Before conducting “Duel Island” in July, UFC quickly scheduled the final events of June with many unexpected names.
In a recent broadcast on ESPN, UFC president Dana White announced the final details of the two Fight Cards that will take place at the end of June. The focus is on the characters in the main matches of the event.
Taking place June 20, the 12-match UFC on ESPN 11 will follow the series of events at UFC Apex, Las Vegas. In particular, the main match was announced between Russian puncher Alexander Volkov against Curtis Blaydes – a boxer who owns a series of 3 consecutive victories in heavyweight. This is considered an important match for both to decide who is going to advance further in the competition.
In addition to the battle between Volkov and Blaydes, UFC on ESPN 11 also has the appearance of famous heavy punches, typically Featherweight boxer Josh Emmett encounter emerging talent Shane Burgos.
Fight Card events UFC on ESPN 11 with the lead of Alexander Volkov vs. Curtis Blaydes
A week later on June 27, UFC on ESPN 12 will conclude June with the epic match between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker.
Predicted long ago by both of their positions in the Lightweight rankings, if Dustin Poirier is trying to find a win to stay in the top 5, then Dan Hooker with great ambition to knock American fighters out of position. The battle for position in the first group of Lightweight is expected to be fierce when both are strikers with persistent, powerful fighting style.
The top war between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker will end in June
Thus, UFC on ESPN 11/12 will end in June and is also a goodbye to the UFC Apex center in Las Vegas. Entering July, the largest MMA tournament on the planet will officially dock “The Island of Fighting” at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi with a series of 5 consecutive events – including 3 notable belt battles.