UFC 220 adds Cormier-Oezdemir Title Tussle


When the UFC returns to Boston on January 20th, it will do so with the Light Heavyweight Title on the line, as Volkan Oezdemir challenges Daniel Cormier.

Cormier is on a 4 fight win streak, since his UFC 214 loss to Jon Jones was over turned after a failed PED test was announced. In his last 4 official fights Cormier has twice submitted Anthony Johnson and took decision wins over Anderson Silva & Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier will be attempting to defend the title for the 4th time.

Oezdemir the number 2 ranked contender in the division was most recently in the news for the wrong reasons, having been arrested November 18th, for involvement in a brawl outside a Florida Bar. Inside the octagon Oezdemir is 3-0 with 1st round knock outs of Jimi Manuwa & Misha Cirknov, following a debut decision win over Ovince Staint Preux.

UFC 220 is January 20th, at the TD BAnk Garden Arena in Boston, Mass.

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