After the enthralling UFC 249 its time for UFC 250 where the following contests are said to form the predicted fight card.
It will be held on Saturday and the main event will be Alonzo Menifield vs. Devin Clark fight for the light heavyweight, for the middleweight Ian Heinisch will be fighting against Gerald Meerschaert and also CharlesByrd Vs, Maki Pitolo.
Menifield who has competed twice in the Dana White’s Contender Series has started his UFC stint with stoppages in the first-round matches against Vinicius Moreira Castro and Paul Craig adds to his professional record a tally of 9-0. Meanwhile, it was a unanimous triumph for Clark against Dequan Townsend at the UFC Fight Night 167 and is 5-4 in the Octagon overall.
- Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Felicia Spencer
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Cody Garbrandt
- Aljamain Sterling vs. Cory Sandhagen
- Neil Magny vs. Anthony Rocco Martin
- Sean O’Malley vs. Eddie Wineland
- Alex Caceres vs Chase Hooper
- Ian Heinisch vs Gerald Meerschaert
- Cody Stamann vs Brian Kelleher
- Charles Byrd vs Maki Pitolo
- Jussier Formiga vs Alex Perez
- Alonzo Menifield vs Devin Clark
Announcing of the UFC 250 Fight Card
The announcement of the matches was made during the telecast of the UFC 249 event on Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida. UFC 250 fight card was earlier supposed to be held on the 9th of May 9 in Sao Paulo. But because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the event was postponed. The arena was turned into a hospital by the Brazilian government.
It was earlier decided that the fight to be shifted to Saturday’s rescheduled UFC 249 but Amanda Nunes did not want to compete and said she would rather wait for some time because of the COVID-19.
Women’s title match
Canadian Felicia Spencer who is known as “feenom” will have the title match against Amanda Nunes known as the “lioness”. Nunes is the reigning UFC featherweight champion and the matchup is included in the UFC 250.
The Montreal based Spencer trains in Orlando, Florida, joins Alexis Davis and Valerie Letourneau also from Canada, all of them have challenged for UFC women’s titles.
At the UFC 175 in July 2014, Davis was defeated by Ronda Rousey, while at the UFC 193 in November 2015 Letourneau was defeated by Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Amand Nunes who is from Brazil, the 31-year-old is the winner if the bantamweight title. She weighs in at 135 pounds and has 10 straight victories since the defeat by Cat Zingano in September 2014 at the UFC 178. She lost the match in the 3rd round.
Nunes has also defeated the likes of Rousey, Miesha Tate who is a former champion, Holly Holm, Germaine de Randamie, and Cris Cyborg.
Spencer made her UFC debut in May 2019 and defeated Megan Anderson from Australia at the match of former Invicta FC featherweight champions. This match was held in Rochester, in New York.
At the UFC 240 held in July 2018, Spencer lost to Cyborg, it was a unanimous decision. The UFC 240 was held in Edmonton.
After defeating Julia Budd, a featherweight champion, Cyborg has moved to the Bellator promotion
on Feb. 29, Spencer bounced back from the defeat to Cyborg and scored a win against Zarah Fairn of France. It was a first-round TKO which was held in Norfolk, Virginia.
The venue for the UFC 250 has not yet been announced and the event will also include the women’s featherweight title match between Amanda Nunes and Felicia Spencer. Cody Garbrandt will face Raphael Assuncao for the bantamweight that is also included in the fight card.
Another Competitor Series alum, Heinisch has dropped back-to-back matches against Derek Brunson and Omari Akhmedov within the Las Vegas-based promotion. The veteran has featured in 43 pro bouts, Meerschaert has managed to win two of his last 3 appearances in Octagon, which also includes submission of Deron Winn in his last match at the UFC 248.
Byrd has suffered two TKO defeats against Edmen Shahbazyan and Darren Stewart. Pitolo was defeated by Callan Potter in his debut match at UFC 243 after acquiring a contract on the Third Season of Dana white’s Contender Series.