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WOW! Darren Till Returns to UFC Action- Will Headline UFC Fight Night on March 19th

Published 12/06/2021, 1:07 PM EST

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The former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till will soon return to action to headline a UFC event. Ever since the Brit lost his fight against Derek Brunson, he has been getting call-outs from a fellow middleweight fighter. The number nine middleweight contender Uriah Hall has expressed his interest in fighting the Brit on Internet.

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Interestingly, it seems like Hall’s wish will soon be fulfilled by the promotion. According to the reports, the UFC officials are in talks about the much-anticipated middleweight bout between Hall and Till.


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Famous MMA journalist Ariel Helwani first reported the news on his substack. Meanwhile, MMA Unhinged posted it on Twitter with the caption, Darren Till vs. Uriah Hall is in the works to headline UFC Fight Night on March 19. – (185lbs) per @arielhelwani.”

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The middleweight bout will headline the UFC Fight Night on 19th March next year. And the event is expected to take place in Darren Till’s country, England. However, there have been no official announcements from the UFC.

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The British fighter Darren Till is one of the prominent names in the promotion. He has a professional record of 18-4 with 10 knockout wins under his name.

However, ever since, the Brit made a move from welterweight to the middleweight division; he hasn’t found much success. From three of his middleweight fights, ‘The Gorilla’ only won one against Kelvin Gastelum.


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Interestingly, all of his three opponents were among the top 10 fighters on the roster. Meanwhile, the Jamaican fighter, Uriah Hall, snapped his four-fight win streak after his recent defeat against Sean Strickland.


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Both the middleweight combatants have suffered losses in their previous bout. Also, Till is #8 in the division, while ‘Prime Time’ is #9. Hence, this fight makes much sense as both the fighters will have a chance to bounce back in the win column. Also, a win in this bout will cement their position in the division.


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Afnan Chougle


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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.
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