Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship visits Salt Lake City with BKFC 56 fight card taking place at Maverik Center in West Valley City, UT. In the main event, Mike Perry faces fellow-former MMA fighter and UFC and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Austin, Texas with UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan. The fight card takes place at Moody Center. In the main event, Beneil Dariush of the United States and Arman Tsarukyan of Armenia battle it out at lightweight. In the co-main event, Jalin Turner and Bobby Green square off in an all-American lightweight bout.