FOX Sports reports that Daniel Cormier defend his light heavyweight title against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220 on Jan. 20 at TD Garden in Boston.
Cormier (19-1) defends his title for the first time since he was promoted to champion after Jon Jones failed drug test following UFC 214. The 38-year-old is unbeaten in his last four fights with his TKO loss to Jones turning into a No Contest. Oezdemir (15-1) is still slated to compete despite being arrested and charged with aggravated battery stemming from an altercation in Florida. The Swiss fighter has gone a perfect 3-0 in the UFC including back-to-back knockout victories over Misha Cirkunov and Jimi Manuwa. Here’s an updated look at the card.
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Volkan Oezdemir – for light heavyweight title
Islam Makhachev vs. Gleison Tibau
Dustin Ortiz vs. Alexandre Pantoja
Thomas Almeida vs. Rob Font
Shane Burgos vs. Calvin Kattar
Kyle Bochniak vs. Brandon Davis