Gregor Gillespie vs Diego Ferreira booked for 8th May

Gregor Gillespie vs Diego Ferreira booked for May 8.

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Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie
Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie

A lightweight contest between Diego Ferreira and Gregor Gillespie has been booked for an upcoming UFC event that is supposed to happen on May 8, 2021.

This news has been confirmed by multiple sources to MMA fighting on Tuesday. Gillespie returns to action after his last fight against Brad Riddell was canceled due to Riddell pulling out from the fight due to Coronavirus.

Gillespie was left without an opponent but now he will return in action soon in May. He is a former NCAA Division-1 wrestling champion and will try to bounce back from the brutal loss against Kevin Lee.

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Gregor Gillespie and Kevin Lee

Meanwhile, Ferreira will also attempt to get back on track after he lost a split decision to Beneil Dariush in a Fight of the Night this past February. Prior to that setback, Ferreira had rattled off six consecutive wins including a submission victory over former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.

Ferreira vs Gillespie will be on the same card as of TJ Dillashaw vs Cory Sandhagen

Cory Sandhagen TJ Dillashaw
Gregor Gillespie, Diego Ferreira, Cory Sandhagen and TJ Dillashaw

The former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw returns to action after two years, he was banned from competing after he was tested positive for PED, now he will face the hottest prospect Cory Sandhagen. This fight between Ferreira and Gillespie will also be on the same card.

This fight between Dillashaw and Cory will determine the next title challenger and all the eyes are on this one, with such an interesting addition to the fight card this will be a banger.

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