UFC 227: second trailer released, fight card update

UFC 227: Can’t Get You Out of My Head

UFC 227 is held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Cali on August 5 (Aug. 4 in the US). The event features pair of rematches with bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw defending his belt against Cody Garbrandt, and Demetrious Johnson making his 12th defense of the flyweight title facing off Henry Cejudo.

Following the Two Title Fights clip, the promotion recently released the second promo trailer of the event, which previews the headline bouts. In addition, the fight card has been updated and ordered.

A middleweight battle between between Thiago Santos and Kevin Holland was added to the programme. As well, Montel Jackson makes his UFC debut, replacing Benito Lopez in a bantamweight bout against Ricky Simon.

The main card also includes a women’s strawweight encounter between Polyana Viana and JJ Aldrich, and a featherweight contest between Cub Swanson up against Renato Moicano. The current lineup can be found below.

UFC 227 fight card

Main card
Bantamweight TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo
Middleweight Thiago Santos vs. Kevin Holland
Women’s Strawweight Polyana Viana vs. JJ Aldrich
Featherweight Cub Swanson vs. Renato Moicano

Preliminary Card
Bantamweight Pedro Munhoz vs. Brett Johns
Bantamweight Ricky Simon vs. Montel Jackson
Women’s Bantamweight Bethe Correia vs. Irene Aldana
Featherweight Matt Sayles vs. Sheymon Moraes

Early Prelims
Flyweight Jose Torres vs. Alex Perez
Bantamweight Ricardo Ramos vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Women’s Strawweight Danielle Taylor vs. Zhang Weili
Bantamweight Marlon Vera vs. Wuliji Buren

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.

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