This is Blaydes’s first headlining bout since losing a rematch against Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC Beijing in November of last year. He bounced back from that result with two straight wins and now takes on a former UFC champion in Dos Santos.
UFC Raleigh takes place at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., and the main card will air live on the ESPN+ streaming service.
See the updated card below (bout order to be determined):
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Michael Chiesa
Brett Johns vs. Tony Gravely
Bevon Lewis vs. Dequan Townsend
Herbert Burns vs. Nate Landwehr
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