Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori added to UFC on FOX 29

Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori added to UFC on FOX 29

A middleweight bout has been added to UFC on FOX 29 as Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori has been added to the event.

UFC on Fox 29 will be held on April 14, 2018, at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

Nolan King announced the contest on twitter.

The event will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and former WSOF Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje.

Following a stellar kickboxing career, Adesanya moved to MMA and amassed an 11-0 record before the UFC came calling last time out. ‘Style bender’ made his octagon debut last time out, earning a second-round TKO win over Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221 earning a ‘Performance of the Night’ post-fight bonus.

Following a unanimous decision loss to Antônio Carlos Júnior at UFC 207, Vettori rebounded with a unanimous decision win over his own over Vitor Miranda at UFC Fight Night 112. In his most recent bout, the Italian fought to a majority draw against  Omari Akhmedov at UFC 219 in Las Vegas.

With this announcement, UFC on FOX 29 now looks like this:

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje
Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown
Wilson Reis vs. John Moraga
Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek
Dhiego Lima vs. Yushin Okami
Michelle Waterson vs. Cortney Casey
Tim Boetsch vs. Antônio Carlos Júnior
Shana Dobson vs. Lauren Mueller
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Brad Tavares
Luke Sanders vs. Patrick Williams
Matthew Lopez vs. Alejandro Pérez
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Muslim Salikhov
Gilbert Burns vs. Lando Vannata
Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori


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