twitter google

Chris Leben-Andrew Craig Booked For UFC 162

Middleweights Chris Leben and Andrew Craig will join a host of fellow 185-pound fighters in July, as the bout was confirmed for UFC 162 on UFC Tonight Tuesday.

The event takes place July 6 from Las Vegas, and will feature a main event between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.

Placement of the Leben-Craig fight is currently unknown.

Both fighters are coming off a loss, as Leben (22-9) was defeated by Derek Brunson. He was returning to action after a year-long layoff for a failed drug test.

Craig (8-1) suffered his first career defeat earlier this year vs. Ronny Markes. He had previously defeated both Rafael Natal and Kyle Noke.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi

Event Date: April 25, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt

Event Date: May 10, 2015
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 137: Halsey vs. Grove

Event Date: May 15, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 66: Edgar vs. Faber

Event Date: May 16, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1

UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson

Event Date: May 23, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves

Event Date: May 30, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1