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Full UFC 277 fight card confirmed with Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2 headlining

The full UFC 277 card has now been finalized with Julianna Pena fighting Amanda Nunes in a rematch that will headline the second pay-per-view card for the promotion in July.

The event will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 30.

Pena and Nunes will face off in the main event after recently concluding a training camp against each other on the latest installment of The Ultimate Fighter. The first fight ended in a huge upset after Pena finished Nunes in the second round via submission to claim the 135-pound title while becoming the first fighter to beat the Brazilian since 2014.

Now they will reunite with Nunes seeking revenge while Pena looks to cement his place as the world’s top bantamweight.

Meanwhile, in the co-main event, an interim flyweight champion will be crowned when Brandon Moreno meets Kai Kara-France. With defending champ Deiveson Figueiredo injured, the UFC has opted to move forward with an interim title fight as Moreno will seek a second win over Kara-France after picking a unanimous decision in their first encounter. in 2019.

The main card will also feature heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Sergei Pavlovich as well as another intriguing flyweight matchup pitting Alexandre Pantoja against Alex Perez. A light heavyweight bout with title implications completes the main card as Magomed Ankalaev meets Anthony Smith.

Here’s the full card including preliminaries and early preliminaries plus start times for UFC 277 Dallas

UFC 277 PAY-PER-VIEW (10 p.m. ET)

MAIN EVENT: Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes

CO-MAIN EVENT: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara – France

Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich

Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith

PRELIMS (8 p.m. ET)

Drew Dober vs. Rafael Alves

Justin Tafa vs. Don’Tale Mayes

Alex Morono vs. Matthew Semelsberger

Diego Ferreira vs. Drakkar Klose

PRELIMINARY PRELIMINARY (6 p.m. ET)

Ramiz Brahimaj vs. Michael Morales

Ji Yeon Kim vs. Mariya Agapova

Ignacio Bahamondes versus Ludovit Klein

Nicolae Negumereanu vs Ihor Potiera

Orion Cosce vs. Blood Diamond