Four fights confirmed for UFC Singapore
As previously announced Ben Askren will face Demian Maia in the main event of UFC Fight Night 162. The show is set for October 26th at the Singapore Indoor Stadium and three more matchups have officially been added to the card.
The UFC took to Twitter to break the news:
— UFC_Asia (@UFC_Asia) August 25, 2019
In the lightweight division Michael Johnson (19-14) takes on Stevie Ray (22-9) in a bout that pits together two promotional veterans looking to bounce back from disappointing defeats. The other two contests on the card both feature heavyweights.
Sergei Pavlovich (13-1) takes on Maurice Greene (8-2) in one while Ciryl Gane (4-0) faces Don’Tale Mayes (6-2) in the other. UFC Fight Night 162 will be the fourth event the promotion has held in Singapore.
As previously announced Askren will face Maia in the main event. The American is a former ONE Championship welterweight title holder who will be looking to rebound from the first loss of his career.
On August 31st UFC on ESPN+ 15 is set for Shenzhen while UFC 242 takes place in Abu Dhabi on September 7th. There is also an event set for Busan on December 21st meaning that the promotion has four cards booked in Asia between now and the end of the year.