UFC officials have confirmed three new fights for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 event that’s slated for September 5 in Connecticut. A middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2) and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (20-3 1NC) will now serve as the main event after being moved from the now cancelled UFC 176 event.
Also, a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem (37-13, 1NC) and Ben Rothwell (33-9) has been verbally agreed upon. Finally, a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione (7-3) and Derrick “The Beast” Lewis (11-2, 1NC) will take place on the card.
The card thus far is below:
- Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
- Joe Lauzon vs. Micaael Chiesa
- Sean Soriano vs. Andre Fili
- Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
- Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis
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