Several bouts announced for UFC Fight Night 82

The UFC has announced several new bouts for the UFC Fight Night 82 event which takes place in early 2016. Roan Carneiro will meet Derek Brunson in a middleweight bout and Brandon Thatch vs. Siyar Bahadurzada is set for a welterweight contest.

Carneiro (20-9) has won six straight fights, while Brunson (14-3) has won three in a row. Thatch (11-3) has lost two in a row and has not fought since losing to Benson Henderson earlier this year.

Also announced for the event is Joe Riggs vs. Chris Camozzi, Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes, Shane Campbell vs. James Krause, Anthony Hamilton vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov and Sean Strickland vs. Alex Garcia.

UFC Fight Night 82 takes place at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center on Feb, 21 and the main card will air on FOX Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. The main event of this event has not been announced.

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