Might 29 (UPI) — American welterweight Tyron Woodley will make his Octagon return for UFC Struggle Night time in opposition to Gilbert Burns on Saturday as one of many highlights of this sports weekend, which additionally consists of dwell soccer, baseball and NASCAR.

Woodley (19-4-1) and Burns (18-3-0) will conflict in the principle occasion Saturday at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas.

Woodley hasn’t fought in additional than a yr since he misplaced his welterweight title belt on March 2, 2019, to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. He hadn’t misplaced in seven consecutive fights and defended his title 4 occasions earlier than the setback.

The UFC Struggle Night time primary card consists of 5 occasions. The primary battle will likely be a ladies’s strawweight conflict between Mackenzie Dern and Hannah Cifers at 9 p.m. EDT on ESPN and ESPN+.

Roosevelt Roberts and Brok Weaver will match up for a light-weight bout after the Dern-Cifers conflict.

The third battle will likely be a catchweight bout between Billy Quarantillo and Spike Carlyle. Blagoy Ivanov and Augusto Sakai will then battle in a co-main occasion heavyweight bout earlier than the principle occasion between Woodley and Burns.

UFC Struggle Night time begins at 6 p.m. EDT with six preliminary fights.

Caesars has Woodley as a -185 favourite to win the battle over Burns, who’s a +165 wager. BetOnline.AG has Woodley at -175 and Burns at +150.

NASCAR at Bristol

Cup Sequence drivers will begin their engines for the fifth occasion since NASCAR’s season returned from suspension once they line up for the Grocery store Heroes 500 Sunday in Bristol, Tenn.

The race will likely be held with out followers in attendance attributable to coronavirus pandemic security tips.

Bristol Motor Speedway is named one in every of NASCAR’s hottest tracks. The half-mile oval monitor options steep banking, and Bristol races typically embody many accidents because of the restricted area on the monitor.

Meals Metropolis, sponsor of the occasion, modified the identify from the Meals Metropolis 500 to the Grocery store Heroes 500 to honor those that served People at grocery shops through the coronavirus pandemic.

The race will air at 3:30 p.m. EDT Sunday on FS1.


People proceed to tune in to Bundesliga matches, because the German league is likely one of the solely main soccer league to return from suspension. This weekend’s soccer slate consists of 4 video games Saturday on the Fox community.

Borussia Monchengladbach then battles FC Union Berlin at 9:30 a.m. EDT Sunday on FS1. SC Paderborn performs Borussia Dortmund within the ultimate Bundesliga recreation of the weekend at midday EDT Sunday on FS1.

Korean Baseball Group

Main League Baseball house owners proceed to barter with gamers a couple of return to the sphere, however People can watch dwell baseball in South Korea whereas they await a decision.

ESPN will televise two video games this weekend. The KT Wiz will face the Kiwoom Heroes at Four a.m. EDT Saturday. The Lotte Giants will battle the Doosan Bears at 1 a.m. EDT Saturday on ESPN.

The NC Dinos are in first place within the KBO standings, however their weekend matchups with the Samsung Lions is not going to be on TV. The Bears — the 2019 Korean Sequence champions — are in third place.


Korean Baseball Group

KT Wiz vs. Kiwoom Heroes at Four a.m. EDT on ESPN


FC Schalke 04 vs. Werder Bremen at 9:30 a.m. EDT on FS1

VfL Wolfsburg vs. Eintracht Frankfurt at 9:30 a.m. EDT FS2

FSV Mainz 05 vs. Hoffenheim at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Fox Soccer Plus

Bayern Munich vs. Fortuna Dusseldorf at 12:30 p.m. EDT on FS1

UFC Struggle Night time primary card ESPN and ESPN+

Mackenzie Dern vs. Hannah Cifers at 9 p.m. EDT

Roosevelt Roberts vs. Brok Weaver after first battle

Billy Quarantillo vs. Spike Carlyle after second battle

Blagoy Ivanov vs. Augusto Sakai after third battle

Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns after fourth battle


Korean Baseball Group

Lotte Giants vs. Doosan Bears at 1 a.m. EDT on ESPN


Borussia Monchengladbach vs. FC Union Berlin at 9:30 a.m. EDT on FS1

SC Paderborn vs. Borussia Dortmund at midday EDT on FS1


Cup Sequence Grocery store Heroes 500 at 3:30 p.m. EDT on FS1