Three more fights have been made official for UFC Fight Night 81, as Eddie Alvarez meets Anthony Pettis, Travis Browne squares off against Matt Mitrione and Tim Boetsch battles Ed Herman.
Set for January 17 from the TD Garden in Boston, the card features T.J. Dillashaw defending his bantamweight title against Dominick Cruz in the main event. It marks the first title fight for FOX Sports 1 and will air after NFL playoff action on FOX.
Pettis and Alvarez were previously reported for the card, but made official on “UFC Tonight” Wednesday evening. Browne (17-3-1) and Mitrione (9-4) are both looking to bounce back from recent defeats, while Boetsch (18-9) and Herman (22-11) sport matching 9-8 Octagon marks.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
Lightweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman