Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan, Brian Ebersole vs. Alan Jouban added to UFC Fight Night 68
The UFC’s return to New Orleans will feature a few more native Louisianans, with heavyweight Derrick Lewis (12-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. Shawn Jordan (17-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and welterweights Brian Ebersole (51-16 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Alan Jouban (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC).
UFC officials today confirmed the matchups after an initial report from NOLA.com.
With the additions to the card, UFC Fight Night 68 now includes:
Ryan Bader vs. Daniel Cormier
Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson
Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell
Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan
Brian Ebersole vs. Alan Jouban
Thiago Silva vs. Matt Hamill now WSOF 19 co-main event with Vinny Magalhaes sidelined
World Series of Fighting is making some changes.
Thiago Silva will take on Matt Hamill in a rematch that will act as the WSOF 19 co-headliner March 28 in Phoenix, WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. The bout will be a semifinal in the WSOF light heavyweight title tournament.
Vinny Magalhaes was initially supposed to face Hamill at World Series of Fighting 20 on April 10, but according to WSOF there are issues with his contract.
Kyle Noke gets home fight, meets Andreas Stahl at UFC Fight Night 65
Australian Kyle Noke (20-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will fight in his home country when he meets Swedish welterweight Andreas Stahl (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 65.
UFC officials today announced the bout.
UFC Fight Night 65 takes place May 10 (but streams live in North America on May 9 due to the time difference) at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The event streams on UFC Fight Pass.