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UFC Fight Night 224: Fight date, schedule, undercard & betting odds

Former champion Holly Holm takes on bantamweight rival Mayra Bueno Silva in the main event at UFC Fight Night 224.

Following UFC 290 at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, it's back to the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Sunday 16th July.

Holm, priced at 5/8 To Win Fight, is looking to stake a claim for a title shot after bouncing back from defeat when beating Yana Santos in March.

The 41-year-old can't afford another loss if she wants to realise her ambition of wearing the bantamweight title for the second time in her career.

She beat Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in 2015 to win the belt but lost the title when making her maiden defence against Miesha Tate at UFC 196.

The American subsequently moved up to featherweight where she came up short in two title fights, losing to Germain de Randamie and Cris Cyborg.

A return to bantamweight came in 2019 and Holm has won three of her last five fights to move to #3 in the rankings.

Silva is ranked #10 in the division after winning each of her last three fights since returning to bantamweight.

After coming through Dana White's Contender Series Brazil, Silva has won five, lost two and drawn one.

The 31-year-old Brazilian, priced at 13/10 To Win Fight, is a submission specialist, boasting seven victories via that method, including each of her last two.

WhatUFC Fight Night 224
WhereUFC Apex, Enterprise, Nevada, USA
When03:00, Sunday 16th July 2023
How to watchBT Sport (TNT Sports)
OddsHolly Holm 5/8, Mayra Bueno Silva 13/10

When is UFC Fight Night 224?

The card is scheduled to take place on Sunday 16th July 2023.

What time is UFC Fight Night 224?

The preliminary card gets under way at 00:00 and the main card is due to begin at 03:00, with Holm and Silva expected to make their walk to the octagon at around 05:30.

Where is UFC Fight Night 224?

UFC Fight Night 224 will take place at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada, which is a purpose-built facility that is close to the UFC Performance Institute.

The UFC own the arena, with the first event taking place there in May 2020 when Tyron Woodley fought Gilbert Burns.

There were 20 Fight Night cards at the Apex in 2022 and this will be the 11th card to take place at the Apex this year with a further four scheduled.

Holm has fought once previously at the Apex when she suffered a split decision defeat against Ketlen Vieira in the main event on 21st May 2022.

Silva's last six fights have all come at the Apex, winning four, losing one and drawing one.

Can I watch UFC Fight Night 224?

Yes. Both the preliminary card and the main card will be available to watch on BT Sport (TNT Sports).

Are there any belts on the line at UFC Fight Night 224?

No. There aren't any belts on the line at UFC Fight Night 224. 

The women's bantamweight title is currently vacant after Amanda Nunes announced her retirement on 10th June following her win against Irene Aldana.

Former champion Julianna Pena is expected to compete for the vacant title and Holm could potentially put herself in the conversation to face the Mexican if she picks up a victory.

What is Holly Holm's record?

21 fights, 15 wins (8 KOs), 6 defeats.

What is Mayra Bueno Silva's record?

13 fights, 10 wins (1 KO), 2 defeats, 1 draw.

Who is on the undercard for UFC Fight Night 224?

Main card:
Albert Duraev v Park Jun-yong
Walt Harris v Josh Parisian
Norma Dumont v Chelsea Chandler
Ottman Azaitar v Francisco Prado

Preliminary card:
Terrance McKinney v Nazim Sadykhov
Tucker Lutz v Melsik Baghdasaryan
Viktoriia Dudakova v Istela Nunes
Austin Lingo v Melquizael Costa
Evan Elder v Genaro Valdez
Tyson Nam v Azat Maksum
Alexander Munoz v Carl Deaton III
Ashlee Evans-Smith v Ailin Perez

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