The fight announcements were coming at a fast and furious pace on Thursday. The UFC reported a trio of scraps to three of their upcoming events.
A lightweight shootout between Gleison Tibau (Pictured) and Khabib Nurmagomedov was added to UFC 148. The card takes place July 7th inside MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Additionally, featherweight Leonard Garcia meets Matt Grice at “UFC on FX 3.” A venue for the June 8th show has yet-to-be locked down.
Lastly, former “The Ultimate Fighter 13” finalist Ramsey Nijem welcomes C.J. Keith to the big leagues on June 22nd at “UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida.” While it has not been confirmed, Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey is expected to host the festivities.
Here is UFC 148’s updated roster:
Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou
Renan Barao vs. Ivan Menjivar
Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin
Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch
Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le
Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)
These are the athletes slated to participate in “UFC on FX 3”:
Seth Baczynski vs. Lance Benoist
Henry Martinez vs. Bernardo Magalhaes
Dustin Pague vs. Jared Papazian
Buddy Roberts vs. Caio Magalhaes
Leonard Garcia vs Matt Grice
Scott Jorgensen vs. Eddie Wineland
Mike Pyle vs. Josh Neer
Mike Pierce vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson (Three-Rounder w/ Sudden Death)
Here is “UFC on FX 4‘s” updated lineup:
Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Catone
Ramsey Nijem vs. C.J. Keith
Rich Attonito vs. Rick Story
Dan Miller vs. Ricardo Funch
Ross Pearson vs. Cub Swanson
Jim Hettes vs. Steven Siler
Matt Riddle vs. Luis Ramos
Brian Ebersole vs. T.J. Waldburger
Clay Guida vs. Gray Maynard