London – This Saturday, UFC London features a heavyweight bout between Top 15 ranked contenders Alexander Volkov (6) and Tom Aspinall (11) at the O2 Arena in London, England. The co main event will be a featherweight bout between fan favorite fighters Arnold Allen and Dan Hooker.
This will be Hookers return to the featherweight division after spending the last five years competing at lightweight.
Jai Herbert was originally scheduled to fight Mike Davis in a lightweight bout, however, according to a statement obtained by ParryPunch’s Jacob Castro, Davis says he was forced to withdraw from the fight after he and the UFC were unable to come to terms during contract negotiations.
Herbert (11-3) will now take on Ilia Topuria (11-0) in a lightweight bout at UFC London.
One fight to look out for is a lightweight bout between local favorite Paddy Pimblett and Mexico’s Rodrigo Vargas. Pimblett, (27), will likely have the majority of the O2 Arena packed with his fans and supporters.
Check out the entire fight card for UFC London below.
Main Card (1 p.m. PST on ESPN+)
Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall
Arnold Allen vs. Dan Hooker
Paddy Pimblett vs. Rodrigo Vargas
Gunnar Nelson vs. Takashi Sato
Molly McCann vs. Luana Carolina
Jai Herbert vs. Ilia Topuria
Preliminary Card (10 a.m. PST on ESPN+)
Mike Grundy vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Nikita Krylov vs. Paul Craig
Jack Shore vs. Timur Valiev
Elise Reed vs. Cory McKenna
Nathaniel Wood vs. Vince Morales
Muhammad Mokaev vs. Cody Durden