UFC President Dana White revealed yesterday that former UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson and former WSOF Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje will meet for the vacant UFC Interim Lightweight Title in the main event of UFC 249.
The promotion would take to Twitter after that announcement to reveal the full twelve fight card, which features:
Former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champions Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas will keep their co-main event slot for their rematch at UFC 249.
Other bouts that were apart of the original UFC 249 card that remained on the new UFC 249 card include Jeremy Stephens versus Calvin Kattar, Uriah Hall versus Ronaldo Souza and Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras.
New additions to the UFC 249 card will see Greg Hardy vs. Yorgan De Castro, Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price, Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alexander Hernandez vs. Omar Morales, Ray Borg vs. Marlon Vera, Michael Johnson vs. Khama Worthy and Sam Alvey vs. Ryan Spann.
UFC 249 takes place on Saturday, April 18 from a secret location with Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.