un·​der·​card | \ ˈən-dər-ˌkärd How to pronounce undercard (audio) \

Definition of undercard

: a program (as of boxing matches) supporting the featured match

Examples of undercard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Espinoza doesn’t have a Kentucky Derby mount, but has several options on the undercard. Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Del Mar jockeys eschew Kentucky," 14 Aug. 2020 Ronaldo Souza, a fighter scheduled against Uriah Hall on the undercard, tested positive on Friday. Dallas News, "UFC 249 to take place as scheduled after fighter tests positive for COVID-19," 9 May 2020 The former Alabama linebacker is on the undercard for Harris-Overeem. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, "Fighter Walt Harris emerges from ‘dark, dark period’ after stepdaughter’s murder," 15 May 2020 Cerrone lost on the undercard, his fourth consecutive defeat. Mark Long, The Christian Science Monitor, "Is UFC a good model for the return of pro sports?," 10 May 2020 Even the undercard is stacked, with additional live sets planned from Boys Noize, Krewella and Ookay. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Ultra Miami 2020 Lineup Adds Gryffin, Kygo, DJ Snake b2b Malaa, Gareth Emery & More," 22 Jan. 2020 The undercard for will start at 7 p.m. ET, while the main card will start approximately 9 p.m. ET. Charlotte Carroll, SI.com, "Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Steve Rolls Live Stream: How to Watch Online, TV Channel, Time," 8 June 2019 Her face bloodied and her eyes puffy, Lauren Murphy of Eagle River jumped for joy Saturday night after winning a split decision on the undercard of UFC 247 in Houston, Texas. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska fighter Lauren Murphy pulls out a split decision in UFC 247," 9 Feb. 2020 Two more wins would follow, setting up last summer’s bout with undefeated Brandon Brewer, who came into the fight at 23-0-1, on the undercard of Demetrius Andrade vs. Maciej Sulecki in Providence. Andrew Mahoney, BostonGlobe.com, "Whitman’s Mark DeLuca hopes to punch his ticket to bigger things Saturday," 6 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of undercard

1926, in the meaning defined above

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29 Aug 2020

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“Undercard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undercard. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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