Lightweights Justin Edwards and Yancy Medieros are slated to fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California on August 30th, in a bout that is crucial for both fighters UFC career’s.
Justin Edwards is just 2-4 in his UFC career, most recently dropping a decision loss to Ramsey Nijem back in January. He will be riding a two-fight losing streak into the bout.
Yancy Medieros, on the other hand, has yet to officially pick up a win under the UFC banner. After dropping a TKO loss to Rustam Khabilov, Medieros won his next fight against Yves Edwards. But the fight was ruled a no-contest after it was discovered that Medieros tested positive for Marijuana. After that Medieros dropped a submission loss to Jim Miller in April.
The full UFC 177 card now includes:
Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title
Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia
Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson
Anthony Hamilton vs. Ruan Potts
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem
Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin
Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medeiros