A look at the upcoming UFC Singapore card

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The UFC Singapore card is slowly coming together and already has plenty of big names.

The UFC recently announced the main event bout of the card set for Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 17. It will be in the women’s bantamweight division, as former champ Holly Holm of the USA takes on former title challenger Bethe Correia of Brazil.

Holm will be looking to end a three-fight skid as she comes off a close decision loss to Netherlands’ Germaine De Randamie for the promotion’s inaugural women’s featherweight title. Correia, meanwhile, has gone 1-1-1 since losing to Ronda Rousey in 2015. The Brazilian is coming off a draw against Marion Reneau in March.

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While the main event of UFC Singapore has been made official, there’s still no announcement regarding the card’s official co-main event.

The card is expected to have a total of 12 bouts; so far, only 10 have been announced. Here are the announced bouts for UFC Singapore:

Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia (Main event)
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tarec Saffiedine
Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcin Tybura
Takanori Gomi vs. John Tuck
Justin Scoggins vs. Ulka Sasaki
Kwan Ho Kwak vs. Russel Doane
Cyril Asker vs. Walt Harris
CJ De Tomas vs. Naoki Inoue
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Colby Covington
Alex Caceres vs. Wang Guan

The card already has some notable names. It includes former UFC lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos as he makes his welterweight debut against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Terac Saffiedine. Former heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovksi is also on the card, and he’ll take on Marcin Tybura.

The card will also feature a number of Asian stars including Japan’s Takanori Gomi, Philippines’ CJ De Tomas, and Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and Kwan Ho Kwak.

More fight announcements are expected in the coming weeks.

Gab Pangalangan

Gab Pangalangan is a former collegiate national Judo champ and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DojoDrifter.com. You can find his other works in the Philippines' leading magazines and websites.
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