Donald Cerrone now set to face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178


Following news earlier today of Eddie Alvarez’s release from Bellator, UFC president Dana White announced via his twitter tonight that Alvarez will face Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on 27th September in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cerrone had been scheduled to face Bobby Green at the same event, however he will now face a yet to be determined replacement on a later card.

The bout will serve as the co-main event with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson taking on Chris Cariaso in the main event.

Also on the card, Conor McGregor faces number 5 ranked Dustin Poirier in the featherweight division.

UFC 178 Fight Card:

Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso
Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero

Amanda Nunes vs. Cat Zingano
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck
Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson
James Krause vs. Jorge Masvidal


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