Wednesday April 6, 2016— Anthony “Lion Heart” Smith will be fighting Scott Askham at the ultimate fighter finale Team Joanna ️vs Team Claudia, July 8, 2016 In Las Vegas.
Askham’s last fight was a walk off KO win over Chris Dempsey, on the Bisping/Silva London Fight card.
Smith took his last fight on 6 days notice to make his Ufc return ️vs Leonardo Guimares On the Philadelphia Cowboy VS Cowboy card. Smith won by decision after a 3 round battle. 22 days prior to that, Smith had a first round Ko of Josh Neer for Victory FC. (For info on that fight and more check out my most recent interviews with him HERE and HERE.
Askham is 2-2 inside the UFC, 14-2 over all, Askham had a beautiful 4 second head kick KO prior to signing with Zuffa. He’s Known for his striking as is LionHeart, which makes this an exciting match up.
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TUF 23 Finale Card as of now:
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha – for women’s strawweight title
- TBA vs. TBA – “TUF 23” light heavyweight final
- TBA vs. TBA – “TUF 23” women’s strawweight final
- Scott Askham vs. Anthony Smith
- James Krause vs. Ross Pearson
- Li Jingliang vs. Anton Zafir
By: Korey Lane
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