Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda, Court McGee vs. Robert Whittaker Among Latest UFC Confirmations
By FCF Staff
The UFC continues to confirm bouts for its busy August schedule, as the promotion has announced several more fights for its UFC on FS1 1 and UFC on FS1 2 cards.
At the first UFC on FOX Sports 1 card, on August 17th in Boston, the organization has announced that former TUF winner Diego Brandao (17-8) will fight featherweight Daniel Pineda (18-9). The fight is the 12th bout to be added to the card, which will be headlined by “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen.
In addition, the UFC has confirmed that welterweight Court McGee (15-3)will fight fellow TUF winner Robert Whittaker (11-2) at the second UFC on FOX Sports 1 event. That card will take place August 28th in Indianapolis.
The promotion has also announced that UFC newcomer Brandon Thatch (9-1) will take on welterweight Justin Edwards (8-2), August 28th.
The UFC on FS1 2 card will be headlined by a welterweight tilt between Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit.