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UFC reveals 13-fight lineup, including Spann vs. Guskov, for April 27

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The full fight card for the UFC Fight Night event April 27 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas has been revealed.

With a flyweight main event between Manel Kape and Matheus Nicolau already announced, the co-main event will feature a light heavyweight showdown between Ryan Spann and Bogdan Guskov.

Promotion officials made the 13-fight lineup official Thursday. Spann (21-9 MMA, 7-4 UFC) vs. Guskov (15-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was one of two fights not previously reported. The other was a women’s strawweight matchup between former Invicta champion Ketlen Souza (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Dana White’s Contender Series alumnus Marnic Mann (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC).

Spann, 32, looks to snap a two-fight skid as he enters the matchup off consecutive losses to Nikita Krylov and Anthony Smith. Now, Spann faces the man many people think resembles Smith.

Guskov, 31, has split his UFC appearances to date. He made his promotional debut against ranked opposition in Volkan Oezdemir and lost the bout by first-round rear-naked choke. In February, Guskov picked up his first UFC victory with a first-round knockout of Zac Pauga.

The UFC Fight Night lineup for April 27 includes:

  • Manel Kape vs. Matheus Nicolau
  • Bogdan Guskov vs. Ryan Spann
  • Ariane Lipski vs. Karine Silva
  • Tim Means vs. Uros Medic
  • Joel Alvarez vs. Mateusz Rebecki
  • Victor Henry vs. Rani Yahya
  • Caio Machado vs. Don’Tale Mayes
  • Gabriel Benitez vs. Maheshate
  • Marnic Mann vs. Ketlen Souza
  • Liang Na vs. Ivana Petrovic
  • Gabe Green vs. James Llontop
  • Jhonata Diniz vs. Austen Lane
  • Michal Figlak vs. Austin Hubbard

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night for April 27.

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