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UFC 276 fight card: Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 set for July

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International Fight Week is on track with a championship double-header at UFC 276. Israel Adsanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 and six other fights were announced for the July 2 fight card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC announced the impending fight card during the PPV broadcast for UFC 274 on Saturday, May 7. Adesanya will continue to build his legacy as he defends the UFC middleweight championship against Cannonier. “The Last Stylebender” has made four defenses of his 185-pound title, including a pair of victories over Marvin Vettori and Robert Whittaker in rematches. Cannonier enters his first title shot having won five of his last six fight.

Meanwhile in the co-main event,  Volkanovski, the defending champion, will take on Holloway for a third time after already having beaten the former titleholder twice. Outside of the losses to Volkanovski, Holloway has won two straight while earning Fight of the Night against Calvin Kattar and Yair Rodriguez.

Other notable fighters scheduled for International Fight Week include former UFC champions Miesha Tate and Robbie Lawler, plus fan-favorite striker Sean O’Malley.

Review the announced UFC 276 fight card below.

  • Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Jared Cannonier — UFC middleweight championship
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 — UFC featherweight championship
  • Sean Strickland vs. Alex Pereira, middleweight
  • Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate, women’s flyweight
  • Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley, bantamweight
  • Uriah Hall vs. Andre Muniz, middleweight
  • Jessica Eye vs. Maycee Barber, women’s flyweight
  • Brad Tavares vs. Dricus Du Plessis, middleweight
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena, welterweight

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