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UFC Fight Night: Bisping Vs. Kennedy Secures Featherweight Contest

UFC Fight Night: Bisping Vs. Kennedy Secures Featherweight Contest

Featherweights Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani will collide in Canada, as officials have announced the bout for UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Kennedy.

Set for April 16 from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, the card serves as the finale for The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia.

In the main event, Michael Bisping returns to meet Tim Kennedy at middleweight. Two new TUF winners will also be crowned.

Poirier (15-3) sports an impressive 7-2 UFC record, including a recent knockout victory over Diego Brandao. He has won three of his last four overall.

Corassani (12-3) has won all three of his Octagon fights since a stint on The Ultimate Fighter. The 31-year-old holds a 9-1 mark in his last 11, with one no-contest.

Below are the fights announced to date:

Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy

TUF Nations Middleweight Final
TBA vs. TBA

TUF Nations Welterweight Final
TBA vs. TBA

Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Kyle Noke

Lightweight: Evan Dunham vs. Mark Bocek

Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman

Lightweight: Sam Stout vs. KJ Noons

Light Heavyweight: Ryan Jimmo vs. Steve Bosse

Bantamweight: George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura

Featherweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani

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