Here’s How To Watch Nathaniel Wood’s UFC Debut On June 1
Former Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Nathaniel Wood will make his UFC debut on June 1 at UFC Utica and the fight card has now been set.
Wood (13-3) will debut on the UFC Fight Pass portion of the show with his fight currently scheduled to take place between 00:00-:00:30 UK time.
The Englishman comes into the bout riding a five-fight win streak with wins over the likes of Vaughn Lee, Josh Reed and Luca Iovine. His opponent, Johnny Eduardo (28-11), will hold a sizeable experience advantage over him, but comes into the bout having lost two of his last three bouts with a win over Manny Gamburyan punctuating losses to Aljamain Sterling and Matthew Lopez.
UFC Utica will be headlined by another bantamweight bout between Jimmie Rivera (21-1) vs Marlon Moraes (20-5-1).
Also on the main card, Gregor Gillespie (11-0) faces Vinc Pichel (11-1), whilst Walt Harris (10-7) will take on Daniel Spitz (6-1).
The preliminary card will be headlined by Sijara Eubanks (2-2) facing Lauren Murphy (10-3).
The UFC Utica Fight Card is currently as follows:
UFC Main Card (03:00am on BT Sport)
Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Moraes
Gregor Gillespie vs. Vinc Pichel
Walt Harris vs. Daniel Spitz
Jake Ellenberger vs. Ben Saunders
Julio Arce vs. Daniel Teymur
Gian Villante vs. Sam Alvey
UFC Preliminary Card (01:00am on UFC Fight Pass / BT Sport)
Lauren Murphy vs. Sijara Eubanks
Nik Lentz vs. Leonardo Santos
Niko Price vs. Belal Muhammad
Des Green vs. Gleison Tibau
UFC Fight Pass Prelims – (11:30pm UK on UFC Fight Pass)
Jessica Aguilar vs. Jodie Esquibel
Johnny Eduardo vs. Nathaniel Wood
Jarred Brooks vs. Hector Sandoval