During tonight’s UFC 208 broadcast the promotion announced two exciting fights which will take place in April.
The first fight announced was a key featherweight tilt featuring Cub Swanson taking on Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night in Nashville on April 22.
Swanson is coming off a fight of the year performance at UFC 206, which saw him earn a decision victory over the “Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi.
Meanwhile, Artem Lobov was last seen in action in November where he earned a decision victory over Teruto Ishihara.
The second big fight announced was a key women’s strawweight bout featuring Michelle Waterson taking on Rose Namajunas at UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City on April 15.
Michelle Waterson was last seen inside the octagon in December where she scored a first-round submission victory over Paige VanZant.
As for “Thug Rose”, Namajunas was most recently seen in action at July’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta where she suffered a decision loss to recent title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz.
Prior to the setback, Rose had earned a decision victory over Tecia Torres.
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