UFC Fight Night Whittaker Vs. Till is an upcoming MMA event that will take place On July 25, 2020, Appearing on First Take, UFC President Dana White revealed Yas Island in Abu Dhabi to be the location of 'Fight Island'.
UFC President Dana White appeared on ESPN To Break All The Upcoming Bouts For July's Much-Anticipated Events On Fight Island.
A middleweight bout between former UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker (also The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes welterweight winner) and former UFC Welterweight Championship challenger Darren Till has been slated to serve as the event headliner.
Robert Whittaker Vs. Darren Till - Main Event [Middleweight]
Maurício Rua Vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - Co-Main Event [Light Heavyweight]
Fabricio Werdum Vs Alexander Gustafsson [Heavyweight]
Alex Oliveira Vs Peter Sobotta [Welterweight]
Carla Esparza Vs. Marina Rodriguez [Women's Strawweight]
Paul Craig Vs. Gadzhimurad Antigulov [Light Heavyweight]
Khamzat Chimaiev Vs. Rhys McKee
Francisco Trinaldo Vs. Jai Herbert [Lightweight]
Nicolas Dalby Vs Jesse Ronson [Welterweight]
Tom Aspinall Vs Jake Collier [Heavyweight]
Tanner Boser Vs Raphael Pessoa [Heavyweight]
Movsar Evloev Vs Mike Grundy [Featherweight]
Bethe Correia Vs Pannie Kianzad [Women's Bantamweight]
Nathaniel Wood Vs John Castaneda [Bantamweight]
Ramazan Emeev Vs NIKLAS STOLZE [Welterweight]
A welterweight bout between Ramazan Emeev and Shavkat Rakhmonov was expected to take place at the event. However, Rakhmonov was forced to withdraw due to injury on July 2 and later replaced by Niklas Stolze.
Umar Nurmagomedov was expected to face Nathaniel Wood in a bantamweight bout at this event. However, he pulled out on July 3 after his uncle, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov (also the father of current UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov), passed away due to complications related to COVID-19. He was replaced by promotional newcomer John Castaneda.
Justin Tafa was expected to face Raphael Pessoa in a heavyweight bout at this event. However, he pulled out on July 15 due to unknown reasons and was replaced by Tanner Boser.
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