Nine fights including event headliner Derrick Lewis vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov set for UFC Fight Night 102

By Chris Taylor - October 14, 2016

A heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov will headline ‘UFC Fight Night 102’ in Albany, New York, on December 9.

Derrick Lewis

UFC officials just broke the news.

The evenings co-main event will be a previously announced heavyweight bout featuring Anthony Hamilton taking on Francis Ngannou.

Ngannou wins

The entire fight card will stream live on the promotions digital network UFC Fight Pass.

A key bantamweight fight between Raphael Assuncao and Aljamain Sterling will also take place on the events main card.

In addition to the three fights listed above, the UFC also announced the following eight bouts for the event:

Light heavyweight bout – Patrick Cummins vs. Gian Villante
Middleweight bout – Oluwale Bamgbose vs. Joseph Gigliotti
Welterweight bout – Randy Brown vs. Charlie Ward
Middleweight bout – Keith Berish vs. Ryan Janes
Strawweight bout – Tatiana Suarez vs. Juliana Lima
Light heavyweight bout – Corey Anderson vs. Sean O’Connell
Featherweight bout – Tiago Trator vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

Stay tuned to for further updates on the UFC Fight Night 102 event as they develop.


UFC Fight Night 102