UFC Fight Night 179 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 179 takes place this coming Saturday night, October 11th on Fight Island and we’ve got the full fight card for you below.

The main event of the evening sees former bantamweight title challenger and current No.1 contenderMarlon Moraes taking on the No.4 ranked Cory Sandhagen.

In the co-main event, Edson Barboza seeks his first win at featherweight when he goes up against Makwan Amirkhani.

In the heavyweight division, Ben Rothwell locks horns with Marcin Tybura, who is on a two-fight winning streak.

Meanwhile at middleweight, Markus Perez welcomes short notice newcomer Dricus Du Plessis, a former KSW and EFC champion, to the Octagon.

Back at heavyweight, Tom Aspinall looks to build on a win in his UFC debut when he squares up to Alan Baudot, who will be making his first appearance in the Octagon.

Check the full UFC Fight Night 179 fight card below.

Main Card

Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen
Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Markus Perez
Tom Aspinall vs. Alan Baudot

Prelims

Thomas Almeida vs. opponent TBA
Ilia Topuria vs. Youssef Zalal
K.B. Bhullar vs. Tom Breese
Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
Joaquin Buckley vs. Impa Kasanganay
Ali Alqaisi vs. Tony Kelley
Giga Chikadze vs. Omar Morales
Tracy Cortez vs. Stephanie Egger
Bruno Silva vs. Tagir Ulanbekov

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