A key welterweight struggle is heading to upstate New York.
On Wednesday afternoon, UFC officers to confirmed to the Democrat and Chronicle a conflict between Neil Magny and Vicente Luque within the welterweight co-main occasion of UFC Rochester on Might 18. Farah Hannoun broke the information initially.
Magny (21-7), a veteran of season 16 of The Final Fighter, is trying to proper the ship after being knocked out by Santiago Ponzinibbio in November. This setback not solely snapped his two-fight profitable streak however marked simply the second time the Colorado native had been completed with strikes in his profession. Previous to this, Magny earned a choice over former interim champ Carlos Condit and a KO of Craig White.
Luque (15-6-1), a veteran of the 21st season of The Final Fighter, is trying to lengthen his four-fight win streak contained in the Octagon. In his most up-to-date outing, “The Silent Murderer” earned an exciting third-round TKO over Bryan Barberena at UFC Brooklyn in February, in addition to his first Combat of the Night time bonus. Previous to this, followers noticed Luque submit Niko Value and file back-to-back knockout wins over Chad Laprise and Jalin Turner.
Your entire card will go down contained in the Blue Cross Enviornment in Rochester, N.Y. With this newest addition, right here is how the cardboard stands:
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