The Round Up: UFC fight announcements this week
It was a big week for fight matchups to be made with several high profile cards taking place before the end of 2014 getting headliners including the upcoming UFC Fight Night on FOX show in Phoenix, Arizona.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns for the first time in over a year as he takes on Ohio native Stipe Miocic in the five round main event taking place on December 13. Dos Santos is looking to get back into the deep of the division while Miocic hopes to add a signature win with a title shot potentially looming overhead.
Lyoto Machida was also booked for his next fight as he will head home to Brazil to take on former Ultimate Fighter contender C.B. Dollaway as the main event in the newly announced UFC Fight Night card from Brazil on December 20.
To catch up on all the UFC fight announcements, here's the full list of everything from the past week.
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping in Sydney, Australia on November 8
Jumabieke Tuerxun vs. Patrick Williams
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Manuway in Uberlandia, Brazil on November 8
Dhiego Lima vs. Pawel Pawlak
UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas on November 22
Nick Hein vs. James Vick
Yves Edwards vs. Akbarh Arreola
UFC 181: Weidman vs. Belfort in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 6
Corey Anderson vs. Gian Villante
Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton
The Ultimate Fighter Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 12
Yancy Medeiros vs. Joe Proctor
UFC Fight Night on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic in Phoenix, Arizona on December 13
MAIN EVENT: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic
Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve
Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Derek Brunson vs. Ed Herman
Joe Ellenberger vs. Bryan Barberena
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 20
MAIN EVENT: Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway