The UFC is returning to Fresno, California later tonight (Sat. December 9, 2017) from the Save Mart Center.
In the main event, UFC featherweight veteran Cub Swanson will square off on rising 145-pound contender Brian Ortega.
Swanson is currently enjoying a seven-fight win streak, which includes last April’s drubbing of Artem Lobov at UFC Nashville. Ranked No. 4 at 145 pounds, the former (WEC) standout is inching his way closer to a Max Holloway rematch.
He’ll first have to dispose of No. 6-ranked Ortega who quietly amassed four consecutive wins.
The co-main event will feature Jason Knight take on Gabriel Benitez.
You can check out the full fight card, start times, and information on how to watch the event here below:
Main Card (FSP1, 10 p.m. ET)
Brian Ortega Def. Cub Swanson (Featherweight) via submission (guillotine choke), 3:22 of R2
Gabriel Benitez Def. Jason Knight (Featherweight) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Marlon Moraes Def. Aljamain Sterling (Bantamweight) via KO (knee), 1:07 of R1
Scott Holtzman Def. Darrell Horcher (Lightweight) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Eryk Anders Def. Markus Perez (Middleweight) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 29-28)
Benito Lopez Def. Albert Morales (Bantamweight) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card (FSP1, 8 p.m. ET)
Alexis Davis Def. Liz Carmouche via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Andre Soukhamthath Def. Luke Sanders via TKO (punches) at 1:05 of R2
Alex Perez Def. Carls John de Tomas via submission (d’arce choke) at 1:54 of R2
Frankie Saenz Def. Merab Dvalishvili via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Exclusive Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Alejandro Perez Def. Iuri Alcantara via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Davi Ramos Def. Chris Gruetzemacher by submission (rear-naked choke) at :50 of R3
Trevin Giles Def. Antonio Braga Neto by TKO (punches) at 2:27 of R3
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