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John Albert Fighting Yaotzin Meza at UFC on FOX 8

Meza (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

A bantamweight bout between John Albert and Yaotzin Meza has been added to UFC on FOX 8 card, which will likely round out the July 27th event. The fight is the 14th match-up to be confirmed for the card, which will be hosted by Seattle’s KeyArena.

Albert (7-4) will be looking to an a three fight losing skid as the “Prince” is coming off losses to Ivan Menjivar, Erik Perez and most recently Scott Jorgensen.

Meza (19-8) is coming off an unsuccessful Octagon debut, as the Arizona fighter was KO’d by Chad Mendes at UFC on FX 6 in December.

UFC on FOX 8 will be headlined by a flyweight bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Moraga.

Other main card bouts that are scheduled include Jake Ellenberger vs. Rory MacDonald, Liz Carmouch vs. Miesha Tate and Robbie Lawler vs. Tarec Saffiedine.

Stay tuned to Full Contact Fighter for more coverage on UFC on FOX 8.




posted by FCF Staff @ 12:36 pm
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