Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje predictions: Top UFC 249 expert picks, best bets from main card specialist Brandon Wise has been profitable picking UFC main card fights five years running. by CBS Sports Staff May 5, 2020 at 9:16 am ET • 3 min read Justin Gaethje received an unexpected opportunity and plans on taking full advantage of it. Just over a month after being chosen as a replacement, Gaethje will battle Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on Saturday, May 9. The main card from VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET. Gaethje (21-2) owns a 6-0 career record in title fights, all of which took place from 2014 to 2016 during his tenure with the World Series of Fighting.