Corey Anderson vs. Ilir Latifi Slated for UFC 232

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A pivotal matchup in the UFC light heavyweight division between Corey Anderson and Ilir Latifi has been officially announced for UFC 232. The bout will take place on December 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Latifi (14-5-1NC) holds an octagon record of 7-3 since joining the UFC in 2013. He is coming off of back-to-back victories over Tyson Pedro and Ovince Saint Preux, most recently defeating OSP via first-round submission in February. Latifi currently sits at #3 in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings.

Anderson (11-4) is coming off of back-to-back wins as well, earning unanimous decision victories over both Patrick Cummins and Glover Teixeira. Known as "Overtime" and "Beastin' 25/8", Anderson currently sits at #7 in the official UFC light heavyweight fighter rankings. He holds an octagon record of 8-4.

Source: https://mmajunkie.com/2018/08/corey-anderson-vs-ilir-latifi-set-for-ufc-232-las-vegas

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