UFC 178 just got a bit more interesting, According to a recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article, there will be a middleweight clash between respected contenders Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy.
Kennedy is currently on a four-fight win streak, including three straight wins since debuting in the UFC.
Romero, who is considered the best amateur wrestler in the entire sport right now, is also undefeated inside the Octagon, with a UFC record of 4-0.
The show will be headlined in a highly anticipated rematch between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustaffson. The event takes place on September 27th in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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