The lineup has been set for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 81 event, as T.J. Dillashaw defends his bantamweight belt vs. Dominick Cruz.
Set for January 17 from the TD Garden in Boston, the main card – and most of the prelims – air live on FOX Sports 1.
Along with Dillashaw-Cruz, Anthony Pettis meets Eddie Alvarez and Travis Browne squares off against Matt Mitrione. Maximo Blanco will open the main card against a yet-to-be named opponent after Dennis Bermudez was forced to withdraw from the fight.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
Lightweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione
Featherweight: Maximo Blanco vs. TBA
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Ben Saunders
Lightweight: Mairbek Taisumov vs. Chris Wade
Featherweight: Jimy Hettes vs. Charles Rosa
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Paul Felder vs. Daron Cruickshank
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman
Light Heavyweight: Sean O’Connell vs. Ilir Latifi
Bantamweight: Rob Font vs. Patrick Williams
Light Heavyweight: Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Francimar Barroso