Barboza vs.Chikadze headliner for Aug. 28 event

The UFC is working on finalizing the two featherweights against one another for a matchup that will headline the promotion’s Aug. 28 event, expected to take place in Las Vegas.

Two people with knowledge of the matchup confirmed the targeted booking to MMA Junkie on Monday but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement. ESPN first reported the matchup.

With the addition, the UFC Fight Night event for Aug. 28 includes:

Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze
Gerald Meerschaert vs. Makhmud Muradov
Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira
Joselyne Edwards vs. Zarah Fairn
Kevin Croom vs. Marcelo Rojo
Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti
Jamall Emmers vs. Pat Sabatini
Dustin Jacoby vs. Darren Stewart
J.J. Aldrich vs. Tracy Cortez
Sean Brady vs. Kevin Lee
Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Aliaskhab Khizriev



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