UFC officials have confirmed a Middleweight match-up pitting Nick Ring (13-1) against Cypriot Constantinos Philippou [11-2(1)] at UFC 154, an event which goes down on November 17th at Montreal’s Bell Centre.
Philippou has amassed 4 back-to-back victories in the octagon following his promotional debut loss against Nick Catone at UFC 128 in New Jersey. The 32-year-old was unbeaten in 8 professional fights, prior to that set-back.
His opponent, Nick Ring, is 3-1 under the UFC banner thus far defeating the likes of Riki Fukuda and Court McGee. Fighting out of Champions Creed in Calgary, Alberta, Ring was a cast in Season 11 of the UFC’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ series.
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As it stands, here is the updated fight card:
- Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit (Unification of UFC Welterweight titles)
- Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann
- Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos
- Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara
- Nick Ring vs. Constantinos Philippou
- Tom Lawlor vs. Francis Carmont
- Mark Hominick vs. Pablo Garza
- John Makdessi vs. Sam Stout
- Azamat Gashimov vs. Ivan Menjivar
- Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef
- Antonio Carvalho vs. Rodrigo Damm