MMA Odds and Ends for Thursday: Cindy Dandois signs with UFC, faces Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night Nashville

480 Cindy Dandois signs with UFC, faces Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night Nashville As first reported by MMA Kings on Twitter and later confirmed by the UFC, Invicta FC bantamweight Cindy Dandois has signed with the UFC and will face Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night Nashville on April 22nd. Dandois (8-2) heads into her promotional debut on a three-fight win streak, including a submission victory over current Invicta FC featherweight champion Megan Anderson back in September 2013.  She also holds wins over Marloes Coenen and Sheila Gaff. Meanwhile, Davis (17-7) has gone 1-2 in her last three-fights after a 5-0 start to her UFC career. She was recently submitted by Sara McMann this past December at the TUF 24 Finale. UFC Fight Night 108 takes place at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Here’s an updated look at the card… Artem Lobov vs. Cub Swanson Al Iaquinta vs. Diego Sanchez Thales Leites vs. Sam Alvey Brandon Moreno vs. Dustin Ortiz Jessica Penne vs. Danielle Taylor Hector Sandoval vs. Matt Schnell Scott Holtzman vs. Michael McBride Cindy Dandois vs. Alexis Davis Liam McGeary takes on third opponent Brett McDermott in Bellator 173 main event With Chris Fields (injury) and Vladimir Filipovic (Visa issues) forced off Bellator 173, Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary now faces Brett McDermott in the main event. McDermott (7-4) has gone 2-2 in his last four fights, including a TKO loss to Muhammed ‘King Mo” Lawal at the 2015 RIZIN Grand Prix. “The Spartan” has won six of his seven career fights by knockout. Bellator 173 takes place Friday at SSE Arena Belfast in Northern Ireland. The night’s main card airs on Spike via tape delay, and opening odds will be released on soon. Here’s an updated look at the card… MAIN CARD Liam McGeary vs. Brett McDermott James Gallagher vs. Kirill Medvedovsky Sinead Kavanagh vs. Iony Razafiarison Colin Fletcher vs. Alex Lohore PRELIMINARY CARD Norman Parke vs. Paul Redmond Dominique Wooding vs. Andy Young – for BAMMA interim world flyweight title Damien Lapilus vs. Ronnie Mann – for vacant BAMMA world featherweight title Rhys McKee vs. Myles Price – for BAMMA Lonsdale lightweight title Pelu Adetola vs. John Redmond Jai Herbert vs. Steve Owens Daniel Rutkowski vs. Niall Smith Ross McCorriston vs. Blaine O’Driscoll Stephen Kilifin vs. Andrew Murphy Daniel Olejniczak vs. Jonathan Reid Glenn Irvine vs. Keith McCabe

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