UFC 300 has the first three official fights.
Former heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka will face Aleksandar Rakic and former bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling will move up to featherweight to fight Calvin Kattar at UFC 300 on April 13 in Las Vegas, UFC CEO Dana White announced Thursday evening on social media. Additionally, top prospect Bo Nickal will face Cody Brundage.
White said none of the three bouts will be the main or co-main event of the pay-per-view card, which promises to be one of the biggest events in UFC history.
There have been several other fight announcements from White.
At UFC 298 on February 17 in Anaheim, California, former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will face former title challenger Paulo Costa. White said the previously announced bout between Ian Machado Gary and Geoff Neal will also be moved to UFC 298.
The co-main event of the Feb. 24 UFC Fight Night card in Mexico City will be a five-round bout between former interim featherweight champion Yair Rodriguez and Brian Ortega. Brandon Moreno vs. Amir El Bazi will be the headliner.
The main event of UFC Fight Night on March 30 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, will pit New Jersey native Erin Blanchfield against France’s Manon Viot in a potential eliminator for the women’s flyweight title.
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