The next destination: the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas (first time). UFC 235 event brought a great fights on high level, certainly sure Friday Night ( middle of March - O2 Arena ) want to copy that performance. Small change on the original plan, Daniel Spitz missed due to medical issues, instead Maurice Greene will fight the UFC newcomer Jeff Hughes. It is a rematch, Hughes won first meeting in LFA heavylight title match via DEC.
Elizeu “Capoeira” dos Santos vs Curtis Millender
Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means vs Niko “The Hybrid” Price
Blagoy Ivanonv vs Ben Rothwell
Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober
Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch vs Omari “Wolverine” Akhmedov
Anthony Rocco Martin vs Sergio “The Panther” Moraes
Marion “The Belizean Bruiser” Reneau vs Yana Kunitskaya
Grant Dawson vs Julian “Juicy J” Erosa
Louis Smolka vs Matt “Danger” Schnell
Alex “The Great White” Morono vs Zak “The Barbarian” Ottow
Alex “The Spartan” White vs Dan Moret.
The main event is a heavyweight match between Junior dos Santos and Derrick Lewis. These players have almost a same record, but imo it is not a fifty-fifty match. I expect the former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos victory with decision. I saw both lastgames, the Brasil showed more confident performance and enjoyable duel, although the UFC world cannot forget the American comeback against Volkov, but his schedule was really busy.
Dariush v Dober
Dariush is heavily favourite. Dober has a positive comment: He [Dariush] is extremely talented and super tough, I just remember watching him and admiring his martial arts. Dober last fought eightmonths ago, last KO from 2017. The Iranian closed his winless streak against Thiago Moses. Dariush to be the better fighter everywhere in this matchup. Certainly sure he can win a decision on his feet or the ground.