Dana White had stated that he wanted Greg Hardy fighting again soon. Dana said this after Hardy won his fight on Dana’s Contender Series. now, it looks as if it’s going to happen and soon. Ariel Helwani first reported the news that Hardy is set to fight on the Contender Series again. This time on August 7.
Ariel Helwani posted the news on ESPN.com
“Greg Hardy’s second professional mixed martial arts fight is very close to being set.
The controversial former NFL player is slated to face Tebaris Gordon (3-0) on the Aug. 7 as part of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series card in Las Vegas, multiple sources told ESPN.
Hardy won his MMA debut last month when he knocked out Austen Lane in 57 seconds. Moments later, Dana White offered him a UFC contract.
The fight against Gordon will be the first on Hardy’s new four-fight contract with Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, sources say, however, it won’t be considered (an) official UFC fight.”