UFC Sydney fight card update
UFC Sydney

UFC Sydney fight card

UFC returns to Australia on Sunday November 19 with Fight Night 121 held at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney live on FOX. Heavyweight clash between Kiwi-Australian Mark Hunt and Poland’s Marcin Tybura headlines the show.

“The Super Samoan” is a victor in his latest bout against American Derrick Lewis, winning by fourth-round TKO at UFC Auckland held in June. Before that, Hunt faced the third-round stoppage against Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. He is ranked No. 6 in the division.

With the latest bout held at UFC Singapore in June, Tybura is riding a three-fight winning streak with the victories stated against Belarusian Andrei Arlovski, Brazilian Luis Henrique and Czech Viktor Pesta. He is ranked No. 10.

In addition to a previously announced another heavyweight bout between Australian Tai Tuivasa and American Rashad Coulter, four other bouts featured on the card have been recently revealed.

The program includes a stawweight bout between Australian Bec Rawlings and Joanne Calderwood of Scotland. As well welterweight Jesse Taylor faces his American fellow Belal Muhammad.

The fight card also includes a featherweight contest between Australian Alex Volkanovski and Canadian Jeremy Kennedy. In addition, Nadia Kassem takes on Alex Chambers at all-Australian srawweight bout.

Other bouts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current line-up can be found below.

Heavyweight Mark Hunt vs. Marcin Tybura
Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa vs. Rashad Coulter
Strawweight Bec Rawlings vs. Joanne Calderwood
Welterweight Jesse Taylor vs. Belal Muhammad
Featherweight Alex Volkanovski vs. Jeremy Kennedy
strawweight Nadia Kassem vs. Alex Chambers

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Misagh Norouzi

Misagh Norouzi is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is training and fighting under the patronage of a prominent Thai master Top Sangmorakot. Norouzi is an author and reporter at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.

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