The UFC heads to Fort Campbell, Ky., on Wednesday for its first Fight for the Troops event in nearly three years. The card is headlined by Green Beret Tim Kennedy and his Brazilian opponent Rafael Natal.
Being a 10-year veteran of the Army, as well as a Green Beret, it was no surprise that Tim Kennedy was swarmed with applause. His opponent, Rafael Natal, also got a healthy response from the members of the military in attendance.
U.S. Marine Liz Carmouche also got an overwhelming round of applause from the soldiers at Fort Campbell. She easily made weight, as did her co-main event opponent, Alexis Davis.
Main Card (on Fox Sports 1)
-Tim Kennedy (186) vs. Rafael “Sapo” Natal (185.5)
-Liz Carmouche (135) vs. Alexis Davis (134)
-Ronny Markes (185.5) vs. Yoel Romero (185.5)
-Jorge Masvidal (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (155)
-Colton Smith (155.5) vs. Michael Chiesa (156)
Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 1)
-Bobby Green (155) vs. James Krause (155.5)
-George Roop (135.5) vs. Francisco Rivera (136)
-Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Steven Siler (146)
-Amanda Nunes (136) vs. Germaine de Randamie (136)
Preliminary Card (Online)
-Chris Camozzi (186) vs. Lorenz Larkin (185)
-Yves Edwards (156) vs. Yancy Medeiros (156)
-Neil Magny (171) vs. Seth Baczynski (171)
-Derek Brunson (186) vs. Brian Houston (185)
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