UFC president Dana White confirmed with ESPN that Till will headline the UFC London card against Masvidal on Saturday, March 16th inside the O2 Arena.
Till is coming off his first lost to the champion, Tyron Woodley. Masvidal returns after sitting out all of 2018, after losing close decisions to Demian Maia and Stephen Thompson.
The UFC on ESPN+ 5 co-headliner will feature Leon Edwards vs Gunnar Nelson. Edwards hasn’t fought since a win over Donald Cerrone last June. He is currently on a six-fight winning streak. Nelson put himself back in the win column recently with a win over Alex Oliveira at UFC 231.
UFC London will also feature the light heavyweight matchup between Volkan Oezdemir and the undefeated 205-pound phenom, Dominick Reyes. In addition, Gokhan Saki returns to take on Saparbeg Safarov.
The current UFC on ESPN+ 5 lineup:
- Jorge Masvidal vs Darren Till
- Leon Edwards vs Gunnar Nelson
- Volkan Oezdemir vs Dominick Reyes
- Danny Roberts vs Claudio Silva
- Priscila Cachoeira vs Molly McCann
- Jack Marshman vs John Phillips
- Tom Breese vs Cezar Ferreira
- Saparbeg Safarov vs Gokhan Saki