UFC

Seven Additional Bouts Added to UFC 145 in New Atlanta Location

Brendan Schaub

Fights moved from original Montreal card

Seven more bouts have been added to UFC 145 in Atlanta this April.

The promotion announced the matchups on Friday.

In the welterweight division, Rory MacDonald is set to take on Che Mills, while a heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Ben Rothwell is also official.

In the lightweight division, submission ace Mark Bocek meets the ever-entertaining Matt Wiman, and a second heavyweight bout pits Travis Browne against former Strikeforce heavyweight Chad Griggs.

The final three bouts to be announced include John Makdessi vs. Anthony Njokuani, Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero, and Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements.

Those fights were originally planned for a March 24 card in Montreal. But that card was scrapped, with a tentative plan to go to Montreal later in 2012. The only new bout to be announced for Atlanta was a bantamweight tilt between Michael McDonald and Miguel Torres.

UFC 145 is set for Atlanta’s Philips Arena on April 21. The main event of the card has yet to be announced, but speculation has been that if Rashad Evans beats Phil Davis next week in Chicago, he could face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on the card.

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