MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou set for UFC on FOX 23

480 Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou set for UFC on FOX 23 UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will battle prospect Francis Ngannou on Jan. 28 at UFC on FOX 23. Arlovski (25-13, 1 NC) heads into this matchup off three-straight stoppage losses to Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, and Josh Barnett. Ngannou (9-1) has gone 4-0 in the octagon including a submission victory over Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 102 last week. UFC on FOX 23 takes place at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. Here’s an updated look at the card. Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou Raphael Assuncao vs. Aljamain Sterling Hector Lombard vs. Brad Tavares J.C. Cottrell vs. Jason Gonzalez Alexandre Pantoja vs. Eric Shelton   Tecia Torres vs. Bec Rawlings slated for UFC Fight Night 104 The Courier Mail reports that a rematch between strawweights Tecia Torres and Bec Rawlings is set for UFC Fight Night 104. Torres (7-1) had her three-fight snapped after losing to Rose Namajunas at UFC on FOX 19. Rawlings (7-5) is coming off a highlight-reel knockout setback to Paige VanZant at UFC on FOX 21. UFC Fight Night 104 takes place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Here’s an updated look at the card. Dennis Bermudez vs. Chan Sung Jung Alexa Grasso vs. Felice Herrig Ovince Saint Preux vs. Jan Blachowicz Evan Dunham vs. Abel Trujillo Tecia Torres vs. Bec Rawlings Johnny Case vs. James Vick Curtis Blaydes vs. Adam Milstead Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Chas Skelly Justin Ledet vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy

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