The UFC will return to action this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona from the Footprint Center for its UFC 274 PPV. The five-bout main card gets started at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 7th and will be highlighted by a main event featuring Charles Oliveira facing Justin Gaethje in a lightweight bout. The second to last fight of the night will feature Rose Namajunas defending her women’s strawweight title against challenger #2 Carla Esparza.
Namajunas is the favorite with -195 odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. She is coming off a November 2021 split decision win over Zhang Weili to retain a title she won from Weili six months prior. Esparza is a slight underdog with +165 odds. She last fought a year ago, winning a TKO over Yan Xiaonan at a May 2021 UFC Fight Night card.
The full event will get started with the early prelims at 5:30 p.m. ET followed by the prelims at 8:00 p.m. ET. The main card for UFC 274 will be live-streamed on ESPN+ PPV, which will cost $69.99 for the full card. The link provides an option for simply buying the card or buying the Disney Plus bundle that includes Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN+.