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UFC Celebrates Black History Month Throughout February

The UFC will celebrate Black History Month starting this Saturday night.

Derrick Lewis will headline the event against Sergey Spivac in a heavyweight bout live on ESPN+. The card takes place from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

In addition, numerous other top-ranked African American and Black UFC athletes will compete at UFC 284 and other UFC Fight Night events.

UFC will also commemorate Black History Month across its digital and social platforms with exclusive content such as an interactive timeline, features, and vignettes published weekly to UFC.com/black-history. UFC will also include special content during its broadcasts via watermark inclusion, athlete features, and vignettes throughout the month.

In addition, UFC will produce special content as part of ESPN’s Black History Month-themed programming, by looking at some of 2022’s most exciting fights to feature African American and Black athletes competing on the roster. UFC Unleashed: Black History Month will debut on Sunday, February 5 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

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