The already-stacked UFC card for the end of the year will now feature Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson and Stephen Thompson vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov, as reported in a breaking news article.

The highly anticipated and much sought after fight card for UFC 296 is shaping up to be an absolute knockout. Paddy Pimblett and Tony Ferguson and Stephen Thompson and Shavkat Rakhmonov are two additional fights that have been added to the bill, and the announcement was made earlier today by Dana White, the CEO of the promotion.

Pimblett presently has a record of 20-3 and is undefeated in his last six fights (four of which have been in the UFC). Ferguson has a record of 25-9 and was the interim lightweight champion at one point in his career. He has victories over notable fighters including as Rafael dos Anjos, Kevin Lee, and Anthony Pettis.

Shavkat Rakhmonov is currently unbeaten with a record of 17-0 and has a perfect record in the UFC. In his most recent bout, ‘The Nomad’ won by way of a third-round submission victory over Geoff Neal.

Stephen Thompson, who once challenged for the welterweight belt twice, currently has a record of 17 wins and 6 losses. He has victories over several of MMA’s top competitors, like as Jorge Masvidal, Vicente Luque, and Robert Whittaker, among others.

The fight between Leon Edwards and Colby Covington at welterweight will be the main event of the night’s card of fights. In addition, a bout for the flyweight championship between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Royval has been scheduled for the event’s fight card.

The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will play host to UFC 296, which is slated to take place on December 16.

Fight fans and participants express their excitement about the Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson bout.
MMA competitors have gone to social media in droves to voice their opinions on the Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight that was just recently announced for UFC 296. The announcement caught the whole MMA community by surprise.

Fighters react to Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight announcement

MMA competitors have gone to social media in droves to voice their opinions on the Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson fight that was just recently announced for UFC 296. The announcement caught the whole MMA community by surprise.

Renato Mociano, a lightweight star for the UFC, wrote:

“Lol, I guess all the hype is real… Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson.”
The following is what Chase Hooper wrote in response to the news:

What the actual f**k is going on here? Who is the lout responsible for starting this brawl?

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