Two of Europe’s best middleweights will take center stage on April 10.
England’s Darren Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) will take on Italy’s Marvin Vettori (16-4-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) in the UFC on ABC 2 main event, which takes place April 10 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Till has split his first two appearances since moving up to 185 pounds, edging out Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 in November 2019, followed by a unanimous decision loss to former champion Robert Whittaker at UFC on ESPN 14 this past July. With UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya eyeing a matchup with Till, the proud Liverpool native will look to cement himself as the No. 1 contender when he faces a hungry Vettori.
Meanwhile, since dropping a narrow decision loss to Adesanya in April 2018, Vettori has won four in a row, most recently defeating Jack Hermansson in a “Fight of the Night” battle in the UFC on ESPN 19 main event.
Check out the official poster for UFC on ABC 2 below (via Twitter):
Get ready! Your @DarrenTill2 – @MarvinVettori poster has just dropped 💥
[ #UFCVegas23 | April 10th on @ABCNetwork ] pic.twitter.com/rNrf6sv4uv
— UFC (@ufc) March 17, 2021
The current UFC on ABC 2 card includes:
- Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori
- Arnold Allen vs. Sodiq Yusuff
- Nina Ansaroff vs. Mackenzie Dern
- Kyle Daukaus vs. Aliaskhab Khizriev
- Sam Alvey vs. Julian Marquez
- Ignacio Bahamondes vs. John Makdessi
- Mike Perry vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Jordan Griffin vs. Luis Saldana
- Norma Dumont vs. Bea Malecki
- Jarjis Danho vs. Yorgan De Castro
- Hunter Azure vs. Jack Shore
- Shamil Gamzatov vs. Da Un Jung
- Mateusz Gamrot vs. Scott Holtzman
- Impa Kasanganay vs. Sasha Palatnikov
- Jim Miller vs. Joe Solecki
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