UFC featherweight Charles Rosa announced that he will face Jimy Hettes at UFC Fight Night 81. The event takes place on January 17th at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
“It’s official, contract signed!! I’m fighting Jimy Hettes January,17 Boston TD Garden. Very proud to be representing my home and once again be fighting in venue I watched my favorite sports team play #teamRosa#rosaNation #BostonStrong #UFC.”
The show will be headlined by T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight title. Also confirmed for the January 17th card is a lightweight bout between former UFC champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, and Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman in light heavyweight action. This event will air on FOX Sports 1, with prelims on UFC Fight Pass, and we’ll have full coverage here on MMANews.com.