referring to Instead, Benavidez will face off with Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night in New Zealand on June 10 airing live on FS1.
Nguyen (17-6) will take the biggest step up in competition in his UFC career when he faces Benavidez in June.
Also announced for the growing card in New Zealand was another flyweight fight as former title contender John Moraga faces off with newcomer Ashkan Mokhtarian.
Top ranked flyweight competitor Joseph Benavidez is back in action but he’s not getting another shot at champion Demetrious Johnson just yet.
Most recently, Nguyen defeated Geane Herrera, which put his UFC record at 3-1 overall with his only loss coming to Louis Smolka last July.
as declared in UFC Fight Night 110 takes place Sunday, June 11 at Vector Arena in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
With the additions, the UFC Fight Night 110 lineup now includes:Mark Hunt vs. Derrick LewisDerek Brunson vs. Daniel KellyJoseph Benavidez vs. Ben NguyenAshkan Mokhtarian vs. John MoragaFor more on UFC Fight Night 110, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.
MMAjunkie first reported the heavyweight headliner for UFC Fight Night 110 between Derrick Lewis (18-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Mark Hunt (12-11-1 MMA, 7-5-1 UFC) earlier this week, and today UFC officials formally announced the fight as the main event.
The event airs live on FS1 (June 10 in the U.S. due to the time difference) following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
That got him back on track after a TKO loss to Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night 91, which came in front of his South Dakota fanbase.
as declared in Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s strawweight titleholder Carla Esparza will return to the Octagon on June 25 when she takes on Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City.
UFC Fight Night 112 currently has no main event scheduled, but will feature a featherweight tilt between B.J.
UFC Fight Night 112 June 25th Oklahoma City @teamoyama@10thplanetirvine @dacikfitfoods @ocfightdocs@discounttitleloan @cryospot pic.twitter.com/z64bC9lkcC — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) March 24, 2017Esparza, 29, is coming off a crushing split-decision loss to Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night 105 back in February.
Penn and Dennis Siver, as well as a middleweight scrap between former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and divisional slayer Tim BoetschStick with Mania as more UFC Fight Night 112 news is revealed.
Moroz, 25, has produced a 3-1 record since entering the promotion back in 2015, but had the worst performance of her career in a split-decision win over Danielle Taylor at UFC Fight Night 92 last August.
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