A light week in mixed martial arts ends this Saturday night as the AT&T Center in San Antonio plays host to UFC on ESPN 4. The event can be viewed in its entirety on ESPN and streamed on WatchESPN or via the ESPN mobile app, beginning with the prelims at 6 p.m. EDT, 3 p.m. PDT.
Main card action begins at 9 p.m. EDT, 6 p.m. PDT. Highlighting the five-fight main card of UFC on ESPN 4 is a Welterweight main event.
In Saturday’s headliner, No. 4 contender Rafael dos Anjos (28-11) meets No. 12 contender Leon Edwards (17-3) in a five-round non-title fight.
Heading into the main event of the evening in San Antonio on Saturday night, Leon Edwards is the taller gladiator. He stands 6-foot-2, six inches taller than Rafael dos Anjos at 5-foot-8.
Rafael dos Anjos has posted a record of 3-2 in his last five fights in the UFC. Most recently, he scored a fourth-round submission victory by way of an arm-triangle choke against Kevin Lee during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 10 back on May 18 in Rochester, NY.
In the other corner, Leon Edwards has posted a perfect 5-0 record during his last five UFC appearances, extending his streak last time out against Gunnar Nelson during UFC on ESPN+ 5 on Mar. 16 in London by split decision.
The Tale of the Tape
UFC.com shows that Leon Edwards has the advantage in both reach (74 inches to 70 inches) and leg reach (43 inches to 38 inches) heading into this main event.
Prediction: Leon Edwards by second-round knockout.
Other fights on this Saturday’s main card include
No. 9 contender Aleksei Oleinik (57-11-1) vs. No. 14 contender Walt Harris (11-7, one no-contest) [Heavyweight, co-main event]
Greg Hardy (3-1) vs. Juan Adams (5-0) [Heavyweight]
No. 15 contender James Vick (13-3) vs. Dan Hooker (18-8) [Lightweight]
Alexander Hernandez (10-2) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (23-6) [Lightweight]
Andrei Arlovski (27-17, two no-contests) vs. Ben Rothwell (36-11) [Heavyweight]
UFC on ESPN 4 at a Glance
Prelims: Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT, 3 p.m. PDT, ESPN
Main Card: Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT, 6 p.m. PDT, ESPN
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