The UFC’s return trip to the ‘Dirty South’ is set for January 15 when ‘UFC Fight Night 35: Rockhold vs. Philippou’ hits the Atlanta, Georgia suburbs of Gwinnett County.
In the main event top middleweights Luke Rockhold and Constantinos Philippou will face off in an attempt to inch the winner one-step closer to Chris Weidman’s UFC title.
The UFC has not been to Georgia since 2012 when they brought UFC 145 to Atlanta.
UFC Fight Night 35 will air on FOX Sports 1 from the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. UFC officials have put together a 12-bout event including a six-fight main card.
The UFC Fight Night 35 fight card looks as follows:
MAIN CARD:(FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)
Luke Rockhold vs. Constantinos Philippou
Lorenz Larkin vs. Brad Tavares
Beneil Dariush vs. Jason High
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton
Derek Brunson vs. Yoel Romero
Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia
PRELIMINARY CARD:(FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)
Justin Edwards vs. Ramsey Nijem
Elias Silverio vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz
Brian Houston vs. Trevor Smith
PRELIMINARY CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET)
Vinc Pichel vs. Garett Whiteley
Alptekin Ozkilic vs. Louis Smolka
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