MMA Odds and Ends for Thursday: Andre Fili vs. Dennis Bermudez set for UFC on FOX 27

MMAFighting broke the news Wednesday
that Team Alpha Male featherweight Andre Fili will face Dennis Bermudez at UFC on FOX 27 on Jan. 27 in Charlotte, N.C.

Fili (17-5) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 118 in October. The 27-year-old has gone 5-4 in the UFC. Bermudez (16-7), has lost back-to-back fights against Chan Sung Jung and Darren Elkins. The Ultimate Fighter 14 runner-up has gone 2-2 in his last four fights.

Damir Hadzovic vs. Alan Patrick slated for UFC Fight Night 125

MMAJunkie reports that Damir Hadzovic will face Alan Patrick in a lightweight contest at UFC FIght Night 125 on Feb. 3 in Belem, Brazil.

Hadzovic (11-3) is coming off a TKO victory over Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night 108 in May. The 31-year old has won seven of his last eight fights. Patrick (14-1) hasn't competed since a September 2016 victory over Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 95. "Nuguete" has gone 4-1 in the UFC. Here's an updated look at the card.

Eryk Anders vs. Lyoto Machida
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Morales
Thiago “Marreta” Santos vs. Anthony Smith
Luis Henrique vs. Timothy Johnson
Priscila Cachoeira vs. Valentina Shevchenko
Polyana Viana vs. Maia Stevenson
Damir Hadzovic vs. Alan Patrick

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