Jack Hermansson vs. Darren Till Targeted for UFC’s Return to London

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Darren Till UFC LondonDarren Till, UFC Fan Q&A, O2 Arena successful London, England. March 18, 2022 Credit: Jay Anderson/Cageside Press

The 2nd UFC London paper of 2022 appears to person a large combat successful the works.

Earlier this month, middleweight Jack Hermansson teased a combat with Darren Till connected societal media. Now, it appears conscionable specified a match-up is being lined up. Hermansson confirmed the quality connected societal media Friday, via his Instagram Story. Per a study by MMAnytt.se, verbal agreements are acceptable for the bout.

Cageside Press confirmed the program for the match-up with a root acquainted with the concern connected Saturday. The Fight Night lawsuit is expected to instrumentality spot astatine the O2 Arena successful London, England connected July 23.

Till (18-4-1) appeared astatine the UFC London paper successful March to assistance beforehand the event, but has not fought since losing a determination to Derek Brunson past September. The Liverpool autochthonal is looking to drawback a two-fight skid, with his past triumph coming successful 2019 against Kelvin Gastelum.

Despite an iffy grounds of late, Till remains a monolithic prima astatine location successful England, with fans astatine a caller Q&A asking him erstwhile he’s owed for a rubric shot. A triumph against Hermansson would astatine slightest beryllium a archetypal step.

Sweden’s Hermansson (22-7) volition besides beryllium looking to rebound disconnected a caller nonaccomplishment travel July. “The Joker” dropped a divided determination to Sean Strickland atop UFC Vegas 47 this past February. Hermansson is 2-2 successful his past 4 fights, with wins implicit Kelvin Gastelum and Edmen Shahbazyan, and an further nonaccomplishment to Marvin Vettori.

Two different bouts person been reported for the UFC’s July day successful London, with the paper presently shaping up arsenic follows:

Muhammad Mokaev vs. Charles Johnson Alexander Gustafsson vs. Nikita Krylov Darren Till vs. Jack Hermansson