A matchup between rising lightweights George Sotiropoulos and Kurt Pellegrino is now official for the pay-per-view main card of “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin,” while a welterweight bout between Julio Paulino and Daniel Roberts has been confirmed for the preliminary card of the July 3 event in Las Vegas.
Ten fights are now official for UFC 116, which is headlined by the return of heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim title-holder Shane Carwin.
The latest UFC 116 fight card features:
- Champ Brock Lesnar vs. Interim Champ Shane Carwin
UFC Heavyweight Championship Unification
- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva
- Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle
- Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
- Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos
- Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer
- Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic
- Jacob Volkmann vs. Paul Kelly
- Daniel Roberts vs. Julio Paulino
Karlos Vemola vs. Jon Madsen
Pictured: George Sotiropoulos