As expected, former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le will headline the Octagon’s debut in China. That 185-pound shootout, along with three other scraps were confirmed for the November 10th lineup.
A welterweight affair between Dong Hyun Kim and Paulo Thiago, a light heavyweight tango with Thiago Silva and Stanislav Nedkov and featherweights Jon Tuck vs. Tiequan Zhang were also added to the roster on Thursday.
The Venetian Macau Resort-Hotel’s 15,000-seat CotaiArena in Macau hosts the festivities.
FUEL TV will broadcast the show in North America.
Here are the athletes expected to perform in China:
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Jeff Hougland*
John Lineker vs. Yasuhiro ***********
Tom DeBlass vs. Riki Fukuda*
Takanori Gomi vs. Mac Danzig*
Jon Tuck vs. Tiequan Zhang
Thiago Silva vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Paulo Thiago
Cung Le vs. Rich Franklin
* – Not yet confirmed by UFC