COREY ANDERSON GETS A NEW CHALLENGER FOR UFC 181
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UFC officials announced that we have yet another new opponent for Ultimate fighter winner Corey Anderson at UFC 181. Justin Jones (3-0 MMA) will now step in and make his UFC debut and will replace the Jonathan Wilson on two weeks notice. UFC 181 is set to take place on December 6th at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. UFC 181 will feature two title fights Champion Johny Hendricks will put his belt on the line against Robbie Lawler for the Welterweight title and Champ Anthony Pettis will battle Gilbert Melendez for the Lightweight title.
The 27 year old California native Corey Anderson (4-0) won The Ultimate Fighter 19 when he faced Matt Van Buren and wasted no time getting a first round knockout. Justin Jones (3-0) UFC newcomer has three wins under his belt since he became pro in January finishing all three of his opponents.
The latest UFC 181 card includes:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler
Champ Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez
Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Raquel Pennington
Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera
Eddie Gordon vs. Josh Samman
Corey Anderson vs. Justin Jones
Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Matt Hobar vs. Sergio Pettis
Clay Collard vs. Alex White
BY: MICHELLE LUCE
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