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Jared Cannonier vs. Nassourdine Imavov Set to Ignite UFC Fight Night in Louisville


Jared Cannonier vs. Nassourdine Imavov
Jared Cannonier

The upcoming UFC Fight Night in Louisville is poised for an explosive main event showdown between middleweight contenders Jared Cannonier and Nassourdine Imavov, promising a night of thrilling action at the KFC Yum! Center on June 8.


With the official announcement of the full card, all eyes are now on the headliner featuring Cannonier (17-6) and Imavov (13-4) in a five-round battle that will showcase their skills and determination in the middleweight division.


Jared Cannonier, currently ranked No. 4 in the UFC middleweight rankings, is looking to build on his recent successes, having emerged victorious in four of his last five fights. The 40-year-old fighter has notable wins over Marvin Vettori and Sean Strickland, with his only setback being a title bout loss to former champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 276 in July 2022.


Facing Cannonier is Nassourdine Imavov, ranked No. 8, who has been on an impressive run with just one loss in his last six fights since July 2021. The 29-year-old fighter showcased his skills in a main event victory over Roman Dolidze at UFC Fight Night 235 in February, highlighting his potential as a rising star in the division.


This main event clash promises fireworks as Cannonier and Imavov look to solidify their positions in the highly competitive middleweight landscape. UFC Fight Night in Louisville is set to deliver a night of high-stakes action and unforgettable moments for MMA fans worldwide.


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