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Thursday, Feb 19, 2015

UFC 187: Jon Jones-Anthony Johnson, Chris Weidman-Vitor Belfort Among Confirmed Bouts

Weidman (photo Josh Hedges/ UFC/ ZUFFA)

By FCF Staff

UFC 187 won’t be short on star power, as the promotion has announced that the May 23rd card will feature two, championship fights, as well as several other high profile bouts.

In the main event, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will take on Anthony Johnson, and in the co-headliner, middleweight champion Chris Weidman will face Vitor Belfort.

In addition, the upcoming card will see Khabib Nurmagomedov battle fellow lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, and at heavyweight, Travis Browne will face fellow contender, Andrei Arlovski.

And at flyweight, Joseph Benavidez has been tapped to fight another, top five ranked 125’er in John Moraga.

UFC 187 will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card will be available via pay-per-view.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:09 am
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