This is Hardy’s instant UFC fight after having a catastrophic introduction against Allen Crowder at UFC Brooklyn at January. That strikes ended when Hardy landed a illegal knee on a downed Crowder from the second round, leading to him losing disqualification. Just before that setback, Hardy was 3-0 as an expert and 3-0 being a amateur, together with all the wins coming by way of knock out within a minute. A few of the successes occurred on .
Even the 30-year-old Hardy’so move into MMA generated much publicity as a result of his NFL background and a high profile national violence incident from 2014 that played a role in his expulsion from the group.
Smoliakov, 3 4, returns into the UFC after winning his latest bout at a series in Russia in January. He’s 0-2 in his previous Octagon looks, last rival for the UFC on Jan. 1-5, 2017 when he dropped Cyril Asker via first-round TKO.
Additionally official for UFC on ESPN 3, John Lineker (31-8) along with Cory Sandhagen (10 1 ) will meet in a bantamweight bout that was originally scheduled for UFC Brooklyn, welterweights Alex Oliveira (20-6-1, two NC) and Li Jingliang (16-5) face off, along with former UFC straWWEight champion Carla Esparza struggles former Invicta FC straWWEight champion Livinha Souza,
View the upgraded card below (bout order to be ascertained ):
Greg Hardy vs. Dmitrii Smoliakov
Alex Oliveira vs. Li Jingliang