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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
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UFC has officially unveiled the complete fight card ahead of the organization's first event in greater China. UFC Macao: Franklin vs. Le will take place on Nov. 10 at the CotaiArena.
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced their first event in China will take place at the 15,000 seat CotaiArena on November 10th. UFC Macao, also known as UFC on FUEL TV 6, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former champion Rich Franklin and Cung Le.
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