UFC president Dana White has introduced the official lineup for a UFC 250 pay-per-view occasion on June 6 in Las Vegas.
White revealed the 11-bout card on SportsCenter on Wednesday. The primary occasion will function two-weight champion Amanda Nunes, who will look to defend her 145-pound featherweight title in opposition to Felicia Spencer. UFC 250 will happen on the UFC’s Apex facility, with out followers in attendance due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nunes (19-4) is extensively thought-about the No. 1 pound-for-pound feminine on the planet, and arguably the best feminine fighter of all time. The native of Brazil received the 135-pound bantamweight title in 2016, and added the featherweight belt to her résumé in 2018.
Spencer (8-1), a Canada native combating out of Orlando, Florida, has by no means fought beneath the 145-pound weight restrict — and has, in reality, competed as excessive as 155 and 170 kilos. She is 2-1 within the UFC.
Different notable bouts embody former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt (11-3) taking up Raphael Assuncao (27-7) within the co-main occasion, in addition to one other marquee bantamweight matchup between Aljamain Sterling (18-3) and Cory Sandhagen (12-1). One other rising bantamweight in Sean O’Malley (11-0) may even compete on the cardboard, in opposition to Eddie Wineland.
The complete UFC 250 lineup is as follows:
Gentle heavyweight: Alonzo Menifield vs. Devin Clark
Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez
Middleweight: Charles Byrd vs. Maki Pitolo
Featherweight: Cody Stamann vs. Brian Kelleher
Middleweight: Ian Heinisch vs. Gerald Meerschaert
Featherweight: Alex Caceres vs. Chase Hooper
Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Sean O’Malley
Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Anthony Rocco Martin
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Cory Sandhagen
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Cody Garbrandt
Featherweight championship: Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer