Three bouts have officially been added to the UFC’s third New York show since the MMA ban has been lifted at UFC 210.
A light heavyweight bout between Patrick Cummins and Jan Błachowicz, a featherweight fight between Shane Burgos and Charles Rosa and a women’s strawweight scrap between Katlyn Chookagian and Irene Aldana have all been added to the card.
UFC 210 will be held on April 8, 2017 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The event will be the second that the UFC has hosted in Buffalo, and first since UFC 7 in 1995.
A UFC Light Heavyweight Championship rematch between the current champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson will feature as the headline bout of the event. The pairing met previously in May 2015 at UFC 187 with Cormier winning the fight (and the vacant title) via submission in the third round. This rematch was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 206, but Cormier pulled out due to a
This rematch was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 206, but Cormier pulled out due to a groin injury and the bout was scrapped.
With this news, UFC 210 now looks like this:
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Anthony Johnson – For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi
Patrick Cummins vs. Jan Błachowicz
Shane Burgos vs. Charles Rosa
Katlyn Chookagian vs. Irene Aldana