Matt Lopez vs. Alejandro Perez added to UFC on Fox 29 at Gila River Arena
CLOSE Safford native Justin The Highlight Gaethje joins azcentral sports' Greg Moore to talk about growing up in Arizona and coming back to fight at Gila River Arena.
The UFC is relying heavily on Arizona fighters for its April 14 show at Gila River Arena, and a newly confirmed fight in enhancing that connection.
Matt Lopez (10-2-0) will face Alejandro Perez (20-6-1) in a bantamweight scrap in UFC on Fox 29, azcentral sports has learned.
Lopez is joining headliner Justin “Highlight” Gaethje to represent for the mining towns.
Lopez and Gaethje are both from Safford. They now train together... read more
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