This coming Sunday, August 30, UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Rakic will air live from Las Vegas at the UFC Apex Arena. The main card will start at 9:00 a.m. Hong Kong, and the prelims will kick off at 6:00 a.m.
This event is headlined by a critical light heavyweight three-round bout between top ranked #5 Anthony Smith and #8 Aleksandar Rakic. Long time veteran, former title contender Smith has a whopping 18 KOs and 12 submissions on his record while fast-rising Rakic has nine KOs and was undefeated at the start of his UFC career until a narrow split decision loss to Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Busan.
Review Smith’s storied career in UFC:
Check out Rakic’s impressive rise in the light heavyweight division:
There will be a Virtual Media Day Thursday morning. The details are below, and please note, if you register for the event but are not able to attend, the recordings of all interviews will be sent to you following the conclusion.