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UFC Fight Night: Bisping Vs. Kennedy: Octagon Newcomer Tabbed To Face Ryan Jimmo

UFC Fight Night: Bisping Vs. Kennedy: Octagon Newcomer Tabbed To Face Ryan Jimmo

Due to an injury, Steve Bosse has been forced out of his planned UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in April.

Instead, Sean O’Connell will face Ryan Jimmo on the card, which takes place April 16 from Quebec City, Quebec. The main event boasts Michael Bisping against Tim Kennedy.

O’Connell (15-4) is a former college football player who took part in The Ultimate Fighter 8. He lost to Shane Primm on the show, but owns 10 stoppage victories.

Jimmo (18-3) has split his four UFC fights, including wins over Anthony Perosh and Igor Pokrajac.

Bosse (10-1), a former pro hockey player, recently signed with the UFC.

Below is a list of 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. Sean O’Connell

Bantamweight: George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura

Featherweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani

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Fight Cards

Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko

Event Date: October 20, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs. Till

Event Date: October 21, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 119: Brunson vs. Machida

Event Date: October 28, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell

Event Date: November 3, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre

Event Date: November 4, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore

Event Date: November 10, 2017
Broadcast: Spike