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Six Bouts Added to Portland Card

 

The card for the UFC’s return to Portland, Oregon on October 1 is beginning to take shape, with six bouts added on Monday.

The event at Moda Center will air on FOX Sports 1. Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 26.

In a pair of pivotal lightweight matchups, Will Brooks will seek his second consecutive UFC victory when he faces popular Brazilian standout Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira, and veterans Josh Burkman and Bobby Green both look to return to the win column.

Flyweight contenders will also take to the Octagon, as No. 9-ranked Louis Smolka takes on No. 15-ranked Sergio Pettis.

In a clash of heavyweight prospects, Walt Harris faces Shamil Abdurakhimov, and in middleweight action, Tamdan McCrory faces Nate Marquardt.

Also added to the show is a matchup of female bantamweights, as Kelly Faszholz battles newcomer Ketlen Vieira.

Stay tuned to UFC.com for more fight card announcements.