A UFC party set for Aug. 8 has its primary event and a middleweight scrap.
ESPN studies that Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik have agreed to a heavyweight tilt on Aug. 8. The bout is envisioned to provide as the headliner for a UFC card on Aug. 8. When designs can adjust, the event is scheduled to just take area in Las Vegas. With the uncertainty likely ahead owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the UFC APEX will most likely be the venue.
Lewis past competed back again in February on the UFC 247 card. He took a controversial unanimous selection victory more than Ilir Latifi. As for Oleinik, he earned a split decision victory above former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum again in Could. He’s hoping to lengthen his profitable streak to a few when he satisfies “The Black Beast.”
That is not all that has been established for this occasion. Russian media outlet TASS stories that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will return to motion. Weidman will collide with Omari Akhmedov. The bout will be contested at 185 kilos.
In his previous outing, Weidman competed as a gentle heavyweight. He shared the Octagon with Dominick Reyes. Weidman was starched in the 1st round. As for Akhmedov, he has long gone 5–1 in his past six outings. He scored a unanimous choice get around Ian Heinisch again in Dec. 2019.
Other specifics pertaining to the UFC’s Aug. 8 celebration are sparse. Stick with MMA Information for the newest updates on this planned occasion as the card proceeds to choose shape.