The UFC has announced that Rob Font (11-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Chris Beal (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 50.
UFC Fight Night 50 takes place Sept. 5 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. The headling fight will be Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell.
The majority of UFC Fight Night 50 card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following a few prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Here is how the rest of the card looks like”
Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza
Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
Derrick Lewis vs. Matt Mitrione
Michael Chiesa vs. Joe Lauzon
Andre Fili vs. Sean Soriano
Chris Beal vs. Rob Font
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