court-mcgee-11.jpgThe UFC’s return to Indianapolis continues to take shape with the addition of a welterweight fight between a pair of “TUF” winners.

Court McGee (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will meet Robert Whittaker (11-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 in Indianapolis this August. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 takes place Aug. 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the Indiana capital city. The event’s main card will air on FOX Sports 1, which debuts on Aug. 17 with UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in Boston.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 will be headlined by a welterweight rematch between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann, and the co-main event, announced earlier in the day Wednesday, is a lightweight fight between Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos.

McGee, the Season 11 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter,” made his welterweight debut in February and took a unanimous decision from Josh Neer at UFC 157. Prior to that, he had dropped back-to-back fights at middleweight to Constantinos Philippou and Nick Ring following a 3-0 start to his UFC career.

Whittaker was the welterweight winner of the recent U.K. vs. Australia international edition of “TUF,” winning “The Smashes” with a unanimous decision against U.K. fighter Brad Scott in December. Just 10 days ago at UFC 160 in Las Vegas, he fought “TUF 16? winner Colton Smith and won with a third-round knockout. So fighting fellow former “TUF” winners will not be anything new to him. He has won four of his past five fights.

With the addition, the latest UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 card includes:

For more on UFC on FOX Sports 1 2, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Court McGee)

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 88 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Las Vegas

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC Fight Night 88 flew under the radar a bit. With the Sunday card wedged between higher-wattage pay-per-view cards and stashed in the guts of a holiday weekend, it's understandable that fans might read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88 Post-Fight Press Conference Video Replay

  • 29 days ago
  • 45 views

Following the conclusion of UFC Fight Night 88, several of the winners from the special Memorial Day Weekend event fielded questions from the media. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Almeida vs. Garbrandt Card

  • 29 days ago
  • 23 views

Cody "No Love" Garbrandt (9-0) put on a show Sunday night in Las Vegas. He didn't even need a full round to smoke the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida (21-1). Garbrandt came into the main event o read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

  • 28 days ago
  • 26 views

UFC Fight Night 88 has come and gone, and if you missed it, you missed a night full of fun fights. UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby earned their keep. No one fight would make fans rush to bu read news >>

Jason Gonzalez Building Off of Time on TUF Heading into RFA 38

  • 24 days ago
  • 6 views

Jason Gonzalez got a taste of the UFC as part of a season of The Ultimate Fighter. Building off of that heading into RFA 38, he wants to get back to the UFC. read news >>

UFC 199 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 Card

  • 23 days ago
  • 18 views

On an evening when the UFC announced Brock Lesnar's return and the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, Michael Bisping made the final statement. To pay homage to the late Muhammad Ali, Bisp read news >>

UFC 199 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Los Angeles

  • 23 days ago
  • 10 views

Another card in the books (UFC 199, in particular), another lineup of winners and losers. While there's usually some nuance and room for creativity when it comes to picking out the luckiest and unluc read news >>

UFC 199 Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 Post-Fight Press Conference Video Replay

  • 23 days ago
  • 164 views

The big winners and marquee names from the UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 fight card fielded questions from the media following Saturday's event. read news >>

UFC 199 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

  • 22 days ago
  • 22 views

UFC 199 in Inglewood, California, on Saturday was one of the best events in UFC history. From the first fight to the incredible main event, fans were on the edge of their seats. And when it was all o read news >>

Rose Namajunas Faces Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 201

  • 20 days ago
  • 33 views

An intriguing matchup between strawweight contenders Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz has been added to the July 30, UFC 201 fight card in Atlanta. read news >>