Pat Barry and Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic at UFC 115

Two of the top strikers in the UFC are set to do battle as Pat Barry returns to action at UFC on Versus 4 to face Cheick Kongo in a heavyweight match-up on the June 26 fight card.

Sources close to the match-up confirmed the bout with MMAWeekly.com on Monday.

Barry (6-2) returns to the Octagon after a unanimous decision win over Joey Beltran in January. Speaking at a UFC Q&A just last week, Barry sounded anxious to get back in the cage to compete again and it appears he got his wish.

MMAWeekly.com first announced the Kongo was returning to action on the UFC on Versus 4 card. Now he has an opponent.

Kongo is just 2-2-1 in his last five fights, and looks to get back to his winning ways when he faces Barry in June.

The UFC has not officially announced the UFC on Versus 4 card yet, but it’s expected to take place June 26 with the location being rumored as Milwaukee, Wis.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Dennis Siver meets Tatsuya Kawajiri at June UFC Fight Night in Germany

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

Dennis Siver will look to put Conor McGregor in his rearview mirror in his home country. The German lightweight meets Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira on June 20 in Berlin read news >>

Dustin Poirier meets Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans

  • 20 days ago
  • 0 views

Dustin Poirier was promised a fight on the UFC’s June card in his home state, and he now has his wish. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

Dustin Poirier makes quick turnaround, meets Yancy Medeiros in New Orleans

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 views

Dustin Poirier wasn't joking about coming right back to fight in June. Just three days after making his return to lightweight, Poirier has been booked to fight Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night: Corm read news >>

UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum fight card

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

A look at the Saturday, June 13th UFC 188 pay-per-view in Mexico City, Mexico, where Cain Velasquez unifies his heavyweight belt with interim champion Fabricio Werdum. UFC 180 was supposed to be Cain read news >>

Miesha Tate says she's injured, won't be able to fight Jessica Eye in June

  • 26 days ago
  • 28 views

Not again. Remember that title eliminator fight between Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye that was supposed to go down in June to determine the next contender for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) w read news >>

Gunnar Nelson versus John Hathaway added to UFC 189 in Las Vegas

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

As if UFC 189 didn't have enough European flavor with Irishman Conor McGregor in the headlining spot, the UFC announced on Wednesday he'll have some company. A welterweight bout between Icelandic sta read news >>

Bellator 138: Patricio Freire vs. Georgi Karakhanyan joins 'Unfinished Business' on June 19

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

The June 19th Bellator card at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis has been updated with a world title fight in the co-main event. Patricio "Pitbull" Freire will defend his featherweight title against read news >>

Freire-Karakhanyan title fight co-headlines for Shamrock-Slice at Bellator 138

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

Bellator MMA’s big June event will have a title fight co-headlining for the night’s Ken Shamrock vs. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson main event.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

UFC Fight Night 72 Event Page and Fight Card Rumors

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC Fight Night San Diego fight card rumors and start times for the June 15 event at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: