International Fight Week is on track with a championship double header at UFC 276. Israel Adsanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 and six other fights have been announced for the July 2 fight card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC announced the upcoming fight card during the PPV broadcast for UFC 274 on Saturday, May 7th. Adesanya will continue to build on his legacy as he defends the UFC Middleweight Championship against Cannonier. “The Last Stylebender” has defended his 185-pound title four times, including two wins over Marvin Vettori and Robert Whittaker in rematches. Cannonier is entering his first title fight after winning five of his last six fights.
Meanwhile, Volkanovski, the defending champion, takes on Holloway for the third time in the co-main event, having already beaten the former defending champion twice. Aside from losses to Volkanovski, Holloway has won back-to-back victories while earning Fight of the Night against Calvin Kattar and Yair Rodriguez.
Other notable fighters scheduled for International Fight Week include former UFC champions Miesha Tate and Robbie Lawler, and fan-favorite forward Sean O’Malley.
Check out the announced UFC 276 fight card below.
- Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Jared Cannonier – UFC Middleweight Championship
- Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 – UFC Featherweight Championship
- Sean Strickland vs. Alex Pereira, Middleweight
- Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate, Women’s Flyweight
- Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley, bantamweight
- Uriah Hall vs. Andre Muniz, Middleweight
- Jessica Eye vs. Maycee Barber, Women’s Flyweight
- Brad Tavares vs. Dricus Du Plessis, Middleweight
- Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena, welterweight
https://www.cbssports.com/mma/news/ufc-276-fight-card-israel-adesanya-vs-jared-cannonier-alexander-volkanovski-vs-max-holloway-3-set-for-july/ UFC 276 Fight Card: Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 scheduled for July