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UFC Fight Night 81: Lineup Is Complete

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Unbeaten Resurrection Fighting Alliance veteran Luke Sanders will make his Octagon debut this month against Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 81.

Set for January 17, the card features T.J. Dillashaw defending his bantamweight belt against Dominick Cruz from the TD Garden in Boston.

Sanders (10-0) replaces Dennis Bermudez in the featherweight fight against Blanco (12-6-1).

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Dominick Cruz

Lightweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez

Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione

Lightweight: Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Ben Saunders

Lightweight: Mairbek Taisumov vs. Chris Wade

Featherweight: Maximo Blanco vs. Luke Sanders

Featherweight: Jimy Hettes vs. Charles Rosa

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Paul Felder vs. Daron Cruickshank

Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman

Light Heavyweight: Sean O’Connell vs. Ilir Latifi

Bantamweight: Rob Font vs. Joey Gomez

Light Heavyweight: Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Francimar Barroso

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