles the same carrot in front of Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz: a possible shot at reigning light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones.

Anderson will rematch Blachowicz in the UFC Fight Night 167 headliner on Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, as the two men attempt to make their case to be considered the No. 1 contender at 205 pounds. Meanwhile, “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 1 winner Diego Sanchez meets Michel Pereira in the three-round welterweight co-main event.

A protégé of onetime Pancrase champion Ricardo Almeida, Anderson finds himself on a four-fight winning streak. “The Ultimate Fighter 19” winner last competed at UFC 244, where he cut down Johnny Walker with punches in a little more than two minutes on Nov. 2. Anderson, 30, has compiled a 10-4 record since he joined the UFC roster some six years ago, emerging as one of the company’s top light heavyweights. He defeated Blachowicz by unanimous decision in their first encounter on Sept. 5, 2015.

Blachowicz has won six of his last seven bouts, a technical knockout loss to Thiago Santos the only hiccup. The 36-year-old former KSW titleholder last appeared on Nov. 16, when he eked out a split decision over Ronaldo Souza in the marquee attraction at UFC Fight Night 164. Victories over Luke Rockhold, Jimi Manuwa, Jared Cannonier and Ilir Latifi anchor Blachowicz’s extensive 33-fight resume.

UFC Fight Night 167—which streams to ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT—also features a women’s flyweight affair matching Montana De La Rosa with Mara Romero Borella, a flyweight tilt pitting Rogerio Bontorin against Ray Borg and a pair of lightweight confrontations, as Brok Weaver faces Rodrigo Vargas and Lando Vannata battles Yancy Medeiros. In addition, ESPN+ (5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT) will stream the entire seven-fight undercard.

A closer look at the UFC Fight Night “Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2” particulars:

THE LINEUP

205: Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz
170: Diego Sanchez vs. Michel Pereira
125: Montana De La Rosa vs. Mara Romero Borella
155: Brok Weaver vs. Rodrigo Vargas
125: Rogerio Bontorin vs. Ray Borg
155: Lando Vannata vs. Yancy Medeiros
170: Tim Means vs. Daniel Rodriguez
135: John Dodson vs. Nathaniel Wood
155: Jim Miller vs. Scott Holtzman
205: Devin Clark vs. Dequan Townsend
135: Casey Kenney vs. Merab Dvalishvili
135: Macy Chiasson vs. Shanna Young
125: Mark De La Rosa vs. Raulian Paiva

THE RUNDOWN

Preview
Weigh-in Report
Prime Picks
Pre-Fight Stock Report


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