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Two massive lightweight fights booked for UFC Austin!



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Beneil Dariush will return to action at UFC Austin in December. Photo: Ron Chenoy – USA TODAY Sports

Two highly interesting lightweight matchups were just added to UFC Austin on December 2.

Top ten ranked contenders Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan will clash in a very high-level matchup. In his last outing, Dariush snapped a seven-fight winning streak as he lost to Charles Oliveira. Now he intends to rebound to get himself in the title mix again.

Dan Hooker takes on Bobby Green

We will also see Dan Hooker and Bobby Green clash on the main card. Both fighters ride two-fight winning streaks, with Green defeating top dogs Tony Ferguson and Grant Dawson in his recent bouts.

UFC president Dana White officially announced the news of the matchups on social media.

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Current UFC Austin fight card

UFC Austin has a stacked fight card with a bunch of highly interesting fighters, and with the lightweight matchups it looks to be a complete banger.

One of the standout fights is the bantamweight debut of former two-time flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo who takes on the dangerous top 10 ranked Rob Font.

The card also features a very interesting welterweight matchup as former middleweight interim title contender Kelvin Gastelum moves down a weight class to clash with No. 8 ranked Sean Brady.

  • Beneil Dairush vs. Arman Tsaukyan
  • Dan Hooker vs. Bobby Green
  • Rob Font vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
  • Sean Brady vs. Kelvin Gastelum
  • Roman Dolidze vs. TBA
  • Miesha Tate vs. Julia Avila
  • Veronica Hardy vs. Jamey-Lyn Horth
  • Azamat Murzakanov vs. Khalil Rountree
  • Clay Guida vs. Joaquim Silva
  • Drakkar Klose vs. Joe Solecki
  • Jared Gooden vs. Wellington
  • Turman Melquizael Costa vs. Steve Garcia

* Fight card is a subject of change.

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