7 Fights Added to UFC on Fox Sports 1 2- Condit vs. Kampmann, Including Co main event Cerrone vs. Dos Anjos


The UFC has been very busy announcing fights this week and the second installment of UFC on Fox Sports had 7 fights announced topped by Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (20-5) & Rafael Dos Anjos (19-5) will serve as the event co- main event.

Jackson’s/Winkeljohn’s fighter Donald Cerrone has won 3 of his last 4 fights defeating KJ Noons (UD), Melvin Guillard (KO), and Jeremy Stephens (UD); with his blemish in that time coming to Anthony Pettis.

Rafael dos Anjos has won 4 fights in a row over Kamal Shalorus (SUB), Anthony Njokuani (UD), Mark Bocek (UD), and Evan Dunham. Dos Anjos’s most recent win over Evan Dunham did come with a bit on controversy, as most people had the decision scored the opposite way; expect for the judges.

TUF season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (6-0) who won The Ultimate Fighter at Middleweight will drop to Welterweight for his next contest and his first test outside of TUF action will be Paulo Thiago (15-5). At the TUF 17 Finale Gastelum defeated Uriah Hall by split decision. Paulo Thiago at UFC on FX 8 stopped a 2 fight losing skid by earning a unanimous decision win over Michel Prazeres.

A very pivotal Woman’s Bantamweight battle has made it’s way on to the August 28 card with UFC number 2 ranked Sarah Kaufman (16-2) facing number 4 ranked Sara McMann (7-0). Kaufman has won 4 of 5 fights including being on the winning side of a split decision against Leslie Smith. McMann’s most recent win came in her UFC debut, defeating Sheila Gaff by 1st round TKO; at UFC 159.

TUF Middleweight alum’s will meet when season 11’s Brad Tavares (10-1) collides with Bubba “The Menace” McDaniel (21-6). Xtreme Couture product Brad Tavares has won 3 fights in a row over Dongi Yang (UD), Tom Watson (SD), and Riki Fukuda (UD). Jackson’s/Winkeljohn’s fighter Bubba McDaniel has won 7 fights in a row including a submission win over Gilbert Smith at the TUF 17 Finale.

A Welterweight collision has been put together that will see James Head (9-3) takes on “Vicious” Bobby Voelker (24-9). James Head will be looking to bounce make from a TKO loss to Mike Pyle, that ended a 2 fight winning streak; in which Head had defeated Pappy Abedi (SUB) and Brian Ebersole (SD). In the same spot Bobby Voelker is coming off a decision loss to Patrick Cote that halted a 3 fight winning streak.

The TUF 11 winner Court “The Crusher” McGee (15-3)will square off with the TUF “Smashes” winner Robert Whittaker (11–2) in a Welterweight showdown. After a two fight losing streak at Middleweight “The Crusher” is coming odd a successful debut at Welterweight earning a unanimous decision win over Josh Neer. Whittaker has won consecutive fights over Brad Scott (UD), to win TUF “Smashes”; and over Colton Smith (TKO).

Last but not least Grudge Training Center’s Brandon Thatch (9-1) will be welcomed to the octagon by Team Jorge Gurgel member Justin “Fatseddy” Edwards (8-2). Thatch is on a 8 fight winning streak which includes back to back submission wins over Martin Grandmont ans Mike Rhodes. Edwards who has 6 of 7 stoppage wins is coming off a 45 second submission win over Josh Neer.

UFC on Fox Sports 1 2 takes place on August 28, at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, in Indianapolis, Indiana; and is headlined by “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit facing Martin “The Hitman” Kampmann.

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