Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes Targeted for UFC London

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A light heavyweight showdown between Volkan Oezdemir and Dominick Reyes is in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 5 on March 16. The bout was initially reported by bjpenn.com and later confirmed by mmajunkie.com.

Oezdemir (15-3) is coming off of back-to-back losses to Daniel Cormier and Anthony Smith, most recently losing to Smith via third-round submission in October. “No Time” currently sits at #5 on the official UFC fighter rankings.

Reyes (10-0) most recently defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision at UFC 229 in October. “The Devastator” holds an Octagon record of 4-0 and currently sits at #8 on the official UFC fighter rankings.

UFC on ESPN+ 5 is scheduled to take place at The 02 in London, England.

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