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10 fights announced for UFC Fight Night card in Abu Dhabi

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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).