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Carla Esparza vs. Tatiana Suarez, Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Stamann highlight new fight announcements for UFC 228

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Carla Esparza faces Tatiana Suarez at UFC 228.
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A pair of matchups between ranked contenders highlighted a slew of fight announcements made official by the UFC on Tuesday for Sept. 8 at UFC 228.

Chief among the announcements was a strawweight contest between former Invicta FC and UFC champion Carla Esparza (14-5) and undefeated The Ultimate Fighter 23 winner Tatiana Suarez (7-0). Also made official was a bantamweight bout between top-10 fighters Aljamain Sterling (14-3) and Cody Stamann (17-1), as well as a lightweight matchup between longtime UFC veteran Jim Miller (28-11, 1 NC) and Alex White (12-3).

UFC 228 takes place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The event is headlined by a pair of title fights, Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till for the welterweight belt and Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko for the women’s flyweight strap.

An updated UFC 228 fight card can be seen below.

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