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Shortly after confirming a bantamweight title affair between interim champ Renan Barao and Michael McDonald would headline their return trip across the pond, the UFC added a slew of scraps to the February 16th lineup.
Welterweight Matt Riddle (Pictured) meets Che Mills, Andy Ogle fights Josh Grispi, Phil Harris gets Ulysses Gomez, Vaughan Lee battles Motonobu Tezuka, Terry Etim faces Renee Forte and Paul Sass slugs it out with Danny Castillo in England.
Where these bouts will appear in the lineup will depend upon how the rest of the roster rounds out.
FUEL TV will broadcast the main card live in North America. The UFC’s Facebook page and/or FX will offer a live look at the prelims.
Historic Wembley Arena in London hosts the gig.
Here is the show’s current lineup:
Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi
Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez
Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka
Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte
Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo
Che Mills vs. Matt Riddle
Michael McDonald vs. Renan Baroa (UFC interim bantamweight champion)
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