Ilir Latifi gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night Dublin


With Tom Lawlor (9-5) being forced to pull out of his light-heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night Dublin, the UFC have announced that newly signed middleweight Chris Dempsey will now face Swede Ilir Latifi on 19th July.

Dempsey is 10-1 as a professional with 3 submissions, 2 KO/TKOs and 5 decisions to his name with his only loss coming via submission back in September 2012 against Mojtaba Najim Wali.

The UFC announced the bout moments ago via their UK twitter page

“Tom Lawlor is out of #UFCDublin, Ilir Latifi will now face Chris Dempsey who will be making his debut on the July 19th card.”


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