UFC 211 confirms two more bouts less than two weeks out from Dallas event

May 2, 2017 2:13 pm by Russell Ess
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UFC 211 takes place on May 13 as the heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos will headline the card taking place in Dallas, Texas. Miocic will look to defend his title and avenge a 2014 loss to dos Santos while “Cigano” will look to get back the heavyweight crown.

Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos fight at UFC 211

MMA Junkie reported on Tuesday that two late bouts were confirmed for the card, bringing UFC 211 14 confirmed fights. Dallas News first reported that Dallas’s own Rashad Coulter will make his UFC debut against Chase Sherman. MMA Junkie also confirmed Joachim Christensen and Gadzhimurad Antigulov will meet in the Octagon as both late confirmed fights will take place on the UFC Fight Pass prelims.

UFC 211 also features big matchups that could lead to future title fights. Rising star Yair Rodriguez will look to climb the ranks as he takes on former UFC lightweight champion and current #2 UFC ranked featherweight Frankie Edgar. #3 ranked welterweight Demian Maia and #5 ranked Jorge Masvidal will settle their business in the Octagon. Also on the card, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will look to bounce back from his loss to Conor McGregor as he takes on Dustin Poirier.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Jessica Andrade

Check out the full lineup for UFC 211:

PPV Main Card 10 p.m. ET

Champ Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos – UFC Heavyweight Title Fight
Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Andrade – UFC Strawweight Title Fight
Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal
Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez
Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis

FX Preliminary Card 8 p.m. ET

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier
Jason Knight vs. Chas Skelly
David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Marco Polo Reyes vs. James Vick

UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card 6 p.m. ET

Jessica Aguilar vs. Cortney Casey
Enrique Barzola vs. Gabriel Benitez
Jared Gordon vs. Michael Quinones
Rashad Coulter vs. Chase Sherman
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Joachim Christensen

What fights are you looking forward to the most? Give us your predictions for your favorite fights in the comment section!

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 5/2/2017.


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