The UFC is formally headed back to China.
After months of reports the promo would make a Dec. 9 go back to Shanghai, the promo revealed the occasion on social networks for the very first time Tuesday. The occasion will occur at Shanghai Indoor Stadium.
Battles have actually been reported in current weeks, no authorities battle statements accompanied the promo’s expose. No settled centerpiece has actually been reported at the time of publication.
The occasion marks the 2nd time the promo has actually held a UFC occasion in Shanghai with the very first being UFC Fight Night 122 in November 2015. That occasion was headlined by Kelvin Gastelum vs. Michael BispingThe promo likewise held 4 Road to UFC cards there in May 2023.
China, we’re formally en route!
— UFC (@ufc) November 1, 2023
While no centerpiece has actually been revealed at this time, MMA Junkie has actually found out a preliminary choice was Song Yadong vs. Petr Yan. That battle failed and the promo checked out other alternatives for Yadong, however it’s unclear where things presently stand.
The present UFC Shanghai lineup consists of:
- Andre Muniz vs. Jun Yong Park
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. Jamie Mullarkey
- Carlos Hernandez vs. Tatsuro Taira
- Brendson Ribeiro vs. Mingyang Zhang
- Allan Nascimento vs. Su Mudaerji
- Hyun Sung Park vs. Shannon Ross