Heavyweights Greg Hardy and Tai Tuivasa are set to sq. off this summer season at UFC 264.
An individual with data of the reserving, who requested anonymity as a result of the matchup has not been formally introduced, confirmed the information to MMA Preventing after an preliminary report from Fight Sports activities Insider. UFC 264 is anticipated to happen July 10; UFC President Dana White hopes the T-Cell Area in Las Vegas will play host.
Hardy on Tuesday posted to Instagram a cryptic reference to a signed contract for a bout in opposition to “Australia’s favourite son.” The previous NFLer most not too long ago fought this previous December, when he was stopped by Marcin Tybura in a bout that snapped a two-fight profitable streak.
Tuivasa is lower than three weeks faraway from his most up-to-date octagon look, a UFC Vegas 22 assembly with Harry Hunsucker that led to a 49-second TKO. The 28-year-old Aussie gained his earlier battle, as effectively, stopping Stefan Struve to halt a three-fight skid.
UFC 264 is anticipated to be headlined by a trilogy between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.