Derrick Lewis and Junior dos Santos will headline the UFC’s debut event in Kansas this March 9 in Wichita. MMA Junkie was first to report the bout that will take place at the INTRUST bank arena.
Derrick Lewis (21-6-1) is coming off a loss to UFC Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 230 in November. He lost his first title shot via second round submission. Previously to that, ‘the black beast’ had been on a three fight win streak with two out of the three coming via KO/TKO.
Junior dos Santos (20-5) is coming off a recent TKO win over Tai Tuivasa in Australia this past December. Previously to that, Junior dos Santos made his return to the octagon with a decision win over Blagoy Ivanov at UFC Boise in July.
This bout has yet to be confirmed by the UFC. For more updates, follow MMA Crazy on twitter.