Article

Skyscraper Struve is Back at UFC 175

Struve vs. Mitrione is set for UFC 175 this July...
Out of action since March of 2013, Stefan Struve will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon on Saturday, July 5, when he faces Matt Mitrione in a heavyweight bout to take place on the UFC 175 card at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Winner of four of his last five, Struve was sidelined as a precautionary measure due to the discovery of a rare heart condition, but after following doctors' treatment, he was cleared to resume his fighting career, and this summer he will meet Mitrione, who has won two of his last three, most recently a first round knockout of Shawn Jordan in March.

Also added to the UFC 175 card, which takes place during International Fight Week, is a middleweight bout between newcomer Guilherme Vasconcelos and Luke Zachrich, and a welterweight bout pitting Ildemar Alcantara vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Friday, September 5
9PM/6PM
ETPT
Mashantucket, CT

Media

Recent
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza was always determined to make it to the UFC one day. Find out how he did it, and what obstacles he faced along the way. Souza faces Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Fight Night Mashantucket.
Sep 2, 2014
UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon and his family got bad news about son Joey Lauzon just days after he was born. Lauzon fights Michael Chiesa on Friday night at Fight Night Mashantucket.
Sep 2, 2014
Host Lisa Foiles gets you up to date on every thing from T.J. Dillashaw's first UFC title defense to all the action heading to a TV screen near you this weekend with UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi in today's UFC Minute!
Sep 2, 2014
Countdown to UFC Fight Night takes you inside the training camps of fearsome heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell as they brace for a massive clash in Connecticut.
Sep 1, 2014