Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

August 3, 2016 2:14 pm by Evan Bell

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card.

In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint Preux is being targeted for a light heavyweight scrap for the event. In addition, Stefan Struve vs. Ruslan Magomedov is being targeted for the event in a heavyweight tilt.

Manuwa and Saint Preux are both entering the contest on losses. In Manuwa’s last fight, he lost via KO to Anthony Johnson, while in Saint Preux’s last fight he lost an interim light heavyweight title bout to Jon Jones.

In the heavyweight division, Struve will enter UFC 204 after knocking out Bigfoot Silva in just 16-seconds. His opponent, Ruslan Magomedov will enter the bout on a 9-fight win streak that has seen him go 3-0 inside the Octagon.

Stay tuned for updates as they become available.


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