Official fight card lineup set for UFC’s debut in Kansas City for UFC on FOX 24

The UFC has officially set the lineup for it’s next FOX event.

UFC on Fox 24 will be held on April 15, 2017 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The event will be the first that the UFC has hosted in the state of Missouri and the Kansas City metropolitan area.

A UFC Flyweight Championship bout between current champion Demetrious Johnson and Wilson Reis will feature as the event headliner. The pairing was originally booked for UFC 201, but Johnson pulled out due to an undisclosed injury and the bout was scrapped.

The co-main event features a top ranked women’s strawweight bout as #4 ranked Rose Namajunas meets #6 ranked Michelle Waterson. Also featured on the main card is a middleweight bout between Ronaldo Souza and Robert Whittaker and a featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens vs. Renato Moicano.

In the headline bout of the Fox Sports 1 preliminary card is a heavyweight bout between Alexander Volkov and Roy Nelson while a flyweight bout between Tim Elliott vs. Louis Smolka will kick off the televised preliminary card.

A middleweight bout between Devin Clark and Jake Collier will headline the UFC Fight Pass portion of the event while the first bout of the event will see a women’s bantamweight bout between Ashlee Evans-Smith vs Ketlen Vieira.

Check out the full fight card for the event below:

Main Card (FOX)
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Wilson Reis for the UFC flyweight title
Rose Namajunas vs. Michelle Waterson
Ronaldo Souza vs. Robert Whittaker
Jeremy Stephens vs. Renato Moicano

Preliminary Card (Fox)
Alexander Volkov vs. Roy Nelson
Patrick Williams vs. Tom Duquesnoy
Bobby Green vs. Rashid Magomedov
Tim Elliott vs. Louis Smolka

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Devin Clark vs. Jake Collier
Anthony Smith vs. Andrew Sanchez
Aljamain Sterling vs. Augusto Mendes
Zak Cummings vs. Nathan Coy
Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Ketlen Vieira

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