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The lineup is set for next week’s UFC Fight Night 47 event in Maine, and all 10 fights will be televised.

UFC Fight Night 47 takes place Aug. 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, and it marks the promotion’s Maine debut.

The six-fight main card, including a headliner between light heavyweight contenders Ryan Bader (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) and Ovince Saint Preux (16-5 MMA, 4-0 UFC), airs on FOX Sports 1. Bader is No. 9 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light heavyweight rankings, and Saint Preux is No. 14.

The four-bout preliminary card, including a featured flyweight bout between No. 6 Jussier Formiga (16-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and No. 10 Zach Makovsky (18-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC), airs on FOX Sports 2.

A new addition to the card features a pair of newcomers. Kicking off the event is a bantamweight bout between Nolan Ticman (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), a veteran of California’s regional scene, and Frankie Saenz (8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who’s posted four straight wins, most recently with KOTC.

The official UFC Fight Night 47 lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2, 8 p.m. ET)

For the latest on UFC Fight Night 47, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Ryan Bader)

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