UFC’s return to Nashville official with Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis headliner

UFC’s return to Nashville official with Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis headliner

The UFC returns to Nashville in March, and a former lightweight champion meets a former welterweight title challenger in the main event.

UFC on ESPN+ 6 is official for March 23 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Two-time 170-pound title challenger Stephen Thompson(14-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) meets ex-155-pound champ Anthony Pettis(21-8 MMA, 8-7 UFC) in the headliner.

UFC officials formally announced the card on tonight’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 broadcast. Tickets for the event go on sale Feb. 1.

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