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Andre Fili will get to maintain his spot on the UFC’s most star-studded card of 2017.
“Sensitive” will now face newcomer Calvin Kattar – who fills in for an injured Doo Ho Choi on 12 days’ discover – in a featherweight bout on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif., the promotion introduced Monday.
The Group Alpha Male product has alternated wins and losses for a four-three report within the Octagon, and was final seen submitting a profession-greatest efficiency in a unanimous determination win over Hacran Dias at UFC Battle Night time ninety six in October.
Kattar makes his promotional debut on an eight-struggle win streak, the final six of which have gone to the judges. “The Boston Finisher” has gained all however two of 18 skilled contests.
The Honda Middle is about to deal with a trio of title fights for UFC 214, together with a light-weight heavyweight rematch between reigning champ Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones in the primary occasion. Tyron Woodley will defend the welterweight crown towards Demian Maia within the co-essential occasion, whereas Cris Cyborg and Tonya Evinger will meet for the vacant ladies’s featherweight strap.