Ferguson vs. Medeiros Added To STACKED UFC 184 Event

January 14, 2015 5:26 am by BJPENN.COM News

Yancy Medeiros
An intriguing lightweight matchup between Tony Ferguson and Yancy Medeiros (pictured) has been added to an already stacked UFC 184 event.

UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday.

UFC 184 goes down on February 28, live on pay-per-view from Los Angeles. In the main event Chris Weidman takes on Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event Ronda Rousey takes on Cat Zingano.

By all accounts, the night’s latest addition should be a crowd pleaser.

Ferguson comes out of Southern California’s South OC MMA hub, training around a very elite group of gyms the likes of Reign training center and 10th planet Jiu Jitsu.

Medeiros, a Hawaiian born athlete is team Diaz fighter, training in Northern California’s Stockton area with the Diaz brother, who speak very highly of the top UFC prospect.

With the addition of this bout, UFC 184 looks as follows:

Champ Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort
Champ Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano
Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza
Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck
Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
Tony Ferguson vs. Yancy Medeiros
Roan Carneiro vs. Mark Munoz
Alan Jouban vs. Richard Walsh
Roman Salazar vs. Norifumi Yamamoto
Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts
James Krause vs. Valmir Lazaro
Masio Fullen vs. Alexander Torres

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