Two bantamweight prospects will return to the Octagon on Sunday, Feb. 21 in Pittsburgh, as Marion Reneau squares off with Ashlee Evans-Smith in UFC Fight Night action from Consol Energy Center.
In the main event, which airs live on FOX Sports 1, Donald Cerrone moves up to the welterweight division to face Tim Means. Tickets go on sale on January 22.
One of the breakout stars of 2015 in the women’s bantamweight class, Marion Reneau defeated Alexis Dufresne and Jessica Andrade before losing a hard-fought decision to current 135-pound champion Holly Holm. For Reneau, the road to a rematch starts with fellow Californian Smith, who will be seeking her first UFC victory in the Steel City next month.
UFC Fight Night 82 now looks like this:
- Donald Cerrone vs. Tim Means
- Cody Garbrandt vs. John Lineker
- Sarah Moras vs. Lauren Murphy
- Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro
- Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs
- Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes
- Shane Campbell vs. James Krausev
- Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Brandon Thatch
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Anthony Hamilton
- Marion Reneau vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
- Alex Garcia vs. Sean Strickland
- Oluwale Bamgbose vs. Daniel Sarafian