Renan “Barao” vs. Michael McDonald Among Bouts Confirmed For London’s UFC on FUEL 7
Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau, Ian McCall vs. Joseph Benavidez Set For UFC 156
By FCF Staff
Just hours after UFC President Dana White confirmed that Michael McDonald will challenge interim bantamweight champion Renan “Barao” Pegado next, the promotion has announced that the fight will take place February 16th in London, England.
The bout will headline the UFC on FUEL TV 7 card, which will be hosted by the historic city’s Wembley Arena.
In addition, the UFC has confirmed several more bouts for the event, which included Che Mills vs. Matt Riddle, Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte, Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo, Billy Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez, Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka and Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi.
The UFC has also confirmed two more bouts for its February 2nd, Super Bowl Weekend event in Las Vegas, as lightweight Evan Dunham will fight Gleison Tibau and Joseph Benavidez will take on flyweight Ian McCall.
The card will be hosted by the Mandalay Bay Events Center and will feature featherweight champion Jose Aldo versus Frankie Edgar in the main event.