UFC FN 40: 10 Bouts Confirmed For Upcoming Abu Dhabi Card
By FCF Staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced ten fights that will take place at its April 11th, Fight Night card in Abu Dhabi, which will see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-8-1) battle heavyweight Roy Nelson (19-9) in the headliner. In the co-main event, Clay Guida (30-11) will take on fellow featherweight vet Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-7-2).
Other bouts that have been confirmed for UFC FN 40 include: heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk (16-3-1) vs. Jared Rosholt (9-1), Andrew Craig (9-2) vs. middleweight Chris Camozzi (19-7), Rani Yahya (19-8) vs. bantamweight Johnny “Brutal” Bedford (19-11-1), flyweight Alptekin Ozkilic (9-2) vs. Dustin Ortiz (12-3), lightweight Ramsey Nijem (9-4) vs. Beneil Dariush (7-0), Ryan LaFlare (10-0) vs. welterweight John Howard (22-8), Jim Alers (12-1) vs. featherweight Alan Omer (18-3) and middleweight Trevor Smith (11-4) vs. Thales Leites (22-4).
UFC FN 40 will be held on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.