A middleweight bout between Thiago Santos and Jack Marshman has been added to UFC Fight Night 105.
UFC Fight Night 105 will be held on February 19, 2017 at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The event will be the second that the promotion has hosted in Nova Scotia, and first since UFC Fight Night 54 in October of 2014.
Following a four-fight winning streak, Santos (13-5 MMA) is currently on a two-fight downswing coming into this bout with Marshman. A KO loss to Gegard Mousasi at UFC 200 was followed by a submission loss to Eric Spicely at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg.
Marshman (20-5 MMA) recently made a successful UFC debut after leaving Cage Warriors as the middleweight champion. ‘The Hammer’ earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus for his KO win over Magnus Cedenblad at UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall 2 earning the Welshman $50,000.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 105 now looks like this:
Thiago Santos vs. Jack Marshman
Cezar Ferreira vs. Elias Theodorou