MMAjunkie today learned that Frankie Saenz and Marlon Vera will now meet at UFC on ESPN+ 6, which takes place March 23 and streams live on ESPN+ from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Vera (14-5-1 MMA, 6-4 UFC) was set to face Saenz (13-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) at this past weekend’s event but was scratched from the card just three days prior due to illness.
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis Nasrat Haqparast vs. John Makdessi Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Jussier Formiga Luis Pena vs. Steven Peterson J.J. Aldrich vs. Maycee Barber
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5 p.m. ET)
Bryce Mitchell vs. Bobby Moffett Frankie Saenz vs. Marlon Vera Alexis Davis vs. Jennifer Maia Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Jesus Pinedo Angela Hill vs. Randa Markos Chris Gutierrez vs. Ryan MacDonald Jordan Espinosa vs. Eric Shelton