Woodbridge, Ontario’s Alex Ricci gets UFC opportunity this Saturday at UFN Vancouver

August 23, 2016

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Woodbridge, Ontario’s Alex Ricci gets UFC opportunity this Saturday at UFN Vancouver



UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit (also known as UFC on Fox 21) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that will be held on August 27, 2016 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Josh Emmett was expected to face promotional newcomer Jeremy Kennedy at the event. However, Emmett pulled out of the fight on August 19 with an undisclosed injury. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Alex Ricci, a good friend of MMACanada.net.

Official word from Alex Ricci Facebook account: It’s official! Just signed to the @ufc and I’ll be fighting this Saturday, August 27 in Vancouver, BC, Canada against Jeremy Kennedy. Thank you everyone for all of the love and support. Make sure to check out UFC on FOX 21 for my official UFC debut.

Ricci steps in on short notice to make his impact on the grandest stage of them all this Saturday! Congrats to Ricci, and the making of a future UFC star!

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