The UFC on Wednesday announced the complete lineup for UFC Fight Night 18, which takes place on April 1st at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
UFN 18 is headlined by WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit’s UFC debut against Martin Kampmann. The event’s main card also features Efrain Escudero vs. Jeremy Stephens, Ryan Bader vs. Carmelo Marrero, and Junie Browning vs. Cole Miller. Escudero and Bader won the lightweight and light heavyweight tournaments respectively on The Ultimate Fighter 8, while the controversial Browning advanced to the semifinals of the155-pound tournament before falling to Escudero.
UFC Fight Night 18 airs live on Spike TV beginning at 9pm ET and will serve as the lead-in for the debut episode of The Ultimate Fighter 9: US vs. UK.
Seven additional bouts are slated for the evening’s unaired preliminary card.
The complete fight card features:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV – 9pm ET)
- Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann
- Efrain Escudero vs. Jeremy Stephens
- Ryan Bader vs. Carmelo Marrero
- Junie Browning vs. Cole Miller
PRELIMINARY CARD (Un-televised)
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tyson Griffin
- Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Horwich
- Brock Larson vs. Jesse Sanders
- Nissen Osterneck vs. Jorge Rivera
- Rob Kimmons vs. Joe Vedepo
- Tim McKenzie vs. Aaron Simpson
- Ryan Jensen vs. Steve Steinbeiss