Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from its UFC Fight Night 160: “Hermansson vs. Cannonier” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, taking place later today (Sat., Sept. 28, 2019) inside Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The event is headlined by the middleweight showdown between Jack “The Joker” Hermansson and Jared “Killa Gorilla” Cannonier.
Hermansson (20-4) fought his way into the middleweight Top 5 by turning away longtime contender, Ronaldo Souza, at UFC Ft. Lauderdale back in April. His upset victory over “Jacare” marked “The Joker’s” fourth straight win and pushed his UFC record to 7-2.
As for Cannonier (12-4), he slowly but surely worked his way down from the heavyweight division, landing at middleweight and scoring successful technical knockout wins over David Branch and Anderson Silva. The “Killa Gorilla” is 5-4 in UFC but the winner of two straight.
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