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Brits are back: 5 matchups to follow as U.K. fighters take over UFC 'Fight Island'

Posted On: Jun 30, 2020   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Brits are back: 5 matchups to follow as U.K. fighters take over UFC 'Fight Island'

The launch of the UFC's “Fight Island” events in Abu Dhabi next month marks the moment for a group of fighters from the international roster to return to action.
That group includes a host of U.K.-based fighters who, up to now, have been in MMA exile while international travel restrictions keep them from traveling to the U.S. to compete.
The advent of “Fight Island” and the UFC's detailed travel regimen for fighters jetting into Abu Dhabi have opened the door for some of the promotion's most exciting fighters from the U.K. to return to action.
Ahead of the UFC's four-event run on Yas Island, here are five fights to keep an eye on that feature returning U.K. fighters.
Without further ado...
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Molly McCann vs. Talia Santos, July 15
There's been something special about some of the matchups we've seen during the UFC's lockdown era so far, and you can bet your last dollar that Molly McCann will look to add to that growing list of memorable fights.
McCann arrived in the...

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