Jack Hermansson vs. Jared Cannonier headlines UFC Copenhagen

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It’s official: Jack Hermansson will be headlining the UFC’s first trip to Denmark.

He will take on Jared Cannonier in the main event at UFC on ESPN+ 18, UFC officials announced Friday. News of the matchup was first reported to be in the works by Cannonier’s manager, Malki Kawa.

UFC on ESPN+ 18 takes place Sept. 28 at Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark. The entire card is expected to stream on ESPN+.

Swedish-born Hermansson (20-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) is coming off the biggest win in his career,  an upset win over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza via unanimous decision at UFC on ESPN+ 8. Currently residing in Norway, this will mark Hermansson’s second straight main event as he will get to compete close to home.

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