Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Florida to find out whether Khabib Nurmagomedov can return from a two-year absence from the sport with a victory over the deadly Tony Ferguson. While not officially a No. 1 contender’s fight, the winner will make a strong claim to fight for the title. Meanwhile, former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua will fight for one last run at glory.
Event: UFC on FOX 19: “Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson”
Date: Sat., April 16, 2016, on FOX
Location: TBA, Tampa Bay, Florida
UFC on FOX 19 Main Event:
155 lbs.: Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC on FOX 19 Card:
205 lbs.: Rashad Evans vs. Mauricio Rua
205 lbs.: Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson
155 lbs.: Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush
135 lbs.: Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington
145 lbs.: Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias
The rest of the card is sure to fill out in the weeks and months to come and MMAmania.com will make additions as they are announced.
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