Main And Co-main Events Announced For UFC London
We have ourselves a main and co-main event for UFC London. On Wednesday, UFC President confirmed that Darren Till vs Jorge Masvidal will headline the event on March 16th. This follows on from Masvidal calling out Till a few days ago. You can read about that here.
The co-main event will also featured a Brit, as Leon Edwards will take on Gunnar Nelson in another exciting welterweight contest. Both men had said they wanted to compete in London and this should a good match up between the number ten and twelve in the UFC welterweight rankings.
The last time we saw Darren Till inside the Octagon, he lost to the champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 228. Before that, Till had been unbeaten. We haven’t seen Masvidal in action since he lost to Stephen Thompson in November of 2017.
Leon Edwards hasn’t fought since UFC Singapore, where he had the biggest win of his career, beating ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Gunnar Nelson will be looking to build on his recent win over another cowboy, Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliviera, at UFC 231.