Rob Font and Cory Sandhagen every wanted new opponents, and so they discovered one in one another.
Along with Sandhagen’s authentic opponent Umar Nurmagomedov withdrawing from the Aug. 5 important occasion in Nashville, Font’s authentic UFC 292 opponent Music Yadong is absent from their Aug. 19 match in Boston for undisclosed causes.
With UFC on ESPN 50, the Aug. 5 card in Nashville, in want of a brand new headliner, Font has stepped up and can struggle Sandhagen weeks sooner than he initially deliberate to compete. The struggle can be contested at a contract weight of 140 kilos.
Two folks with data of the match confirmed the reserving to MMA Junkie however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement. ESPN first introduced the information on Thursday.
Font (20-6 MMA, 10-5 UFC) is trying to flip a solo win right into a two-fight streak. At UFC 287, Font knocked out Adrian Yanez. The win snapped a two-fight skid that included resolution losses to Marlon Vera and Jose Aldo.
Sandhagen (16-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) has received back-to-back fights after back-to-back title failures. Since championship losses to TJ Dillashaw and Petr Yan, Sandhagen has crushed Yadong and Marlon Vera.
With the change, the UFC on ESPN 50 lineup consists of:
- Cory Sandhagen vs. Rob Font
- Jessica Andrade vs. Tatiana Suarez
- Mentioned Nurmagomedov vs Kyler Phillips
- Ion Cutelaba vs. Ovince Saint Preux
- Ignacio Bahamondes versus Ludovit Klein
- Damon Jackson vs. Billy Quarantillo
- Dustin Jacoby vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
- Asu Almabaev vs. Ode Osbourne
- Cody Durden vs. Jake Hadley
- Jesse Butler vs. Sean Woodson
- Diego Lopes vs. Gavin Tucker
- Tanner Boser vs Aleksa Camur
- Carlston Harris vs Jeremiah Wells
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