Last December veteran Cub Swanson and Korean star in the making Doo Ho Choi gave fans one of hell of a war in what to many was the fight of the year. Besides earning them a nice bonus of $50,000 dollars, according to an announcement made during the broadcast of UFC 208, their epic combat landed them a quick return to action as headliners for two events in the month of April.
Cub Swanson will headline the UFC’s trip to Nashville on April 22nd. After a heated exchange over Twitter, Artem Lobov got his wish and will get the chance to climb the rankings if he were to beat Swanson.
The rest of the fights announced for Nashville are:
Returning lightweight contender Al Iaquinta will battle veteran Diego Sanchez. Thales Leites takes on restless Sam Alvey who is serious about being the most active fighter in the roster. Mexican flyweight sensation Brandon Moreno looks to get one step closer to the belt as he fights Dustin Ortiz. Former women’s strawweight title challenger Jessica Penne will battle Danielle Taylor. Hector Sandoval fights Matt Schnell at flyweight. Finally Scott Holtzman will fight Michael McBride.