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Several big fights announced for UFC 206

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Five new bouts have been added to UFC 206.

Lando Vannata returns to the Octagon in a 155-pound bout against John Makdessi, former title contender Valerie Letourneau takes on Poliana Botelho in a strawweight bout, Olivier Aubin-Mercier is set to take on Drew Dober in a lightweight clash, Rustam Khabilov meets Canadian talent Jason Saggo in a lightweight bout and former flyweight title contender John Moraga fights Zach Makovsky.

Vannata (8-1) is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he has beaten Mitsuyoshi Nakai at Pancreas 255 by first round submission, Bruce Reis at JMMAS 13 by second round submission, Santana-Sol Martinez at NP 7 by first round submission, Chad Curry at RFA 32 by first round TKO and Ramico Blackmon at TSE 2 by first round TKO. He lost to Tony Ferguson at UFC Fight Night 91 by second round submission.

Letourneau (8-5) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. In her last six bouts, she’s 4-2. She beat Jordan Moore at AFC 21 by first-round TKO, Elizabeth Phillips at UFC 174 by split decision, Jessica Rakoczy at UFC 186 by unanimous decision, and then Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 74 by unanimous decision. She lost to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 193 by unanimous decision. She lost to Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 89 by third round TKO.

Aubin-Mercier (9-2) is currently on a one-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 4-2. He lost to Chad Laprise at TUF Nations Finale by decision, then beat Jake Lindsey at UFC Fight Night 54 by second round submission, David Michaud at UFC 186 by third round submission and Tony Sims at UFC Fight Night 74 by decision. He lost to Carlos Diego Ferreira at UFC on FOX 18 by decision. He beat Thibault Gouti at UFC Fight Night 89 by third round submission.

Makovsky (19-7) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 3-3. He beat Scott Jorgensen at UFC on FOX 9 by decision and Josh Sampo at UFC 170by decision. He then went 1-2 in his next three. He lost to Jussier da Silva at UFC Fight Night 74 by decision, beat Tim Elliott at UFC Fight Night 60 by decision, and then lost to John Dodson at UFC 187 by decision. He lost to Zach Makovsky by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 82.

UFC 206 takes place in Toronto, Canada at the Air Canada Centre on Dec. 10. Here is the updated card for the event:

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson – UFC light heavyweight title

John Moraga vs. Zach Makovsky

Rustam Khabilov vs. Jason Saggo

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Drew Dober

Valerie Letourneau vs. Poliana Botelho.

Lando Vannata vs. John Makdessi



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