A Light Heavyweight match-up between top ten ranked contenders is set to headline the Ultimate Fighting Championships, March event.
Number 6 ranked Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir from Switzerland will face unbeaten number 7 Dominick “The Devastator” Reyes from California.
Oezdemir won his first 3 fights in the octagon defeating Ovince St. Preux, Misha Cirkunov, and Jimi Manuwa to earn a title shot. Oezdemir failed in his attempt to dethrone Daniel Cormier and is coming off a submission loss to Anthony Smith. Reyes is 4-0 in the octagon with knock outs of Joachim Christensen and Jared Cannonier, a submission of Jeremy Kimball, and a decision over Ovince St. Preux. This will be the 29-year-olds first UFC main event.
UFC on ESPN+ 5 is set for March 16 at the O2 Arena in London, England.
205: Volkan Oezdemir (15-3) vs. Dominick Reyes (10-0)
125: Priscila Cachoeira (8-1) vs. Molly McCann (7-2)
185: Jack Marshman (22-8) vs. John Phillips (21-8)
170: Danny Roberts (16-3) vs. Claudio Silva
205: Saparbeg Safarov (8-2) vs. Gokhan Saki (1-2)