Garcia vs. Grice, Tibau vs. Nurmagomedov Latest UFC Additions
By FCF Staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to round out the line-ups for its upcoming cards, as the promotion has announced Leonard Garcia will fight Matt Grice June 8th, and Gleison Tibau will meet Khabib Nurmagomedov July 7th.
The Garcia-Grice bout will be part of the promotion’s UFC on FX 3 card, which will see the host city determined by the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown competition.
Garcia (15-8) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Nam Phan in October, while Grice (14-4) was stopped by Ricardo Lamas in his last outing, which took place in June.
Tibau and Nurmagomedov will fight at UFC 148, which will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The undefeated Nurmagomedov (17-0) is coming off a successful Octagon debut in January, by tapping out Kamal Shalorus with a third round, rear-naked-choke.
Tibau (25-7) last competed in November and worked his way to a split decision win over Rafael dos Anjos to extend his win streak to three.