– A featherweight matchup between Daniel Pineda (18-10 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Robert Whiteford (10-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to UFC 171 in Dallas, TX on March 15 at Dallas’ American Airlines Center.
There will be 13 fights on this card and this fight above is expected to be on the prelims that air on FOX Sports 1 and stream on UFC Fight Pass.
The headlining event is Johnny Hendricks taking on dangerous Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title.
Here is the rest of UFC 171 card down below:
Main Card (PPV)
• Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler – for vacant welterweight title
• Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley
• Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez
• Hector Lombard vs. Jake Shields
Prelim Card (Fox Sports 1 & Fight Pass)
• Ovince St. Preux vs. Thiago Silva
• Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story
• Jessica Andrade vs. Julianna Pena
• Dennis Bermudez vs. Jimy Hettes
• Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer
• Will Campuzano vs. Darrell Montague
• Renee Forte vs. Frank Trevino
• Robert McDaniel vs. Tor Troeng
• Daniel Pineda vs. Robert Whiteford
– A middleweight bout between Michael Bisping (24-5 MMA, 14-5 UFC) and Tim Kennedy (17-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is in the works for April’s TUF Nations Finale event. Yes this fight most likely be the headliner as well.
If Bising can meet the UFC’s medical requirements.
Bisping has been sidelined for several months from surgery to repair a detached retina. He recently told BT Sport that his doctors have given the go for his return but UFC officials have requested additional testing and documentation.