The present should proceed!
No. 4-ranked bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen will now face No. 7-ranked Rob Font atop the upcoming UFC Nashville card, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023, at Bridgestone Enviornment in Nashville, Tennessee. In accordance ESPN.
Sandhagen (16-4) is coming off back-to-back wins over Track Yadong and Marlon Vera and will discover himself within the title image with one other high-profile win. He was initially scheduled to face Umar Nurmagomedov; nonetheless, a shoulder damage in coaching (see this video right here) put an abrupt finish to these plans.
Font (20-6) was poised to assert the bantamweight title after quietly selecting up 5 straight wins, however back-to-back losses to Jose Aldo and Marlon Vera despatched him down the rankings. The battle-tested Bostonian was in a position to rebound with a technical knockout victory over Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 final April in Miami.
Excessive stakes in “Music Metropolis.”
UFC Nashville can even characteristic the strawweight showdown between Jessica Andrade and Tatiana Suarez. Moreover, longtime gentle heavyweight bruiser Ovince Saint Preux returns to throw fingers with Brazilian “Hulk” Ion Cutelaba, shortly after Raoni Barcelos and Kyler Phillips hooked them at 135 kilos.
For the revised UFC Nashville struggle card and ESPN/ESPN+ lineup, click on right here.