Article

Seven bouts made official for UFC 216 card

The first batch of UFC 216 bouts are official and ready to take place at T-Mobile Arena on Oct. 7, with contenders and hot prospects from heavyweight to flyweight squaring off in Las Vegas this fall.

In heavyweight action, knockout artist Walt Harris puts his two-fight winning streak on the line as he seeks another early finish against British banger Mark "The Hand of" Godbeer.

Fresh from wins over Caio Magalhaes and Elias Theodorou, Brad Tavares hopes a win over No. 12-ranked Thales Leites in October will earn him a place in the top 15.

The lightweight division will be represented on the UFC 216 card, with No. 14-ranked Evan Dunham getting a home game in Vegas against No. 12-ranked Beneil Dariush, rising star Lando Vannata taking on Abel Trujillo, and veterans Will Brooks and Nik Lentz battling it out in the Octagon.

Plus, a pair of flyweight bouts will see No. 10-ranked John Moraga face No. 15-ranked Magomed Bibulatov, while up and comers Matt Schnell and Marco Beltran face off.

Stay tuned to UFC.com for more fight announcements and ticket on-sale information.
Sunday, May 27
1PM/10AM
ETPT
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Media

Recent
John Gooden heads to Liverpool to meet with one of the UFC’s rising welterweight stars, Darren Till. They touch on subjects ranging from his childhood, current standing in the UFC and more! Full episode airing now on FIGHT PASS!
May 21, 2018
See the journey that brought Darren Till from his perilous beginnings in Liverpool to his thrilling ascent to prominence in the UFC. Then hear the sport’s top fighters and analysts reveal why they believe he has all the makings of a future champion.
After defeating Demian Maia by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Chile, Kamaru Usman believes that he is the most dangerous welterweight in the world.
May 19, 2018
Kamaru Usman extended his welterweight win-streak to eight, after defeating Demian Maia by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night Chile. Watch Usman's Octagon interview where he discusses the performance and what's next at welterweight.
May 19, 2018