How To Watch Or Stream UFC Fight Night 163: Volkov Vs. Hardy

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The UFC is in Moscow on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 163. The main event of the card features a featherweight matchup between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar. Magomedsharipov is currently the No. 5 ranked fighter in the official UFC 145-pound rankings. Kattar, who is the No. 11 ranked featherweight, is 4-1 in the UFC.

In the co-main event, No. 7 ranked heavyweight Alexander Volkov faces the unranked Greg Hardy. Hardy stepped in as a late replacement for former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. 

Volkov, the former Bellator and M-1 Global heavyweight champion was on a six-fight winning streak headed into his UFC 229 matchup against Derrick Lewis. Volkov looked as if he was going to add a seventh consecutive victory to his record as time ticked down, but Lewis scored a surprising knockout at the 4:49 mark of the final stanza to steal the fight and end Volkov’s unbeaten run. 

Hardy has far less experience than Volkov. Volkov has 37 pro fights, while Hardy has only competed in seven pro bouts. Hardy eagerly accepted the fight against Volkov not long after his October 18 bout with Ben Sosoli ended as a no contest after Hardy used an inhaler in his corner before the start of the third round of the fight. 

Volkov is a -275 favorite over Hardy, who is a +215 underdog. 

In 2014 Hardy was found guilty of assault and making threats to a former girlfriend by a Mecklenburg County, North Carolina judge. Hardy appealed that conviction and asked for a jury trial. The charges against Hardy were dismissed and expunged from his criminal record before the start of that 2015 trial when Hardy's former girlfriend refused to cooperate with prosecutors.

Hardy began his MMA career in 2017, his fight with Volkov is his fifth outing of 2019. 

HOW TO WATCH OR STREAM UFC FIGHT NIGHT 163

UFC Fight Night 163 takes place Saturday at CSKA Arena in Moscow. The prelims begin at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN+, the main card follows on ESPN+ at 2:00 p.m. ET.

UFC Fight Night 163 Main Card (2:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+)

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar

Alexander Volkov vs. Greg Hardy

Zelim Imadaev vs. Danny Roberts

Khadis Ibragimov vs. Ed Herman

Ramazan Emeev vs. Anthony Rocco Martin

Shamil Gamzatov vs. Klidson Abreu

Preliminary Card (11 a.m. ET. ESPN+)

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Dalcha Lungiambula

Rustam Khabilov vs. Sergey Khandozhko

Roman Kopylov vs. Karl Roberson

Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. David Zawada

Alexander Yakovlev vs. Roosevelt Roberts

Pannie Kianzad vs. Jessica-Rose Clark

Grigorii Popov vs. Davey Grant

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The UFC is in Moscow on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 163. The main event of the card features a featherweight matchup between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar. Magomedsharipov is currently the No. 5 ranked fighter in the official UFC 145-pound rankings. Kattar, who is the No. 11 ranked featherweight, is 4-1 in the UFC.

In the co-main event, No. 7 ranked heavyweight Alexander Volkov faces the unranked Greg Hardy. Hardy stepped in as a late replacement for former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. 

Volkov, the former Bellator and M-1 Global heavyweight champion was on a six-fight winning streak headed into his UFC 229 matchup against Derrick Lewis. Volkov looked as if he was going to add a seventh consecutive victory to his record as time ticked down, but Lewis scored a surprising knockout at the 4:49 mark of the final stanza to steal the fight and end Volkov’s unbeaten run. 

Hardy has far less experience than Volkov. Volkov has 37 pro fights, while Hardy has only competed in seven pro bouts. Hardy eagerly accepted the fight against Volkov not long after his October 18 bout with Ben Sosoli ended as a no contest after Hardy used an inhaler in his corner before the start of the third round of the fight. 

Volkov is a -275 favorite over Hardy, who is a +215 underdog. 

In 2014 Hardy was found guilty of assault and making threats to a former girlfriend by a Mecklenburg County, North Carolina judge. Hardy appealed that conviction and asked for a jury trial. The charges against Hardy were dismissed and expunged from his criminal record before the start of that 2015 trial when Hardy's former girlfriend refused to cooperate with prosecutors.

Hardy began his MMA career in 2017, his fight with Volkov is his fifth outing of 2019. 

HOW TO WATCH OR STREAM UFC FIGHT NIGHT 163

UFC Fight Night 163 takes place Saturday at CSKA Arena in Moscow. The prelims begin at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN+, the main card follows on ESPN+ at 2:00 p.m. ET.

UFC Fight Night 163 Main Card (2:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+)

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar

Alexander Volkov vs. Greg Hardy

Zelim Imadaev vs. Danny Roberts

Khadis Ibragimov vs. Ed Herman

Ramazan Emeev vs. Anthony Rocco Martin

Shamil Gamzatov vs. Klidson Abreu

Preliminary Card (11 a.m. ET. ESPN+)

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Dalcha Lungiambula

Rustam Khabilov vs. Sergey Khandozhko

Roman Kopylov vs. Karl Roberson

Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. David Zawada

Alexander Yakovlev vs. Roosevelt Roberts

Pannie Kianzad vs. Jessica-Rose Clark

Grigorii Popov vs. Davey Grant

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Greg Hardy Fights On Same UFC Card As Domestic Violence Survivor Jessica-Rose Clark

How To Watch Or Stream UFC Fight Night 163 Prelims

UFC Fight Night 163 Weigh-In Video Live Stream For Zabit Magomedsharipov Vs. Calvin Kattar Fight Card

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