Welterweights, lightweights added to Phoenix UFC card

Welterweights Ben Saunders (left) and Court McGee will battle on the UFC Fight Night Phoenix event on Jan. 15.
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Three more bouts have been added to the card for UFC Fight Night Phoenix, to be held Jan. 15 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Ben Saunders (19-7-2) out of Orlando, Fla., will battle Court McGee (19-5) out of Orem, Utah, in a welterweight bout. The card will also include a pair of lightweight bouts: Jordan Rinaldi (12-5) of Charlotte, N.C., vs. Devin Powell (8-1) of South Berwick, Maine; and Tony Martin (10-3) of Boston vs. Erik Koch (15-4) of Milwaukee.

The main event has yet to be announced.

Three other fights were previously confirmed: Heavyweight bouts featuring Cyril Asker (7-2) of Avignon, France, vs. Dmitri Smoliakov (8-1) of Kaliningrad City, Russia; and Viktor Pesta (10-3) of Prague vs. Damian Grabowski (20-4) of Opole, Poland; and a light heavyweight bout between Joachim Christensen (13-4) of Copenhagen vs. Bojan Mihalovic (10-4) of Odzaci, Serbia.

Tickets for UFC Fight Night Phoenix will go on sale later this month.The card will be televised on FOX Sports 1.