UFC on FOX Sports 1 event on August 17 taking shape

andy ogle-prommanow interviewUFC officials have announced two more fights for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 event that’s set for August 17 at the TD Garden in Boston.

Two featherweight bouts have been verbally agreed upon with Conor McGregor making his U.S. debut against TUF alum Andy Ogle. Also, former WEC champion Mike Brown will return to action to take on TUF alum Akira Corassani.

McGregor (13-2) is coming off a victorious UFC debut where he knocked out Marcus Brimage in the first round at the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in April.

Ogle (9-2) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Josh Grispi at the UFC on FUEL TV 7 event in February.

Brown (26-8) is coming off back-to-back wins including a unanimous decision win over Daniel Pineda at UFC 146.

Corassani (11-3-1) is also coming off back-to-back wins including a unanimous decision win over Robbie Peralta at the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in April.

The UFC on FOX Sports 1 card thus far can be found below:

  • Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne
  • Thiago Alves vs. Matt Brown
  • Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson
  • Uriah Hall vs. Nick Ring
  • Conor McGregor vs. Andy Ogle
  • Mike Brown vs. Akira Corassani

The main event is expected to be announced soon. Stay tuned to ProMMANow.com for more UFC on FOX Sports 1 news and coverage.

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