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Evans battles Alvey in second MW bout this August

 

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will take his second shot at winning his first fight at middleweight on August 5, when he travels to Arena Ciudad Del Mexico in Mexico City to face hard-hitting contender Sam Alvey.

In the UFC Fight Night main event, which airs live on FS1, flyweight contenders Brandon Moreno and Sergio Pettis meet in a five-round showdown.

Ranked 14th in the middleweight division, former Ultimate Fighter competitor Sam Alvey has won four of his last five bouts, finishing Kevin Casey and Eric Spicely along the way. This August, he faces one of the top fighters of this era in Rashad Evans, a former 205-pound world champion who is now eager to chase after a second title belt in the middleweight division.