Roman Dolidze vs. Michel Pereira Added to UFC Louisville Event on June 8

Oh boy, next month’s gonna be a blast! The Ultimate Fighting Championship is rolling into town with a middleweight clash that’s got everyone talking.

So, here’s the scoop: UFC on ESPN 57 is setting up shop in Louisville, Kentucky. They’re taking over the KFC Yum! Center on June 8. And guess what? The headliner’s just been locked in.

Jared Cannonier and Nassourdine Imavov are the names on everyone’s lips. This matchup got the green light earlier on Thursday. But wait, there’s more.

The main card’s also throwing in a 185-pound showdown. Roman Dolidze is squaring off against Michel Pereira. Eurosport_NL spilled the beans first on Thursday, and now it’s the talk of the town.

Originally, Dolidze was supposed to fight Anthony Hernandez at UFC 302. But fate had other plans, thanks to an injury. Now, Dolidze’s looking to bounce back from a tough spot. He’s hit a rough patch with back-to-back losses for the first time.

Before this slump, Dolidze was on fire. Four wins in a row, including three knockouts. He had the MMA world buzzing.

Switching gears, let’s chat about Pereira. This guy’s on an eight-fight tear, making waves in two divisions. Since moving up to 185 pounds, he’s been unstoppable.

Pereira’s last fight? Pure drama. He landed a knee on a grounded opponent mid-backflip. Controversial? Sure. But it didn’t change the fight’s outcome, per the commission.

Back to UFC on ESPN 57. Besides Cannonier vs. Imavov, we’ve got other bouts heating up the card. Dominick Reyes vs. Dustin Jacoby is on tap, and Raul Rosas Jr. faces Ricky Turcios in a bantamweight bout that’s got fans buzzing.

So, mark your calendars. June 8, Louisville, Kentucky. It’s gonna be one for the books.

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