Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson set for UFC Fight Night Nashville

Derek Brunson
Derek Brunson

UFC officials have confirmed another bout for the upcoming UFC Fight Night Nashville event on August 8th at the Bridgestone Arena in Tennessee. Sam Alvey has agreed to take on Derek Brunson in a middleweight scrap.

The UFC Fight Night Nashville event will be headlined by the light heavyweight fight between Ovince St. Preux and Glover Teixeira.

Alvey (26-6, 1NC) is coming off his third consecutive first round KO/TKO win with a 49 second win over Dan Kelly in May. Alvey lost his UFC debut but has now rattled off three wins and looks to keep the streak going against the physically talented Brunson.

Brunson (13-3) is coming off a TKO win over Ed Herman in January and has now won back-to-back fights and four of his last fight since joining the UFC.

The UFC Nashville fight card thus far can be found below:

  • Glover Teixeira vs. Ovince St. Preux
  • Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush
  • Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Ian McCall vs. Dustin Ortiz
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson
  • Derek Brunson vs. Sam Alvey
  • Jared Rosholt vs. Timothy Johnson
  • Marlon Vera vs. Roman Salazar
  • Jared Cannonier vs. Jonathan Wilson
  • Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman

Stay tuned to ProMMAnow.com for more UFC Nashville news and fight announcements.

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