The card for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first-ever visit to Argentina is filling up rapidly, as the Las Vegas-based promotion recently confirmed a number of bouts for the Nov. 17 event.
Three recently revealed contests are expected to take place on the main card: Khalil Rountree vs. Johnny Walker at light heavyweight; Enrique Barzola vs. Nad Narimani at featherweight and Jared Cannonier vs. Alessio Di Chirico at light heavyweight.
Meanwhile, five bouts were announced for the prelims: Poliana Botelho vs. Cynthia Calvillo at strawweight; Veronica Macedo vs. Maryna Moroz at flyweight; Michel Prazeres vs. Bartosz Fabinski at welterweight; Marlon Vera vs. Guido Cannetti at bantamweight and Devin Powell vs. Claudio Puelles at lightweight.
A previously reported middleweight clash pitting Tom Breese against Cezar Ferreira was also confirmed.
UFC Fight Night 140 takes place at Parque Roca Arena in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is headlined by a welterweight duel between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Neil Magny. The card will air on Fox Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.