More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., April 23, 2016) when UFC 197: “Jones vs. Saint Preux” kicks off from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg kicks off the UFC 197 “Prelims” party with the second (and final) installment of a two-part undercard preview series.
Interim titles … so hot right now!
With current Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on the mend, former 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones squares off with Ovince Saint Preux this Saturday evening (April 23, 2016) in the main event of UFC 197 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Immediately prior, Demetrious Johnson will throw down with former Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler, Henry Cejudo, in a bid to further stretch his ridiculous streak of title defenses.
Elsewhere on the pay-per-view (PPV) card, Anthony Pettis and Edson Barboza duke it out for a much-needed victory and The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): “Smashes” winner Robert Whittaker faces Rafael Natal.
We’ve four UFC 197 “Prelims” undercard matches left to look at (check out the first batch here), so let’s get down to it with Saturday’s FOX Sports 1 line up:
125 lbs.: Sergio Pettis vs. Chris Kelades
Sergio Pettis (13-2) returned to Flyweight following a 3-1 start to his UFC career, only to suffer a knockout loss to Ryan Benoit. “The Phenom” righted the ship in Oct. 2015 with a decision over former title challenger Chris Cariaso.
He has stopped six opponents overall, although his last four wins have all come by decision.
Following his debut win over Patty Holohan, Chris Kelades (9-2) stepped right into the deep end for a clash with top prospect Ray Borg that saw “The Greek Assassin” tap to a third-round keylock. He returned to action in July 2015 with a split decision over The Ultimate ….View full article
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