The UFC announced on Friday it will hold a UFC Fight Night Card at Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, AZ on Sun. Jan. 15. The following fights were announced for the show but no main event at press time:
- Cyril Asker (7-2) vs. Dmitri Smoliakov (8-1)
- Viktor Pesta (10-3) vs. Damian Grabowski (20-4)
- Joachim Christensen (13-4) vs. Bojan Mihalovic (10-4)
This is the third straight year FS1 will televise a Sunday night event on an NFL playoff Sunday. The past two shows, which featured Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver and Dominick Cruz beating T.J. Dillashaw, both emanating from Boston, drew two of the biggest UFC ratings in FS1 history.