UFC 255 has another light heavyweight bout attached to it, as John Allan and Roman Dolidze have been added to the card. The matchup was set for November 21st was first reported by Raphael Marinho of Combate.
The fight is set to be Dolidze’s second UFC fight, putting his seven-fight undefeated record on the line. His UFC debut came last July, stopping Khadis Ibragimov in the first round with strikes. The fight was his long awaited debut as three cancelled bouts before benched Dolidze for a year in total.
The fight is Allan’s second upcoming bout, as he has also taken a booking in a replacement bout against Ed Herman for a September 12th card. Allan’s UFC debut came in 2019 against Mike Rodriguez, although the result of it was turned into a no contest after Allan was flagged in a USADA test and suspended for a year.
Despite UFC 255 being somewhat down the line there is many fights scheduled for the matchup already. Here’s a look at the card which has two flyweight belts being defended on it.
Bout 6: Deiveson Figueiredo (19-1) vs. Cody Garbrandt (12-3) (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 5: Valentina Shevchenko (19-3) vs. Jennifer Maiai (18-6-1) (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 4: Brandon Moreno (17-5-1) vs. Alex Perez (24-5) (Flyweight)
Bout 3: Antonina Shevchenko (8-2) vs. Ariane Lipski (13-5) (Flyweight)
Bout 2: Mauricio Rua (27-11-1) vs. Paul Craig (13-4-1) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 1: John Allan (13-5) vs. Roman Dolidze (7-0) (Light Heavyweight)