MMA event UFC 241 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, US on August 18 (AEST). The pay-per-view fight card is headlined by defending heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier up against former titleholder Stipe Miocic. The pair meets in the championship rematch. The bout is scheduled for five rounds.
The co-main event marks a return of Nate Diaz, who faces Anthony Pettis. The encounter is scheduled for three rounds at welterweight.
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Also on the main card Yoel Romero takes on Paulo Costa at middleweight, and Gabriel Benitez goes up against Sodiq Yusuff at featherweight. In addition, Derek Brunson and Ian Heinisch square off at middleweight.
Top of the preliminary card features Devonte Smith and Clay Collard battling it out at lightweight. Among other bouts, Raphael Assuncao meets Cory Sandhagen at bantamweight, Christos Giagos faces off Drakkar Klose at lightweight, and Manny Bermudez and Casey Kenney do battle at bantamweight.
MMA action begins on the preliminary card. The list of matchups includes Hannah Cifers faceoff Jodie Esquibel at women’s strawweight, Kyung Ho Kang up against Brandon Davis at bantamweight, and Sabina Mazo vs. Shana Dobson at women’s flyweight.
The lineup for UFC 241 can be found below.
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 fight card
Heavyweight Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic
Welterweight Anthony Pettis vs. Nate Diaz
Middleweight Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa
Featherweight Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff
Middleweight Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch
Lightweight Devonte Smith vs. Clay Collard
Bantamweight Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen
Lightweight Christos Giagos vs. Drakkar Klose
Bantamweight Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney
Early Preliminary Card
Women’s Strawweight Hannah Cifers vs. Jodie Esquibel
Bantamweight Kyung Ho Kang vs. Brandon Davis
Women’s Flyweight Sabina Mazo vs. Shana Dobson