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Robert Whittaker takes on Derek Brunson on November 27th in Melbourne, Australia. The card is headlined by Rockhold vs Jacare.
Whittaker is ranked #7, Brunson is ranked #8.
Brunson is fresh of a win over Uriah Hall. Whittaker has also beat Hall and defeated Rafael Natal in his last fight in April.
Both fighters are on a 5 fight win streak. Brunson beat Hall, Carneiro, Alvey, Herman, and Larkin in his last 5 fights.
Whittaker beat Natal, Hall, Tavares, Hester, and Rhodes in his last 5.
Before that he was fighting at welterweight but moved up after being TKO’d by Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson.
Whittaker was supposed to fight Michael Bisping last year at UFC 193, but Bisping pulled out due to an elbow injury and was replaced by Uriah Hall.
Tickets for the card in Melbourne go on Sale on Friday.
Eddie Alvarez was sent a bout agreement for UFC 205 vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov. However, he missed the deadline to sign the contract.
Alvarez has been sent a new bout agreement to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in Toronto at #UFC206 in December.
Confirmed UFC 205 fights are Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin Gastelum, Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens, Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy,Tim Boetsch vs. Rafael Natal,
and Katlyn Chookagian vs Liz Carmouche
Woodley vs Wonderboy is also supposed to be on the card and the full lineup will be announced Tuesday at 6pm (eastern) at a press conference
at Madison Square Garden.
Ross Pearson vs James Krause on November 19th in Belfast.
Cris Cyborg has to lose about 10 pounds in 24 hours. She fights Lina Lanbsberg on Saturday in Brasilia.
Renan Barao is fighting Phillipe Nover on that card on Saturday, plus Roy Nelson fights Antonio Bigfoot Silva.
And C.B. Dollaway is exploring legal action following the elevator accident prior to UFC 203 in Cleveland.
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