The UFC announced that Manny Gamburyan (13-8 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is making the move to the 135-pound division, and will be fighting Cody Gibson (12-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 178.
This fight will most likely be on the prelim side of the card.
Cody Gibson has 4 knockouts, 3 submissions and 4 decision victories, he has been submitted twice and lost by decision twice. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a six fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Aljamain Sterling and lost the fight at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Johnny Bedford at UFC Fight Night 44.
The main event will be between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. UFC 178 will happen on September 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Here is how the rest of the card looks like:
Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier – for light heavyweight title
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
Amanda Nunes vs. Cat Zingano
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson
Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck
Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal
Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson