Check Out The Latest UFC Fight Island Poster Featuring Deiveson Figueiredo & Joseph Benavidez
The UFC continues to rev up its marketing campaign for the promotion's upcoming events on Yas Island, and now the official poster for its July 18th card is out.
There will be no shortage of UFC title fights going down from July 11th through the 18th, and the official poster for the last of the championship bouts during that time is now out.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez
The two fought for the first time in February, and Figueiredo (18-1) won via second round, stoppage. Since the Brazilian fighter missed weight, however, he was ineligible to win the belt.
In addition, an accidental headbutt dazed Benavidez (28-6) shortly before the fight was stopped, which is another reason the UFC’s gone with a rematch.
You can check out the poster below, which also features middleweights and co-headliner, Kevlin Gastelum and Jack Hermansson.
— UFC (@ufc) June 25, 2020
UFC Fight Island 2 line-up
Here is the line-up for the upcoming card (via MMA Junkie).
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Main Card (9 p.m. ET)
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez – for vacant flyweight title
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jack Hermansson
Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Fiziev
Luana Carolina vs. Ariane Lipski
Askar Askarov vs. Alexandre Pantoja
Preliminary Card (6 p.m. ET)
Roman Dolidze vs. Khadis Ibragimov
Grant Dawson vs. Nad Narimani
Joel Alvarez vs. Joe Duffy
Montel Jackson vs. Brett Johns
Aleksander Doskalchuk vs. Tagir Ulanbekov
Davi Ramos vs. Arman Tsarukyan
Carlos Felipe vs. Serghei Spivac