The UFC is bringing a packed card to its return to Vegas following weekend.
Officials have announced the updated lineup for UFC Vegas 18, which requires position at UFC APEX in Las Vegas on Feb. 6. The major function attributes heavyweight contenders Alistair Overeem (47-18, 1 NC) and Alexander Volkov (32-8), with a bantamweight bout in between Cory Sandhagen (13-2) and Frankie Edgar (24-8-1) serving as the co-headliner.
Overeem once all over again finds himself making the most of consecutive wins as he competes in his fifth straight UFC main occasion. The 1-time UFC heavyweight title challenger has gained 4 of his past 5 fights, such as knockouts of Augusto Sakai, Walt Harris, Aleksei Oleinik, and Sergey Pavlovich.
Volkov is coming off of a second-spherical TKO in excess of Harris at UFC 254 in October. He has alternated wins and losses in his earlier five outings.
This will be Edgar’s next UFC struggle at 135 lbs .. A former light-weight champion and featherweight title challenger, Edgar designed a effective bantamweight debut in August with a break up final decision gain about Pedro Munhoz.
A single late improve to the card sees Youssef Zalal stepping in as a substitute for Contender Sequence signee Collin Anglin to face Seungwoo Choi in a featherweight bout. The new matchup was 1st described by MMA DNA. No official purpose was provided for Anglin’s withdrawal.
See the current UFC Vegas 18 card beneath (ultimate bout order to be decided):
Seungwoo Choi vs. Youssef Zalal