MOSCOW – The featured fighters of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 136 event came together today in Russia for traditional pre-fight face-offs, and you can check out video of the ceremony.
UFC Fight Night 136 takes place Saturday at Olympic Stadium in Moscow. It is the UFC’s debut event in Russia. The entire card streams on UFC Fight Pass.
The night’s heavyweight main event sees slugger Mark Hunt (13-12-1 MMA, 8-6-1 UFC) take on submission specialist Aleksei Oleinik (56-11-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC), while the light-heavyweight co-feature sees Jan Blachowicz (22-7 MMA, 5-4 UFC) welcome Nikita Krylov (24-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) back to the promotion.
Rounding out the main card are heavyweights Shamil Abdurakhimov (18-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) vs. Andrei Arlovski (27-16 MMA, 16-10 UFC) and welterweights Thiago Alves (22-12 MMA, 14-9 UFC) vs. Alexey Kunchenko (18-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC).
To see all of today’s face-offs, check out the video above.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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