The fights to watch at UFC Fight Night 147 in London, England

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On Saturday March 16, the UFC makes its return to London, England for an amazing fight card when top welterweights clash as #3 ranked Darren “The Gorilla” Till takes on #11 ranked Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal.

In the co-main event, another pair of top welterweights go to war as #10 ranked Leon Edwards takes on #13 ranked Gunnar Nelson.

Check out the fights to watch at UFC London:

 

The fights to watch at UFC London

UFC London is set to be a great card with many amazing fights. The main card is stacked with many competitive matchups and a main card set to steal the show. The prelims may go overlooked, however, it's scheduled with many fighters looking to make a statement in their respect divisions. I think there will be no shortage of jaw dropping fights, so take a look at the fights you absolutely don't want to miss this weekend.

Marc Diakiese vs Joe Duffy

These are two lightweights who have had extremely good fights in the UFC, but have fallen short every time they had a chance to make the ranks. Both Marc and Joe are two of the most talented fighters on the roster. I expect both these men to come out and try to make a statement against one another. The winner of this fight will most likely get a high profile fight in the lightweight division.

Volkan Oezdemir (#6) vs Dominick Reyes (#8)

A great matchup for the light heavyweight division with Jon back at the top. Anyone in the top ten can be the next title challenger at this point. Both of these men are looking to put on a show, Volkan he is looking to break his two fight losing streak and get back to the win column to remind people why there was so much hype around him. As for Reyes, he's a guy who has emerged out of nowhere. He is on a four fight winning streak and is currently undefeated. His most noticeable win comes against  Ovince St. Preux at UFC 229 and he is looking to keep that momentum going as he tries to take out a top five contender.

Leon Edwards (#10) vs Gunnar Nelson (#13)

Both these gentlemen are easily two of the best welterweights in the world. Gunnar nelson is a man who has always had good hype around him, he is easily one of the best grapplers in the division after Demian Maia. Leon Edwards has made a splash in the welterweight division as of late, he is on a 6-fight winning streak and only has two loses in the UFC, one of those losses is to the current champion, Kamaru Usman. I expect the winner of this fight to make a big leap in the rankings.

Darren Till (#3) vs Jorge Masvidal (#11)

This is a no-brainer, it's a great matchup of top strikers. Both Darren and Jorge are some of the top strikers in all of the UFC. Both men are coming to fight and meet in the middle and I don't see either one of them taking a step back. Darren Till is coming of a title shot loss to former champ Tyron Woodley and is looking to get back in the win column. This will be his third main event he will be headlining. Jorge Masvidal is on a two-fight losing streak, dropping back-to-back fights to Demian Maia and Stephen Thompson. He has been out since his loss to Wonderboy, which was at UFC 217 in 2017. With him coming off a year and a half layoff, Masvidal will be looking to get back to the top of the division and with a win over Till, it will put him right back in the top five.

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