UFC 213 brings stacked card

“From start to finish this card is amazing!”

This is what commentators are saying about UFC 213. One look at the bout card you can see why. There are interesting match ups throughout the show which will be live and exclusive on channel 249 (Fox Sports Africa 2) on Sunday, July 9, at 4am.

The card is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko.

Nunes has been holding the title since she stunned Miesha Tate in July 2016. Since then she has been impressive. She destroyed superstar Rhonda Rousey in 48 seconds, in December.

In Shevchenko she faces a tough opponent. The Russian Shevchenko has held a number of kickboxing and Muay Thai titles. She has beaten the likes of former champion Holly Holm and Julianna Pena.

The co-main event is for the middleweight interim title. Yoel Romero takes on Robert Whittaker. Both fighters boast knockout victories in their previous fights.

Other matchups which are not to be missed include Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone, Fabricio Werdum vs. Alistair Overeem and Anthony Pettis vs. Jim Miller.