MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia

Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia UFC officials announced this morning that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will be taking on Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos (17-4) is coming off a surprising TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 this past December. Rothwell (36-9) meanwhile has won four-straight including wins over Overeem and most recently Josh Barnett at UFC on FOX 18 last month. UFC Fight Night 86 takes place April 10 at Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia. Here’s an updated look at the card.   Junior Dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ruslan Magomedov Bojan Mihajlovic vs. Francis Ngannou Timothy Johnson vs. Marcin Tybura Jan Blachowicz vs. Igor Pokrajac Nicolas Dalby vs. Bartosz Fabinski Damir Hadzovic vs. Mairbek Taisumov Alessio Di Chirico vs. Bojan Velickovic   Stephen Thompson vs. Johny Hendricks full fight video highlights   Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt full fight video highlights   UFC Fight Night 82 Athlete Outfitting pay   The full UFC Fight Night 82 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts included: Stephen Thompson: $5,000 def. Johny Hendricks: $15,000 Roy Nelson: $15,000 def. Jared Rosholt: $5,000 Ovince Saint Preux: $10,000 def. Rafael Cavalcante: $5,000 Joseph Benavidez: $15,000 def. Zach Makovsky: $5,000 Misha Cirkunov: $2,500 def. Alex Nicholson: $2,500 Mike Pyle: $15,000 def. Sean Spencer: $5,000 Josh Burkman: $10,000 def. K.J. Noons: $5,000 Derrick Lewis: $5,000 def. Damian Grabowski: $2,500 Justin Scoggins: $5,000 def. Noad Lahat: $2,500 Diego Rivas: $2,500 def. Noad Lahat: $2,500 Mickey Gall: $2,500 vs. Mike Jackson: $2,500 Alex White: $2,500 def. Artem Lobov: $2,500

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