UFC on ESPN+ 8 takes place Saturday, April 27th from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida and airs exclusively on ESPN+ and linear ESPN. The event is headlined by a middleweight bout between top contenders  Ronaldo Souza and Jack Hermansson.

The event is scheduled to air in its entirety on ESPN and ESPN+, the UFC's exclusive OTT streaming partner for live events.

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Event Information


Jacare Souza
Jack Hermansson
WINNER
26-7-0
Record
20-4-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 1″
186 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 5 rounds
Gregory Hardy
WINNER
Dmitrii Smoliakov
4-1-0
Record
7-3-0
6′ 5″
Height
6′ 2″
265 lbs.
Weight
250 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Alex Oliveira
Mike Perry
WINNER
Alex Oliveira
Cowboy
VS
Mike Perry
Platinum
18-7-0
Record
13-4-0
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 10″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Glover Teixeira
WINNER
Ion Cutelaba
Glover Teixeira
The Brazilian Pit Bull
VS
29-7-0
Record
13-4-0
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 1″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
John Lineker
Cory Sandhagen
WINNER
28-9-0
Record
11-1-0
5′ 3″
Height
5′ 10″
136 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Roosevelt Roberts
WINNER
Thomas Gifford
8-0-0
Record
13-8-0
6′ 1″
Height
6′ 2″
180 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Ben Saunders
Takashi Sato
WINNER
22-12-2
Record
13-3-0
6′ 2″
Height
5′ 10″
180 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Andrei Arlovski
Augusto Sakai
WINNER
27-18-0
Record
13-1-1
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 3″
250 lbs.
Weight
220 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds
Carla Esparza
WINNER
Virna Jandiroba
Carla Esparza
Cookie Monster
VS
14-6-0
Record
13-1-0
5′ 1″
Height
5′ 2″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Gilbert Burns
WINNER
Michael Davis
15-3-0
Record
7-2-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 11″
165 lbs.
Weight
160 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) after 3 rounds
Jim Miller
WINNER
Jason Gonzalez
30-13-0
Record
10-4-0
5′ 8″
Height
6′ 2″
175 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Angela Hill
WINNER
Jodie Esquibel
9-7-0
Record
7-5-0
5′ 3″
Height
5′ 1″
115 lbs.
Weight
105 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) after 3 rounds
Court McGee
Dhiego Lima
WINNER
Court Mcgee
The Crusher
VS
17-8-0
Record
14-7-0
5′ 11″
Height
6′ 2″
185 lbs.
Weight
190 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) after 3 rounds