UFC 173 Adds Bout Pitting China Vs. England

UFC 173 Adds Bout Pitting China Vs. England

Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas will feature a battle of China vs. England, as welterweights Jingliang Li and Danny Mitchell have been added to UFC 173.

Scheduled for May 24 from MGM Grand Garden Arena, the main event boasts Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida for the UFC middleweight title.

Li (8-2) will be making his debut inside the Octagon. He is a member of China Top Team with UFC veteran Tiequan Zhang and has won five of his last six.

Mitchell (14-5) dropped his only UFC bout to date to Igor Araujo in London. He is also 5-1 in his last six.

Below is a list of fights announced to date:

MAIN CARD (PPV)

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Lyoto Machida

Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic

Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. James Krause

Bantamweight: Chris Holdsworth vs. Kyung-Ho Kang

Featherweight: Sam Sicilia vs. Doo Ho Choi

Bantamweight: TJ Dillashaw vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Mitch Clarke

Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Lightweight: Piotr Hallman vs. Yves Edwards

Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Vinc Pichel

Welterweight: Jingliang Li vs. Danny Mitchell