UFC middleweight title contenders Jared Cannonier and Sean Strickland will get their likelihood to bounce again on October 15.
According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Gunner (15-6) and Strickland (25-4) have agreed to face off in a 5-round headline bout at UFC Fight Night on October 15. The location of the event has not but been introduced, however the night is anticipated to be held on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Jared Cannonier x Sean Strickland is the plan for the Oct. 15 present, sources say. Main event. Likely Apex. Not signed however that is the goal.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) August 11, 2022
Jared Cannonier, at present ranked quantity 2 at 185 kilos, will look to bounce again from his loss in his title battle in opposition to Israel Adesanya at UFC 276 in July. Despite this setback, a victory in his subsequent look might see The Killa Gorilla re-enter the race for the belt.
Facing him, Sean Strickland, quantity 7 in the class, comes out of a terrible 1st round knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. Before that, the 31-year-old fighter was using a 6-fight profitable streak.
What do you consider the announcement of this battle? Who do you assume will win?