UFC’s 25th anniversary card in Denver adds two more fights – The Denver Post
20 August 2018 14:00
A pair of fights between up-and-coming prospects has been added to the Nov. 10 UFC Denver Fight Night card.
Mike Trizano, who won the latest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” in July, is going to take on Luis Pena in a lightweight bout. Trizano (7-0) won a split-decision over Joe Giannetti to win the show’s lightweight tournament. Pena (5-0) was also on the show but suffered a foot injury in the quarterfinals.
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Also added is a fight between light heavyweights Alonzo Menifield and Saparbeg Safarov. Menifield (7-0) earned a contract on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series after beating DaShawn Boatwright with an eight-second technical knockout. Safarov (8-2) began his mixed-martial arts career undefeated but has lost his two matches since joining the UFC in December 2016.
The event marks the 25th anniversary of UFC 1, which took place Nov. 12, 1993 at Denver’s McNichols Sports Arena.
UFC Fight Night card
- Main event | Featherweight: No. 3 Frankie Edgar vs. No. 10 “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung
- Flyweight: No. 3 Joseph Benavidez vs. No. 4 Ray Borg
- Welterweight: No. 12 Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs. Mike Perry
- Women’s bantamweight: No. 4 Raquel Pennington vs. No. 5 Germaine De Randamie
- Women’s strawweight: Maycee Barber vs. Maia Stevenson
- Women’s strawweight: Ashley Yoder vs. Amanda Cooper
- Lightweight: Mike Trezano vs. Luis Pena
- Light heavyweight: Alonzo Menifield vs. Saparbeg Safarov