Ryan Spann vs. Bogdan Guskov Added to UFC on ESPN 55 Lineup for April 27

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has just beefed up its fight card for the end of April. So, what’s the scoop? Well, they’ve officially filled out the roster for their last April showdown.

They dropped a press release on Thursday, and guess what? The UFC on ESPN 55 event is now locked and loaded. This shindig is happening on April 27, right at the UFC Apex in the heart of Las Vegas. They’ve confirmed a bunch of matchups we already knew about, but here’s the kicker – they’ve added some fresh ones too.

Now, hold onto your hats. The new co-main event? It’s a light heavyweight clash between Ryan “Superman” Spann and Bogdan Guskov. Spann’s record? Sitting at 21-9. Guskov? He’s not far behind with a 15-3.

Spann’s walking into this with a bit of a chip on his shoulder. He’s hit a rough patch, losing his last two fights. That’s his first losing streak since 2017, folks. Before this slump, the guy was tearing through opponents like wrapping paper on Christmas morning. He demolished Ion Cutelaba and Dominick Reyes in a total of 3:42. Talk about making a statement. And get this – six of Spann’s last seven fights didn’t even see the second round.

On the flip side, we’ve got Guskov from Uzbekistan. His UFC debut? Not exactly a fairy tale. He faced off against Volkan Oezdemir last September and got caught in a submission early on. But don’t count him out just yet. He bounced back in February, securing his first UFC win by knocking out Zac Pauga. And here’s a fun fact: Guskov’s got a 100% finish rate. Except for two, all his wins are by knockout.

But wait, there’s more. The UFC’s also setting up a welterweight bout between Tim Means and Uros Medic as part of the main card. And for the prelims? A strawweight match between Marnic Mann and Ketlen Souza.

However, there’s a bit of a mystery afoot. Remember the featherweight face-off between Jonathan Pearce and David Onama that was buzzing around in March? Well, it’s MIA. No word yet if it’s still happening or if they’re just keeping us in suspense.

So, there you have it. The UFC’s April 27 event is shaping up to be a real barn burner. Stay tuned, folks.

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