UFC adds seven bouts for its debut event in Ottawa

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The UFC has added seven bouts this afternoon to UFC Fight Night 89.

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson will be held on June 18, 2016 at an arena to be announced in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The event will be the first that the promotion has hosted in Ottawa. The card is expected to be headlined by a welterweight bout between former UFC Welterweight Championship challenger Rory MacDonald and five time kickboxing world champion Stephen Thompson.

Via a press release, the UFC has announced the following bouts:

–        Coming off a stunning KO win against James Te Huna, Steve Bosse (11-2, fighting out of St-Jean Sur Richelieu, Quebec, Canada) meetsSean O’Connell (17-7, fighting out of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)

–        The Ultimate Fighter Nations middleweight winner Elias Theodorou (11-1, fighting out of Toronto, Canada) takes on knockout artistSam Alvey (25-7 1NC, fighting out of Temecula, California, USA)

–        Jason Saggo (11-2, fighting out of Charlottetown, PEI, Canada) wastes no time getting back in the Octagon® when he takes on fellow Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Leandro Silva (19-2-1 1NC, fighting out of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

–        Aiming to secure his third consecutive UFC victory, Misha Cirkunov (11-2, fighting out of Toronto, Canada) welcomes newcomer Ion Cutelaba (11-1, fighting out of Chisinau, Republic of Moldova)

–        Former Canadian National Judo Team member Olivier Aubin-Mercier (8-2, fighting out of Montreal, Canada) faces European prospectThibault Gouti (11-1, fighting out of Avignon, France)

–        Tamdan McCrory (14-3, fighting out of Binghamton, New York, USA) aims to add another stunning finish to his resume when he locks horns with Krzysztof Jotko (17-1, fighting out of Orneta, Poland)

–        Looking to get back on the winning track, Tristar Gym’s Alex Garcia (13-3, fighting out of Montreal, Canada by way of Santiago, Dominican Republic) battles former NCAA division I wrestler Colby Covington (8-1, fighting out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)

The full card can be found below:

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson
Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Côté
Steve Bosse vs. Sean O’Connell
Elias Theodorou vs. Sam Alvey
Jason Saggo vs. Leandro Silva
Misha Cirkunov vs. Ion Cutelaba
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Thibault Gouti
Tamdan McCrory vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Alex Garcia vs. Colby Covington

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