UFC in Zagreb: Junior Dos Santos to Fight Main Event
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
For the first time UFC Fight Night is coming to the Croatian capital Zagreb…
It is been announced that two of the best UFC heavyweight fighters will clash in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Croatia at the Zagreb Arena on 10 April.
‘Big’ Ben Rothwell will fight former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in what is expected to be a clash of the titans in the main event in Zagreb. Rothwell, who has 36 wins and 4 losses, goes up against UFC legend Dos Santos, who has a 17 win and 4 loss record.
The other heavyweight bouts scheduled for the event include former world title challenger Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga versus Russian Ruslan Magomedov, Marcin Tybura against American Timothy Johnson and Serbia’s Bojan Mihajlovic versus Frenchman Francis Ngannou.
Also on the card will be former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Nicolas Dalby fighting Bartosz Fabinski, and Jan Blachowic versus Croatian Igor Pokrajac.
Ticket sales open on 12 February.
UFC Fight Night 86 Zagreb:
Junior Dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell
Igor Pokrajac vs. Jan Blachowicz
Ruslan Magomedov vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Nicolas Dalby vs. Bartosz Fabinski
Francis Ngannou vs. Bojan Mihalović
Bojan Veličković vs. Alessio Di Chirico
Filip Pejić vs. Damian Stasiak
Damir Hadžović vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Marcin Tybura vs. Timothy Johnson