01 Jan UFC Vegas 6 event poster released
The UFC has released their new event poster for their Aug. 8 event which will be headlined by a pair of heavyweight finishers.
Derrick Lewis will take on Alexey Oleinik in the main event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Lewis enters the fight with back-to-back decision wins over Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 and Ilir Latifi at February’s UFC 247 event.
Oleinik also brings a two-fight winning streak into the bout, including a second-round submission win over Maurice Greene at UFC 246 and, most recently, a split decision nod over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 249.
A Beast and a Boa.
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In the co-main event, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman looks to snap a two-fight losing skid against surging contender Omari Ahkmedov.
Check out the updated Aug. 8 fight card below:
Derrick Lewis vs. Alexey Oleinik
Chris Weidman vs. Omari Ahkmedov
Beneil Dariush vs. Scott Holtzman
Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Munoz
Tim Means vs. Laureano Staropoli
Ketlen Vieira vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Andrew Sanchez vs. Wellington Turman
Gavin Tucker vs. Justin Jaynes
Youssef Zalal vs. Peter Barrett