10 fights announced for UFC Fight Night card in Abu Dhabi

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC returns to Abu Dhabi in April, and the promotion officially announced 10 bouts for the Fight Night card Tuesday.

Headlined by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-8-1, 1 NC) vs. Roy Nelson (19-9), the UFC card takes place at the Yas Island in United Arab Emirates on April 11, and will feature a featherweight battle between Clay Guida (30-11) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-7-2) in the co-main event.

Fresh off successful UFC debuts, Jared Rosholt (9-1) takes on Polish heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk (16-3-1), while Andrew Craig (9-2) faces off against Chris Camozzi (19-7) in the middleweight division. Also at 185 pounds, Thales Leites (22-4) meets Trevor Smith (11-4).

The fight card also includes Alptekin Ozkilic (9-2) vs. Dustin Ortiz (12-3), Ramsey Nijem (9-4) vs. Beneil Dariush (7-0), Ryan LaFlare (10-0) vs. John Howard (22-8), Jim Alers (12-1) vs. Alan Omer (18-3) and Rani Yahya (19-8) vs. Johnny Bedford (19-11-1).

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