New Poster Reveals July’s UFC London Card
Tom Aspinall and Darren Till are front and center on the new poster for UFC London, which will take place at the O2 Arena on July 23.
Your official #UFCLondon 🇬🇧 poster has just dropped!
We’ll see you on July 23! pic.twitter.com/yirf5sGo1e
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) June 7, 2022
Aspinall will be facing off against Curtis Blaydes in a fight where he will undoubtedly try and knock Blaydes out of the heavyweight championship picture in a main heavyweight event.
Blaydes is currently ranked No. 5 in MMA Fighting’s Global Rankings. He kicked off the year with a main event of UFC Columbus, where earned a TKO win over Chris Daukaus.
Aspinall will be looking to improve his No. 7 spot in MMA Fighting’s Global Rankings. His last fight was his first main event win over Alexander Volkov back in March.
This event will be Till’s first return to the octagon since September. His last win wa at UFC 244 in November 2019 against Kelvin Gastelum. Jack Hermanson’s last win was via unanimous decision against Sean Strickland at the main event of UFC Vegas 47 in February.
Here is the full current UFC London lineup (numbers in parentheses based on MMA Fighting’s Global Rankings):
- Curtis Blaydes (5) vs. Tom Aspinall (7)
- Jack Hermansson (9) vs. Darren Till (11)
- Alexander Gustafsson vs. Nikita Krylov
- Paul Craig (12) vs. Volkan Oezdemir (15)
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Jordan Leavitt
- Muhammad Mokaev vs. Charles Johnson
- Molly McCann vs. Hannah Goldy
- Mandy Bohm vs. Victoria Leonardo
- Jonathan Pearce vs. Makwan Amirkhani
- Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic
- Claudio Silva vs. Nicolas Dalby