It was announced during the UFC 195 weigh-in show on FOX Sports 1 that former title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone would move up to welterweight to fight Tim Means in the main event UFC Pittsburgh (UFC Fight Night 82).
Cerrone (28-7) is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s beat Jim Miller by second round KO in July of 2014. His next three bouts came by unanimous decision. He beat Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178, Myles Jury at UFC 182 and Benson Henderson in January of 2015. He broke John Makdessi jaw at UFC 187, which he won by TKO. He lost to Rafael dos Anjos by first-round TKO at UFC on FOX 17.
Means (25-7-1) is coming off a second-round knockout of John Howard at UFC Fight Night 80. He’s 4-1 in his last five bouts.
UFC Fight Night 82 takes place at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center on February 21st, 2016 and the main card will air on FOX Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Here is the updated card:
Donald Cerrone vs. Tim Means
Cody Garbrandt vs. John Lineker
Sarah Moras vs. Lauren Murphy
Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro
Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs
Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes
Shane Campbell vs. James Krausev
Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Brandon Thatch
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Anthony Hamilton
Alex Garcia vs. Sean Strickland
Daniel Sarafian vs. TBA
Bryan Barberena vs. Jonavin Webb