Following last weeks announcement that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his title on the line at UFC 229 against Conor McGregor (perhaps the worst kept secret in UFC history), fans have been speculating what the rest of the card will look like.
The UFC have wasted little time in beginning to fill out the rest of the card and while rumours continue to circulate that the co-main event will see top five heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov square off, the promotion have confirmed a number of other fights for the Las Vegas event.
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After an entertaining night of fights in Singapore, Leon Edwards has made it perfectly clear that the UFC has another young, British star on the rise in the welterweight division with his unanimous decision win over Donald Cerrone. Ovince Saint Preux proved he still has plenty of offer at 205lbs with his quick fire submission win over Australia’s Tyson Pedro. Jessica Eye looks to have found her home at flyweight with a unanimous decision win over Jessica-Rose Clark and Li Jingliang put on a striking clinic against Daichi Abe on his way to earning a unanimous decision win of his own.
I’ve taken a look at what could be next for Li Jingliang, Jessica Eye, Ovince Saint Preux and Leon Edwards following a successful nights work in Singapore.
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