Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie added to UFC on ESPN 24

A light-weight battle is the current addition to UFC on ESPN 24.

A little more than 3 weeks eliminated from a current fight-day bout cancellation, Gregor Gillespie has actually been rebooked versus Diego Ferreira. The Might 8 occasion doesn’t have actually any formally revealed area or location at this time.

2 individuals with understanding of the match validated the reservation to Mixed Martial Arts Addict on Tuesday however asked to stay confidential as the promo has yet to make a main statement. ESPN was the very first to report the news.

Ferreira (17-3 Mixed Martial Arts, 8-3 UFC) had a six-fight winning streak snapped in a Feb. 6 split choice loss to Beneil Dariush. In spite of losing the battle, Ferreira made a $50,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus offer for his efforts.

Gillespie (13-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 6-1 UFC) has actually not contended given that his very first expert loss at UFC 244 in November 2019 when he was strongly knocked out by Kevin Lee through head kick.

Gillespie was arranged to combat Brad Riddell on March 20, however the battle was canceled hours prior to the occasion when Riddell was dismissed due to COVID-19 procedures.

With the addition, the UFC on ESPN 24 lineup now consists of:

  • Cory Sandhagen vs. T.J. Dillashaw

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Diego Sanchez

  • Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ryan Benoit

  • Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima

  • Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris

  • JP Purchases vs. Francisco Figueredo

  • Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos

  • Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park

  • Damir Hadzovic vs. Nikolas Motta

  • Philipe Lins vs. Ben Rothwell

  • Angela Hill vs. Amanda Ribas

  • Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.