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UFC 249 – Full fight card for revealed for Ferguson vs Gaethje!

Controversial NFL star Greg Hardy returns for a bout at UFC 249

In these turbulent times the UFC may prove to be the only major sports organisation that manages to hold an event. UFC president Dana White seems beforehand to have managed to secure a way to host UFC 249, despite everything going against it, including venue change and losing the original main event. However yesterday White announced that UFC 249 will happen, and that Justin Gaethje will face Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title in the new main event. Now the full fight card has dropped for UFC 249.

While the fight card is released, the venue, state or nation has not. There has been speculation that it may take place somewhere on the west coast of the United States.

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The original co-main event, a strawweight rematch between former champs Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas, will once again take place at the event. Both are entering the bout coming off of KO’s that lost them the title.

Aside from that, former NFL star Grreg Hardy will take on Yorgan De Castro in a heavyweight bout, highly ranked welterweights i Luque and Niko Price and Jeremy Stephens and Clavin Kattar face off in a top-ranked featherweight bout, rounding off the main card.

The preliminary card features a score of highly ranked fighters competing. Uruah Hall and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will collide in a top-notch middleweight bout, and heavyweight sluggers Francis Ngannou and Jarizinho Rozenstruik throw down in their much-anticipated bout. The full fight card for UFC 249 can be found bellow.

UFC 249 fight card

Main card:

  • Lightweight interim title fight: #1 Tony Ferguson vs. #4 Justin Gaethje
  • Women’s strawweight: #1 Jessica Andrade vs. #2 Rose Namajunas
  • Heavyweight: Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan De Castro
  • Welterweight: Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
  • Featherweight #7 Jeremy Stephens vs. #9 Calvin Kattar

Preliminary card:

  • Heavyweight: #2 Francis Ngannou vs. #6 Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • Middleweight: #10 Uriah Hall vs. (#14 LHW) Ronaldo Souza
  • Lightweight: #15 Alexander Hernandez vs. Omar Morales
  • Bantamweight: #14 Marlon Vera vs. Ray Borg

Early prelims:

  • Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs. Khama Worthy
  • Women’s bantamweight: #15 Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras
  • Light heavyweight: Sam Alvey vs. Ryan Spann

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With roots in muay thai and as an avid combat sports fan, Sebastian Vendel-Martinez grew up while the MMA scene was blossoming in Sweden. He became part of the MMAnytt team in 2012 and has gone on to become one of the most prominent MMA reporters in Scandinavia. Currently he continues to work as a writer, reporter, video producer/editor and head editor for MMAnytt.com
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